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on 21 Aug 2014

Following the latest developments affecting employment practices in Singapore, the launch of the national Jobs Bank marks the final stage of the Fair Consideration Framework (FCF) roll-out since it was first announced in September 2013.  
 
The Jobs Bank is a free job portal service provided to all Singapore-registered companies and local job seekers which will allow users to:

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Article by HRBoss

on 16 Apr 2014

An Applicant Tracking System (ATS) is designed to automate recruitment tracking and simplify the recruitment life cycle by managing resume data and job applications electronically, alleviating a lot of backlog in hiring. Almost all large organizations and approximately 70 % of all mid-sized companies use some type of ATS in 2013, and that number is increasing as more businesses are starting to invest in HR technology.

Article by Manisha Dhalani

on 10 Apr 2014

The new regulations by the Singaporean authorities to be set in place for the recruitment industry are fast approaching and amongst the changes that we will foresee include the Singapore's Personal Data Privacy Act (PDPA) and the Fair Consideration Framework (FCF).

Article by Manisha Dhalani

on 11 Dec 2013

Crowdsourcing – a term meaning to gather resources from a crowd – has been turning heads of industry players for a while now. But is this trend increasingly becoming the new way to recruit in Singapore?

 We believe so.
 
Although majority of the players we are aware of are firm believers of the traditional ways of recruiting, we’ve noticed a younger, dynamic pack of recruiters who are trying to find new ways to hire.
 
Enter – crowdsourcing.

Article by Manisha Dhalani

on 20 Nov 2013

Our infographic has said it all.  A majority of the top 30 companies on the Straits Times Index (STI) have fallen behind with their employer branding.
 
A company’s products and services may be of top class, but neither of these could be possible without a company’s best asset – its people.
 

Article by Clara Phuoc Nguyen

on 18 Nov 2013

Organized at the newly inaugurated Adora Convention Hall in Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam HR Day 2013 attracts more than 500 HR senior professionals who gather to share knowledge and experiences on hot topics such as employer branding, leadership in restructuring phase and crisis, employees conflict settlement, motivation etc. Prominent leaders of various industries also join as key note speakers or round table panelists to provide insights and own perspectives on the most concerned issues.

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Article by Eloise Sutton-Kirkby

on 11 Oct 2013

HRBoss has been awarded Best Cloud Solution at the prestigious SiTF awards. The SiTF Awards, organised by Singapore infocomm Technology Federation (SiTF), provide recognition to innovative ICT Application / Solution which are developed locally in Singapore.
 
The result was announced at the annual awards gala, held at the Raffles Convention Centre in Singapore on October 10th. HRBoss beat 6 other finalists in the Cloud/SaaS category to take home the prize, widely acknowledged as the definitive benchmark of excellence in technology innovation across the region.

Article by Dawn Altnam

on 20 Dec 2012

HiringBoss is an industry-leader when it comes to data security. We take data protection seriously- which is why are the only eRecruiting platform in Asia to hold the prestigious Privacy Mark, the officially recogised gold seal of data privacy standards in Japan.

Article by Janine Truitt

on 13 Dec 2012

Here at HiringBoss we've been quicker than most (we admit it!) to embrace the futurism of HR...in fact, we like the think we play a small part in leading the way. In this blog, HiringBoss contributor Janine Truitt shares her thoughts on how the virtual workspace has broken down barriers and is making the world of HR and learning a more open, and interesting, place. Do you agree with Janine? Her viewpoint comes from a US-perspective but do her opinions hold weight here in Asia too? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below. 

Article by Dawn Altnam

on 19 Nov 2012

"The cloud is changing the way businesses do everything. Where employees used to be tied to the computers in their offices to do anything work related, they can now access important files from anywhere on any laptop or mobile device. Office cultures are becoming less fixed and more “come when you want.” Work is getting done everywhere. Companies can run standard, everyday software in the cloud and let their employees access it wherever they are. Data is saved in real time and stored in a safe location away from the office. For all these reasons, the cloud means freedom to enterprise.