With work from home being the new norm, effective communication has never been more important – especially with good old email. To make messages more friendly and approachable, some of us may be tempted to add emojis to it. However, does that really help in work-related contexts? According to a study by ResumeLab, only 40% of 1,000 respondents included in the study considered emails featuring the little yellow...

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It all starts within the office – in fulfilling its aim to build a “connected society for a better future”, Vodafone’s leadership team makes it a point to first build this internally. In this feature, JPS Choudary, Regional HR Head – Asia, Africa and Middle East, Vodafone, tells Priya Sunil all about the inclusive, collaborative, and overall sustainable working environment the firm has built for its...

At a press conference on Tuesday (14 April), Singapore’s Minister for Manpower Josephine Teo detailed a three-pronged approach that has been undertaken by the special Inter-agency Taskforce, in managing the transmission of COVID-19 in all dormitories across Singapore. This approach is as follows: First, is the active containment of the spread in dormitories with clusters. In other words, these dormitories are...

To ease the burden of the impact of COVID-19, Citi Singapore has committed to give some 1,600 of its employees a total of S$2mn in a one-off special compensation award. Employees who earn an annual base salary of S$ 70,000 or less are eligible for this award and will receive the one-off compensation of S$ 1,200, which will be credited into their Citibank accounts this month. The bank announced today in a press...

Human Resources magazine and the HR Bulletin daily email newsletter:Asia's only regional HR print and digital media brand.Register for your FREE subscription now » HR leaders, without a doubt, play a key role in an organisation’s call-to-action in advocating diversity & inclusion at the workplace. In this seventh part of our series dedicated to celebrating this, (just one more to go!) we take a look at...

Nations around the world have imposed lockdown in varying degrees to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), from Malaysia to Indonesia, UK to several European nations, from Kenya and South Africa to the US. In these unusual times, companies are being forced to shutter their physical spaces and move into remote working, telecommuting, or working from home, as you might choose to call it. Looking out...

Good leaders should not only be perceptive of changes, but also ensure the company’s direction is understood across all levels, says Jeff Chang, Co-Founder & CEO, Forefront, in this interview with Jerene Ang. Q Since starting the business in 2004, what are the biggest lessons you have learned? Two key lessons stood out throughout my journey with Forefront: #1 Be prepared to evolve A leader who is ready for...

Tuesday, 17th March 2020.

Above is a few tips on what you can do to curb COVID-19 at the workplace