Opinion

  • How Does Singapore's Foreign Talent Policy Impact Singapore Businesses Ability to Manage Volatility? by Contributor

    Businesses rely on manpower to fuel their expansion. In turn, business growth feeds productivity and GDP. Employees are a business’s biggest asset, so it’s crucial that businesses have access to a diverse pool of qualified talent.

  • How Marital Status (Could) Impact a Job Hunt by Contributor

    On a surface level, it may not seem like an individual’s marital status will impact their job search, but this is not the always the case. Although an employer is not allowed to ask a question about a potential employee's marital status (amongst other personal questions), whether or not they are married could play a big role in finding work simply based the flexibility that they may have over somebody that is married.

  • Opinion: Recognition from the top down by Contributor

    What are the essential elements of a successful and engaging recognition program? Daniel Sherrington of OC Tanner shares his tips with HRD

  • Opinion: L&D comes of age by Contributor

    'Bitesize learning’ may be one way to engage workplace learners. Amanda Moody of the British Council Professional Development Centre outlines what’s involved

  • Should you consider the gig economy? by Nicola Middlemiss

    A leading HR figure says some industry professionals could benefit from going it alone

  • Opinion: HR on the edge of a cliff by Contributor

    Sylvia Vorhauser-Smith outlines how HR will be at the heart of business disruption – but it must first reinvent itself

  • Opinion: Simplicity the key for job redesign by Contributor

    One employer shares how simple solutions can make jobs easier, safer and smarter

  • Opinion: Design thinking for HR by External

    With the user experience becoming a key consideration for any new technology platform, David Mallon, head of research at Bersin by Deloitte, outlines how HR can also benefit from ‘design thinking’ for its own processes

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