Employee Retention Strategy

Employee retention is essential for a successful and sustainable organization. Investing in employee development and retention helps ensure the right people are in the right roles to reach goals and stay competitive in today’s ever-changing business landscape. Why is Employee Retention important? 1. Reduced Costs & Time Turnover is expensive, and recruiting and onboarding new hires…

Why HR needs to go back to basics

NEW YORK: Pity HR. From hybrid work to quiet quitting, there are few current management preoccupations that do not end up becoming the human resources team’s problem. “Human capital” is this decade’s business buzzword; a rebranding of the “our people are our greatest asset” cliche for an age when financial capital has been easier to come by than skilled…

New job, new you? Well, maybe . . .

I met an undergraduate recently who was working alongside her studies. Not in a traditional student job, pulling pints or stacking shelves, but advising a marketing agency on youth trends. “Is that what you want to do when you graduate,” I asked naively. “God no,” came the reply. “That’s not my passion.” I nodded sympathetically.…

Pilot programme from 2023 to help S Pass holders settle in Singapore: Tan See Leng

SINGAPORE – A pilot programme to familiarise S Pass holders arriving in Singapore with working here and to encourage positive interaction with locals is slated to launch in 2023. S Pass holders are currently not required to attend a settling-in programme, said Manpower Minister Tan See Leng in Parliament on Monday. He disclosed the ministry’s plan…

Teachers in Government-supported pre-schools to get pay bump of up to 30% over next 2 years

SINGAPORE: Teachers in Government-supported pre-schools can expect their monthly salaries to increase by 10 to 30 per cent over the next two years, said Minister for Social and Family Development Masagos Zulkifli on Saturday (Oct 29). Better performers will receive higher increases, he added. “This is a significant move to allow pre-schools to better attract…