1. Tuesday, 11th October 2016

    Employee Onboarding – Starting them off on the right note

    By jolin Nguyen in Onboarding Techniques

    Employee Onboarding – Starting them off on the right note

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    As individuals who have gone though employee onboarding, what are your thoughts on it? Was the employment onboarding a fruitful one? Did you and your employer have a productive two-way communication addressing relevant topics? Are your expectations, interests, goals addressed? 

    Likewise, as employers who initiated employee onboarding, was it effective in integrating employees to their new role? Was it difficult to communicate the organisation’s vision to the new employee? Did you manage to establish a common ground? 

    If this whole employee onboarding thing seems complicated and daunting, do not fret.
    This article provides useful advice on how to start new employees on the right note for your organisation.

    Let us strive together and aim for fruitful employee onboardings! 

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  2. Monday, 13th June 2016

    Singapore Salary & Employment Outlook 2016

    By Annie in Career Advancement, Staffing

    Singapore Salary & Employment Outlook 2016

    According to the AYP Group Employment Outlook and Salary Guide 2016, salaries for most jobs are projected to be relatively stable in 2016, compared to 2015. Furthermore, we surmised five key attitudes an employee needs to thrive in the job market in the following 10 years.  Innovation. Cognitive reasoning. Emotional resilience. Constructive communication. And lastly, collaboration.

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  3. Tuesday, 26th April 2016

    10 great career advices that will propel your career to greater heights

    By Annie in Career Advancement

    10 great career advices that will propel your career to greater heights

    Everyone needs good advices from friends and mentors from time to time. How about 10 great career advices or behaviours that could launch your career? We like to share with you the following answer from Quora on “What is the single greatest piece of career advice you’ve ever received? Why?” 

    Over the past 9 years I’ve worked at large companies like Cisco and VMware and have joined smaller start-ups like Box (now a public company) and Optimizely as well. I’ve also worked at MTV, a small boutique law firm and UCLA. No matter where I’ve worked, I’ve noticed a recurring pattern of what creates success at work and have worked on a list over the last 9 years. I’ve never shared this list before – until now. The more I’ve followed these, the more success I’ve found. I hope it helps you too. Here’s the list of the top 10 behaviors that could launch your career.

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  4. Friday, 11th March 2016

    How to change career at midlife?

    Make smart and rewarding job choices

    By Annie in Career Switch, Staffing

    How to change career at midlife?

    Changing a career at mid-life is an intimidating affair, and often there will be many concerns. For instance, financial worries, a resistant spouse and the fear of failure are likely concerns. Such  fears often prevent anyone from moving beyond their comfort zone and seek actions addressing their tingling itch to switch careers. Yet, sometimes life’s biggest rewards come from taking the biggest risks.

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  5. Wednesday, 9th March 2016

    Psychometrics and Me

    Why We Need Psychometrics In Our Lives - A win-win situation for all

    By jolin Nguyen in Psychometrics, Staffing

    Psychometrics and Me

    Why Psychometrics?

    Have you ever wondered what role do emotions exactly have in the workplace? Do you find satisfaction and happiness with your career? Are you achieving success in the workplace? Then again, what is your definition of success?

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  6. Tuesday, 1st March 2016

    Changing careers at midlife – Why not?

    Guide to a change in profession

    By Annie in Career Switch, Staffing

    Changing careers at midlife – Why not?

    It is said that the only thing that is certain in life is change.

    Though this phrase has proved to be true a number of times, there are  situations where a change seems impossible and absurd. A change in profession at an age of forty or fifty is one of those situations where peers may pause and look at you quizzically with one question – why?

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