All in Engagement & Culture
Hackathons are on the rise according to Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) which has been tracking the development of this worldwide trend ever since the first hackathon was held in 2010. 4 years later, 60 events were recorded in their growing database.
With the rise of the gig economy, are we embracing this trend effectively? What can we do to better engage this group of workers to create an edge for our organization?
Diversity and inclusion at work sounds like a big hairy monster to most people. Is that really the case?
How can we engage Generation Z? How can we keep them ever-hungry to learn? How can we maximise their potential?
The importance of an onboarding programme should never be underestimated. In fact, the onboarding process starts even before the new hire steps foot into the company on the first day. You should start impressing right from Day 0!
Working at the world’s best airport has made me realize the importance of service excellence and providing a pleasantly surprising experience for the customers. As HR professionals, we serve internal customers too, don’t we? What are some lessons that we can learn from the service industry and apply to our internal customers – the employees?
My recent Glamping experience made me wonder, what did they do to differentiate themselves from other resorts that made the experience stand out so much? How can their approach be translated back to HR practices to create a similarly pleasant employee experience?
Millennials, typically defined as those born between 1980 to 2000, are often seen as the “problem child” in companies. But is that really the truth? Or are these mere surface symptoms that we observe but fail to dig deeper to understand what this group is all about?
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities are often seen as a tool to enhance corporate image and make individuals feel good. But is that all that it can deliver? Is it really a standalone portfolio? Can it actually complement your organization’s people agenda?
The job title HR BP has no place in the organisations of the future. Companies need to place people at the core of strategy, not add the human element as an afterthought.
How Is HRTech Involved In Getting Singaporeans Their Future Jobs?
Digital transformations are a hot topic, but the focus should be on people not technology. How can we better frame our transformation from the perspective of our people?
Perspective on Exit vs Stay: How do we move beyond the check-box exercise?
It must be said that whilst on-boarding processes have generally moved to a higher standard across sectors in recent years there are still some significant flaws being experienced by new staff as organisations fail to set the right tone and create the right impression for newly recruited employees. A recent survey by just about everyone indicates as much. Onboarding is really important- we know this personally, don’t we?
By 2020, the Millennials (inclusive of Gen Ys) will take up an estimated half of the global workforce. Like it or not, this is a group which is very different from their predecessors – the Gen X and Baby Boomers, who are typically known to be hardworking, independent and less tech-savvy. The next wave of talents will hit the workforce sooner than we expect so how should companies prepare themselves? What do these Millennials really want?
As we approach the end of 2016, let’s give thanks for the good things that happened over the past 12 months and spread the positivity to people around us. It’s easy at times to take success for granted, and overlook the contributions of our fellow colleagues and team. So why and how should we express our gratitude? Is it really necessary? If so, what are ways to achieve the desired outcome through appreciation? What impact can we expect?
Organisational Trust is ever so important in this day and age and here are some of my thoughts on how to build this trust that is so important to sustaining our competitive edge.
There is a need to rethink the drivers of traditional drivers of employee engagement. Here's how.
5 useful communication tips for fellow HR professionals to consider when dealing with their stakeholders.
Learn how values can make or break a company, and how HR professionals can align culture and values with those of employees.