Gen Z’s Workplace Expectation

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Our last article entailed new kinds of workplace trends to be expected. Continuing from that topic, let’s narrow it down to Gen Z. Who are they? As Gen Z steps into the workforce, their upbringing in a technologically advanced world has led to a dependency on the internet even for their work.  With them inseparable […]

Overcoming the Lack of Job Talents

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🕒 Reading Time: 5 minutes Are we facing a lack of job talents? Fewer Singaporean workers are looking for a new job even though more employers are actively hiring. This is reflected in the job vacancies reaching a record high of 91,100 in June 2021, where the ratio of job vacancies to unemployed persons increased […]

Workplace Trends to Expect

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🕒 Reading Time: 6 minutes  2 years since the pandemic started and it has been an unpredictable time for businesses and workers. This has led to shifting mindsets for employees and hirers, as well as a new approach to working conditions, which will most likely follow as we enter into endemicity.  To cope during the […]

How Freelancing Can Improve Your Mental Health

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🕒 Reading Time: 5 minutes Are you walking on eggshells around your colleagues? Are you tired from having bosses breathing down your neck round the clock in the office? Do you ever take a little too long in the washroom to take a short breather?  If your answer is a yes to all, then you […]

Living A Fulfilling Life Through Gig Work

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🕒 Reading Time: 4 minutes There have been many conversations on the gig economy and its viability to the economic conditions in Singapore. It is not a surprise to find that the older generations in Singapore are resistant to change and prefer the status-quo of full-time employment. In other words, there are concerns about the […]

Youths in the Current Economy

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🕒 Reading Time: 3 minutes Are you feeling burnt out from applying to jobs and getting no replies? Or are you wanting to get a job in the meantime while waiting for responses? Perhaps, are you a fresh graduate who wants to try a little bit of everything before making a decision? No matter at […]

SAHMs and Work

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🕒 Reading Time: 4 minutes Housewife or stay-at-home-mother (SAHM) are some terms to typically describe a woman out of the labour force to care for their children while the other partner works professionally.  According to the Ministry of Manpower’s Comprehensive Labour Force Survey in 2020, an estimated number of 64,000 females state their main reason […]

Businesses and the Gig Economy

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🕒 Reading Time: 4 minutes Today, gig work has emerged as a new form of work in a world with advancements in technology alongside the COVID-19 pandemic dismantling the traditional form of work. It has become undeniable that the growth of gig work, that is driving the gig economy, is likely to grow greater.  Gig […]

Freelancing vs Full-time Jobs

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🕒 Reading Time: 5 minutes The gig economy is becoming increasingly popular in Singapore in recent times, even before the Covid-19 pandemic. So what exactly are the differences between freelancing and a full-time job? What’s freelancing? Freelancers are people who are self-employed, they provide their services or products to companies and organisations for an agreed-upon […]

True Cost of Hiring in Singapore

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🕒 Reading Time: 4 minutes There has always been competition among companies for talented employees and are one of the most highly-coveted resources on the market. This makes it all the more necessary to seek the right person for the job given that they are important investments in your business. Understanding your hiring expenses can […]