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HR News Roundup – 17 May 2019

Randstad’s most attractive employers for 2019 Singapore tops region in talent competitiveness for 6th straight year How to put the ‘H’ back in ‘HR’ Commentary: Who’s looking after the children and elderly if more women work? News Sources: HRM Asia, HRD Asia, Channel NewsAsia Photo by Peter Nguyen on Unsplash

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HR News Roundup – 10 May 2019

Banks reskilling frontline staff and creating new jobs to help employees stay ahead of tech disruption Carving a bigger share of a US$400b pie in Singapore Study calls for pre-school teachers to be better paid, to work more with early intervention teachers Why people stay with the same company for decades The dark side of…

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HR News Roundup – 3 May 2019

Extra 10% funding from April 2020 for firms working with unions to train workers: Heng Swee Keat Firms urged to view reskilling, training as investment Lay offs in 2018 would have been ‘much worse’ without emphasis on training and upgrading: PM Lee Commentary: Career Mobility is the new Career Stability News sources: The Straits Times,…

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HR News Roundup – 26 April 2019

The 5 hottest tech jobs in Singapore this year: Robert Half Jobless rate for Singaporeans in Q1 grows slightly to 3.2%: MOM 1,000 company training committees to be set up by NTUC to help workers upgrade skills The top in-demand skills for HR innovation How effective are annual performance reviews? News sources: The Straits Times,…

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HR News Roundup – 19 April 2019

New guidelines on rest areas for outsourced workers by year end MOM to focus on career mobility: Josephine Teo Increasingly ‘more upsides than downsides’ from tech disruption, says Josephine Teo Commentary: Are you prepared to be replaced by robots? Some at Walmart soon have to be News sources: The Straits Times, Channel NewsAsia Photo by Lily…

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HR Roundup – 12 April 2019

Over 3 in 5 Singapore employers favour hard skills over soft skills: Poll Better job outlook for private-school grads, but pay unchanged: Survey Mothers returning to work have plenty of new skills to help them snare that dream job Getting employees, both young and old, to work together Commentary: Grey areas surrounding wrongful dismissal guidelines…

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HR News Roundup – 5 April 2019

New guidelines set out what constitutes wrongful dismissal Singaporeans should retire at 70, says Mercer boss HRM Five: Why an employee alumni might work for you How much bonus do employees in Singapore expect? 69% say 1-2 months’ worth News sources: The Straits Times, HRM Asia, Human Resources Photo by Lily Banse on Unsplash

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HR News Roundup – 29 Mar 2019

Higher starting pay, employment rates for SUTD fresh graduates in 2018: Survey Public feedback sought on wages and job issues Pegging retirement and re-employment ages to Singaporeans’ healthy life expectancy From construction to cakes: What a man’s job switch tells us about how S’pore looks at skills Changes to the Employment Act with effect from…

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HR News Roundup – 22 Mar 2019

More job vacancies for PMETs last year; employers increasingly looking beyond academic results: MOM More than 90,000 employers to receive over S$600 million in wage credit payouts 9 in 10 CHROs fail to build future-ready workforce Commentary: Becoming future-ready, inside the quiet revolution of Singapore’s legal sector News sources: The Straits Times, TODAY, HRD Asia,…

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HR News Roundup – 15 Mar 2019

Retrenchments fall to 7-year low in 2018, employment growth highest since 2014: MOM NTUC tackles gender imbalance with new programme to groom women for top roles New year, new expectations: What employees want for 2019 When employees disobey their bosses News sources: The Straits Times, Channel NewsAsia, HRM Asia, TODAY Photo by Lucas Law on Unsplash

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