Archive for February 2019

HR News Roundup – 22 Feb 2019

Workplace fatalities edge to new low, but more non-fatal injuries on the job last year Singapore Budget 2019: Businesses welcome digital push, emphasis on reskilling workers Budget 2019: Foreign worker quota in services sector to be cut to 35% by 2021 Nearly 500 companies adopt tripartite standard for self-employed News Sources: The Straits Times, Channel…

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HR News Roundup – 15 Feb 2019

WSQ training helped boost real wages and likelihood of employment: MTI economists Budget to focus on helping companies embrace tech, train workers to lift productivity: Heng Swee Keat NTUC calls for more to be done so that caregivers can join workforce Employees want to feel like they’re part of a family A rewarding job matters…

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HR News Roundup – 8 Feb 2019

Use tech, strong company culture to engage staff More people in jobs in 2018, with layoffs at 6-year low: MOM data Workplace perks have gone berserk — but do they matter? Time for uniformed services to consider hiring older workers, raise retirement ages? Commentary: Countries are not responding well to automation News sources: The Straits…

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