HR News Roundup – 30 Nov 2018

Incomes up, more younger and older workers employed Job seekers must identify, learn right skills: Workforce Singapore What will be Singapore’s most in-demand jobs for 2019? Pay raise, mandatory bonus for landscape maintenance workers from 2020 Commentary: If more work in old age, how relevant is the retirement age?   News sources – The Straits […]

HR News Roundup – 23 Nov 2018

Job prospects for workers next year mixed across sectors: Observers Singapore tops Asia-Pacific nations in talent competitiveness Singapore not backing down on foreign worker restrictions Commentary: The enormous, avoidable waste of human capital caused by gender inequality Commentary: When did wanton self-promotion at work become normal?   News sources: The Straits Times, HRM asia, Channel […]

HR News Roundup – 16 Nov 2019

Cleaners to get an annual bonus of at least two weeks’ pay from Jan 1, 2020 onwards For the maritime sector to keep up, HR must transform Strengthening protection for workers is good, so too is getting the timing right Commentary: Disappearing money and labour’s diminishing share of income News Source: The Straits Times, HRM […]

HR News Roundup – 2 Nov 2018

Ever hired the wrong person for the job? 98% of Singapore CFOs say they have Google workers worldwide walk out to protest against office harassment, inequality In a digital world, job referrals provide a human touch Commentary: Toxic workplaces are feeding the imposter phenomenon   News sources: The Straits Times, Channel NewsAsia, HRM Asia Photo […]