HR News Roundup – 4 Jan 2019

Prolonged exposure to polluted air affects productivity: Study More deaths, fewer injuries in construction from Jan to Nov Employers reminded to make CPF contributions by Jan 14 to qualify for Wage Credit Scheme Some HR trends to watch out for in 2019 The job interview of the future is already here News Sources: The Straits […]

HR News Roundup – 27 July 2018

Training and productivity boost to lift wages of staff Many eldercare workers underpaid, contributing to high turnover: Lien Foundation report NTUC urges employers to raise workers’ retirement age More help for modern services workers to reskill Commentary: Expats have an edge over locals. Here’s why Commentary: For explosive growth, look to these two models of […]

HR News Roundup – 5 July 2018

Augmented workforce to be the future of work MOM warns employers not to mis-label staff as execs, managers to avoid paying them benefits like overtime Citibank Singapore to reskill 2,000 employees by 2020 Commentary: Core to growth, yet productivity has lost its shine   News sources – The Straits Times, Channel NewsAsia, HRM Asia

HR News Roundup – 9 May 2018

Productivity push seeing results but gains are uneven The Big Read: The rise of artificial intelligence and how lives will forever be changed Commentary: Progression a fitting new mantra for workers and companies   News sources – The Straits Times, Channel NewsAsia