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HR WhatNow: Getting Organisation Culture Right

Company culture is an integral part of business. It affects every aspect of a company. From recruitment to employee satisfaction, the backbone of a company is contributed by a happy workforce. So the the type of corporate culture can determine the results of a company’s bottom line. With the pandemic changing how organizations work, we have went back and forth between being physically present in an office, remote working and the hybrid model. In this…

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HR WhatNow: How to use HR analytics to drive Company performance

Back in the early 2000s, using statistical insights from employee data to make HR management was a provocative idea that many feared might lead  to companies minimizing individuals to just a number in the spreadsheet. Fast-forward to today, more than 70% of MNC say they consider people analytics to be a high priority in their work. But other than some case studies, the notion of using statistics to improve workplace has shown little results. One of…

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HR WhatNow: Tips for employees retention

It is getting hard to keep your best employees these days as the workplace is changing and job-hopping is becoming the normal resume for millennials. One of the most challenging parts of running a business, among others, these days is finding and keeping the talents to bring your company to the next level. With all the innovation and technologies that you can deploy to finally recruit the ideal candidate, you will still need to engage…

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HR WhatNow: Human Resource Value Proposition as the driver to business growth

Many organizations put in resources to gain a competitive advantage in the market.  Purchasing of advance equipments and new technologies, revamping their marketing strategies, polishing their customer services and many other departments can help build up those advantages. However, human resource is still the key factor that determines the success or failure of the company. After all these years of providing hr consulting services for small business, we have clearly seen a fact that while machines possess greater…

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HR WhatNow: 2021 Hiring Factors that Employers look out for

We are in 2021. Applying for jobs in this era takes a lot more than just having a professional looking resume and fulfilling the job description. Knowing what employers are looking out for in their candidates will give the applications a better idea of how they can ‘sell’ themselves in the resume, cover letter and really, the entire job application process itself. As a company that does frequent HR consulting to firms on recruitment, we…

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HR WhatNow: Doing virtual team bonding from home with games & online tools

As we enter into 1 month of Phase 2A in Singapore, where work from home (WFH) becomes the default mode for work again, we are reminded that working from home is an arrangement that may not go away anytime soon. This is a hot topic that some of our clients look out for to creatively engage with their teams.  As their trusted partner among HR consulting firms in Singapore, we wanted to offer some ideas…

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HR WhatNow: Different Strokes For Different Folks: White Collar v Blue Collar

Definition: Stereotypically, White-collar refer to jobs that are performed in an office environment while blue-collar jobs are manual or trade-related labour. Whilst the underlying reason for work may be the same for both sets of employees; higher positional power, higher income, yet the way to manage these 2 groups of employees within the same organization will differ greatly. According to Abraham Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs Theory, knowledge workers (which are the white-collar employees referred to in this…

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HR WhatNow: Managing and enabling older workers with digital transformation

The digital transformation has a direct impact in the way that jobs are being created, advertised and looked out for in today’s society. While many worry about the number of opportunities for low technology jobs, the impact of digital transformation on the nature of work already upon us and we have already seen many jobs disappearing due to technology and more are likely to as well in the future. The population that is most affected…

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HR WhatNow: What Happens to Work-From-Home as Phase 3 Eases?

With the announcement of further easing of Covid-19 measures last week, public servants who are currently working from home will return to the office at least three out of five working days. Private-sector employers are also be allowed up to 75% of a company’s employees to return to the workplace at any one time up from the current 50%. While the regulations are easing up, the questions remain, should employees be given a choice to…

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HR WhatNow: Engaging Work-From-Home Employees Sustainably

The pandemic has turned 2020 into a “year of remote work.” Regardless of large organizations or small local businesses are forced to enable remote work at a scale they have never done before. The initial hype in virtual meetings to maintain the face-to-face interaction also started to get burnouts from the constant usage. Work from home, or now abbreviated to WFH, was an arrangement that seems novel and exciting at first but is losing its…

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