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Article by HRBoss

on 11 Feb 2014

Having studied the recruitment industry for many years, we can safely say that without best practices in place, keeping track of your hiring process may potentially bring about lapses and taint a company’s employer branding. 15 Singaporean companies, 10 of whom are recruitment agencies, have been publically named, shamed and shut down for 6 months because of their discriminatory recruiting practices.

Article by Manisha Dhalani

on 7 Feb 2014

The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) Singapore launched fresh findings in the past week with statistics depicting a tight labour market and an increasing number of unfulfilled vacancies. Figures show that vacancies stood at 61,900 in September 2013 – a whopping 9.7 per cent more than a year before.
 

Article by Bernie Schiemer

on 6 Feb 2014

  1. No universal panacea for Asia
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Article by HRBoss

on 3 Feb 2014

With all the buzz surrounding Big Data, it’s easy to get lost in the hype. Get down to the basics with HRBoss as we help you understand what exactly Big Data is...



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Article by HRBoss

on 27 Jan 2014

In 2013 Big Data went big. Countless news articles, whitepapers and reports on Big Data were published, along with heaps of infographics that continue to circulate. Add to this the sudden demand for Data Scientists- a new breed of talent dubbed the sexiest job of the 21st century (a.k.a.

Article by Manisha Dhalani

on 23 Jan 2014

The latest statistics on labour turnover is out. Amongst other key figures, Singapore’s Ministry of Manpower (MOM) reported that as of Q3 2013, the resignation rate in Singapore fell to 2.0%.
 
The number doesn’t seem very high. And it’s good news – because employers in Singapore must be doing something right.
 

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Article by Annabella Poon

on 22 Jan 2014

What do Baseball and HR have in common? DATA ANALYTICS!

On 17 January 2014, HRBoss Japan organised a highly successful breakfast event held at Tokyo American Club centred on Data Analytics. Despite the early morning start at 8.30am and the unforgiving bitter cold weather in Japan, over 51 C-suite professionals from various industries attended the event.

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Article by Annabella Poon

on 14 Jan 2014

Our sales team are always being asked by potential customers: ‘What is SaaS’, ‘What is ASP?’ and 'what are the key differences between these two software models'? Before committing to any particular software solution, it’s crucial for you to understand and equip yourself with basic knowledge about software delivery systems. There are many ASP models out there masquerading as SaaS applications, like a wolf in sheep’s clothing, so what this post seeks to do is to help you sniff out the wolf amongst the sheep.

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Article by HRBoss

on 10 Jan 2014

By Sonia Rawichadran, Client Solutions Consultant at HRBoss

Succession Planning (noun) ‘The process of finding suitable people and preparing them to replace important executives in an organization when these executives leave or retire’ – Cambridge Dictionaries

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Article by Annabella Poon

on 7 Jan 2014

1. Focus on Employee Retention
 
In Singapore 2014, demand for local talent will reach unprecedented levels in reaction to the Fair Consideration Framework legislation by Ministry of Manpower (MOM). As a result, organisations will be investing in retaining local talent and re-evaluating recruiting practices to ensure the new compliance standards are met.