[Blog 13] Does Getting Older Hurt Your Career?

Everyone gets older, and in an ageing society like Singapore’s, we see an ageing workforce. Sadly, old is not always gold when it comes to employability, and HR advisory services play an increasingly important role in promoting inclusivity in the workplace.

[Blog 12] How to Enhance the Usefulness of Your HR Analytics

With big data highlighting trends, patterns and relationships in various fields, from marketing to finance, playing a huge role in numerous operations, it is no surprise that the same for big data goes for HR. HR analytics not only helps to identify turnover spikes, areas of consistent employee complaints,...

[Blog 11] HR’s New Role – Future Proofing in the age of Digitisation

In a time of rapid digital change, companies need to evolve and restructure themselves to stay relevant and valuable to customers of the digital age, as well as compete in the global marketplace. Technological development is proceeding at a blindingly fast pace that will only accelerate in the coming...

[Blog 10] How You Can Create an Inclusive and Harmonious Workplace

For many years, creating an inclusive and harmonious environment is believed to be a key driver in employee engagement and commitment. Well-managed diverse teams were known to demonstrate greater performance than homogeneous teams, whereas poorly managed diverse teams demonstrated the opposite tendency. As shown in an MOM survey in...

[Blog 9] Manpower Planning – Building the Singapore Core

Over the last decade, it has grown increasingly challenging for organisations to meet manpower needs and take advantage of growth opportunities due to the shrinking local workforce and its underlying shortage of critical skills. As statistics on Singapore’s economy indicates, GDP growth has slowed to 2% in 2015 and...

[Blog 8] Talent Search – The Difficulties of HR in Singapore

Most of us can agree: The success of any company hinges on the quality of its people. Besides attracting the right talents, companies have the additional challenge of having to retain their talents, in order to benefit from a high-quality workforce. However, recruiting and retaining staff possessing the necessary...

[Blog 7] Learning and Development Initiatives You Should Implement in Your Workplace

Most companies are aware of how important training initiatives are. In addition to equipping new hires with the right skills to tackle their upcoming projects, learning and development initiatives introduce employees to the company’s culture, expectations and work processes. This ultimately improves the company’s productivity, and enables staff career...

[Blog 6] 4 Core Things your HR Solution Should Accomplish

As an owner of a business or start-up, time is often a scarce resource. Between managing your company’s workflow and ensuring that there is a steady stream of revenue, hardly any time is left for managing the company’s HR needs. While the role of HR may seem less pressing...

[Blog 5] 4 Questions to Ask When Choosing your Personal Advisor

Whether you are a fresh grad in need of your first job or someone looking for a new career direction, finding your own personal advisor is a good idea. With the right candidate, shortlist paths that will lead you to your goals more easily and gain solid advice on...

[Blog 4] Is Career Counselling in Singapore Worth It?

Many will probably agree with the statement that career counselling in Singapore seems pointless. For those looking to find a job, the prevalence of recruitment agencies and job portals in recent years has made locating a job far easier. Furthermore, the availability of career finding resources online makes it...