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14
Feb
banner for the articleChanges to the Employment Act, W.E.F 1st April 2019

Have you heard? The Ministry of Manpower has announced on 20th November last year that there will be changes to the Employment Act (EA) and Employment Claims Act (ECA). These changes are made in consultation with tripartite partners - the National Trades Union Congress and the Singapore National Employers Federation and a public consultation on the areas of review was also conducted in January and February 2018. The changes will take effec...

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24
Jan
banner for the articleWhat is the Difference Between Advertising, Marketing and PR?

For the vast majority, the terms marketing, advertising and public relations (PR) are commonly associated and more often, people get confused with the terms. Although there are similarities (significant engagement) between the three, there are also key differences.

The key difference is their primary focus. Marketing is the promotion of products and services for the purpose of revenue. It is a large umbrella for boosting public awareness that inc...

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10
Jan
banner for the articleWhat is The Future for Singapore's Art Scene?

Singapore, a well-established financial hub that is also known for its rigorous education, is more often associated with efficiency rather than creativity in the literal sense. Credit goes to Mr. Lee Kuan Yew, Singapore’s first prime minister’s vision to develop Singapore’s only natural resource, that is its people, Singapore became one of the world’s top trading and financial centers. The basic foundations of education to mold its peopl...

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21
Dec
banner for the articlePreparing for a Stress-Free Holiday!

The holiday season is around the corner!

Holidays should rejuvenate you and for you to return to work on a high. It shouldn’t stress you and tire you. Taking a break can be critical to your work performance. Unplugging from work and returning with renewed energy can boost your productivity. Avoid worrying about work and falling into the trap of working while on holiday. Here’s how to prepare for a stress-free holiday.

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07
Dec
banner for the articleLSBF Salary Negotiation Talk

How do we negotiate salary after receiving a job offer? What is the best way to negotiate salary? These are daunting thoughts for the uninitiated. Getting a job offer is not easy, and to further discuss such a sensitive topic like salary can be a real challenge! Negotiation is simply facilitating a conversation and backing it up with evidence. Just last week, we gave a talk on the topic of Salary Negotiation to the postgraduate students at the London School o...

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Topic(s): Career Advice
30
Nov
banner for the articleRecruitment Practices Tripartite Standard by TAFEP

A year ago, we adopted the Tripartite Standard on the Employment of Term Contract Employees by Tripartite Alliance of Fair Employment Practices (TAFEP). In commitment to being a fair and progressive employer, we are excited to announce that we have adopted the Tripartite Standard on Recruitment Practices this year!

The Tripartite Standard on Recruitment Practices was launched in November last year by Second Minister for Manpower, Ms. Josephi...

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16
Nov
banner for the articleIntroducing a New Class of Labour with Industry 4.0

There is a new shark circling in the waters of Dubai Marina. It is not the shark you were expecting, its name is WasteShark and it hunts pollution in the waters. WasteShark is a waterborne drone that eats up trash instead of living beings. It not only swallows floating waste and filters water but also collects water quality data. Measuring the temperate, air pressure and quality of the water is useful in collecting real-time data, allowing for a dynamic understanding of water quality. Th...

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19
Oct
banner for the articleDelivering Effective Presentations at LSBF

Is there a set way to deliver presentations effectively? Presentations are carried out in many areas – schools, workplace, events, and many more. We were glad to better equip the students at the London School of Business and Finance (LSBF) for future presentations related to their coursework. Some of LSBF's employees attended the talk too!

There are various factors involved in delivering your presentation to ensure maximum eff...

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18
Oct
banner for the articleExploring Industrial Transformation 4.0 Asia Pacific 2018

Yesterday, we headed to the Singapore Expo to explore Industry 4.0 at the Industrial Transformation Asia Pacific event. With ever-advancing technology, it is vital for us to be ‘ready for tomorrow, today.’ We were there to find out what Industry 4.0 is to better serve our clients and understand how these advances will affect the future workforce.

Technology has come so far today, and it is quickly advancing to perform smarter tasks. Take our smartphones for exa...

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05
Oct
banner for the articleNetworking at Career Fairs


Last week we were at the LSBF Career Fair and just yesterday, we were invited to PSB’s Career Fair amongst other reputable firms and sponsors.

Career fairs are a great way for students to connect with their future employers and be a step ahead. Students can have a face-to-face conversation with representatives from companies. Instead of sending out an email to the company and having to wait for a reply, you can ask many questions an...

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