Motivating Your Employees to Embrace Learning

Automation - A buzzword of the modern economy that could command both fear and wonder in equal proportions. With technology disrupting every industry......

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Creating better jobs for all through technology

In the Labour Market Advance Release 2Q 2017 report, the impact of economic headwinds is still largely evident, despite an improvement in resident une......

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Human Resource (HR) Industry Manpower Plan

  The HR industry has been identified as a key sector that helps people to adapt and grow, and for industries to transform and grow.With technol......

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What Makes A Highly Effective Manager ?

A data-driven analysis of the top 8 traits of highly effective managers Google ran an extensive plan code-named Project Oxygen, gathering and analysin......

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Automated Help On Demand, 24/7

At StaffOnDemand, we onboarded a new member that never sleeps - The StaffOnDemand Chatbot! What is a Chatbot? A chatbot, by definition, is a computer......

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Is yours a “Day 2” company?

In his letter to his shareholders, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos explains what he believes are the core tenets of Amazon’s stellar success. Recounting a......

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Protecting Job Applicants’ Personal Data

According to a 2015 survey conducted by the Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC), 92% of the employers are aware of Personal Data Protection Act......

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Career Typing Based on MBTI Personality Test

Since its inception in 1962, the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator assessment has established itself as one of the most respected personality tests availabl......

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Does your company have a Data Protection Officer (DPO)?

Psst. It’s Mandatory. Under the Personal Data Protection Act 2012 (PDPA), organisations are required to develop and implement policies and pract......

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Technology as the Way Forward for Singapore

At a a closed-door dialogue held on Friday (Feb 24) at an annual technology summit organised by venture capital firm Sequoia Capital India, Prime......

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Mandatory Retrenchment Notifications wef 1st Jan 2017

A new requirement on mandatory retrenchment notifications will take effect from 1 January 2017.  Under the Workforce Singapore Agency Act, employ......

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GCTI 2017 - Recommendations for Employers

GTCI is an annual benchmarking report that measures the ability of 118 countries based on their ability to grow, attract and retain talent. The 2017 G......

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Changes to Re-Employment

The re-employment age will be raised to help older workers who wish to continue working as long as they are willing and able. Employers will be requir......

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Helpling’s Top 5 Traits to Look Out For When Hiring

Talent spotting, quintessentially, is an art form. Requiring great finesse to identify unicorn employees that are not only great at what they do, but......

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Bring Your Dog to Work

Increase work productivity, relieves stress and improves your health - What can it not do? The practice of bringing man’s best friends to work is......

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Too Quick to Judge?

Recently, a video on senior executives and HR personnel reviewing resumes of jobseekers went viral, challenging the age-old practice of judging a cand......

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Career Fairs - A Thing of The Past?

Would career fairs, a hustle and bustle affair of eager employers waving out job opportunities meeting curious jobseekers at a tightly packed atrium o......

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Illegal Interview Questions That Employers Should Be Aware Of

Picture the following scenario : You are interviewing for a position in the company, and you proceeded with the usual fanfare of questions that allude......

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A Tough Ride Ahead : Bleak Economic Outlook & Employment

Bleak Economic Outlook & Employment According to the latest MOM report, the number of job openings in Singapore had fallen below the number of jo......

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Tap on Capability Development Grant to Build Up Personal Data Protection For Your Business

Adopting good personal data protection practices is a business imperative that yields a competitive advantage. Organisations that design their operati......

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Have you visited the SME portal yet?

The SME Portal (formerly known as the EnterpriseOne Portal) is the first stop for Singapore SME owners and aspiring entrepreneurs looking for informat......

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Creative Ways to Recruit Talent - Pokémon Go, Hidden Ads & Viral Video Campaigns

A Danish IT company (Prosys) recently raised eyebrows for its unusual attempt to fill a vacancy.In need of a telemarketing employee and hoping to leve......

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New PDPA Guidelines Following Local Bank Breach

Recently, The Middle Ground, an online news website published an article on dumpster-diving in the Central Business District and......

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Attract Talents From Nanyang Technological University (NEW!)

Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU Singapore) is ranked 13th globally. It is also placed 1st amongst the world’s b......

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Managing multi-regional recruitment volume - KOTRA Singapore Case study

At StaffOnDemand, it brings us great joy to empower our clients  to achieve great things through our recruitment technology. In particular, one clien......

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Building the Talent Pipeline for Tomorrow

About Banyan Tree Group Banyan Tree Group is a leading, international hospitality brand that manages and develops premium resorts, hotels and spas.Wit......

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Engaging Job Applicants

Email Templates Wizardy Involved - Read On! If your interaction with job applicants are mainly restricted to a dichotomy of rejection emails and off......

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The Future of Work: Robots?

A new study by the ILO Bureau for Employers’ Activities examines how technology is affecting workplaces in five major sectors across the Association......

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Recruiting through Mahjong

College students in Japan placed their future on the gambling table on Friday (June 24) at a mahjong tournament organized by companies looking to em......

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How a Strong Corporate Culture is Integral to a Company's Success

In the recently concluded Honour International Symposium 2016, Alibaba's founder, Mr. Jack Ma, gave a video message to Singapore businesses, recountin......

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Recruitment Ad Gone Wrong With Job Title as Exiting Employee's Name

Recently, iDA put out a recruitment ad on several job boards, in which the job title was mistakenly written as “Replacement for Kenneth Yeo Wee”. Jo......

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TAFEP: Guidelines Employers Should Adhere To

Recently, PrimaDeli, a homegrown establishment, was embroiled in a case of what appears to be racial discrimination in hiring (Straits Times, April 30......

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Pro-Tip : Never Miss Out On Great Talents!

For companies with great corporate branding, it is not uncommon to attract scores of talented people, but sometimes, the vacancies that are available......

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New Feature : Tagging

Our new feature is sure to bring a big smile to your face, as it is one that has been brought to fruition through the helpful suggestions from our use......

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PMETs Hardest Hit in Latest Manpower Survey

Redundancies had risen for the fifth year in a row, according to a Manpower Ministry report that has been released recently, and the bulk of the layof......

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Pro-Tip : Seen / Unseen Filter

If you handle high volume of applicants for the jobs that you are recruiting for, this post is dedicated to you. Yes, you - You who have suffered from......

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Protecting the Personal Data of Job Applicants

According to a 2015 survey conducted by the Personal Data Protection Commission (PDPC), 92 percent of the employers are aware of Personal Data Protect......

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Budget 2016 : What Lies Ahead for SMEs

Missed the Budget speech for 2016? This year, the budget announcements had its central focus on supporting Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs),......

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Paperless Interviews : Do your part to save the environment!

Feeling the burn from the unforgiving heat in Singapore these days?Over the last two weeks of March, daily maximum temperatures are expected to range......

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Amendments to Employment Act (w.e.f 1 Apr 2016)

From 1 April 2016, all employers will be required to issue itemised payslips and key employment terms (KETs) to employees covered under the Employment......

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Inspiring SME Stories - Ikeda Spa

In our third part of our SME Stories, we speak to Eric, Director of Ikeda Spa on his secrets to hiring the very best talents in the industry. "Iked......

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How to Turn Off Email Notifications

We know our users are very busy people , and more often than not, can do with less email notifcations, not more. Which is why, we allow our users to e......

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StaffOnDemand is going to Indonesia!

StaffOnDemand has been invited to showcase the use of our recruitment technology in Indonesia at an event dedicated for fast growing firms in Singapor......

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SkillsFuture - What Employers Should Know

Continuous education and training has been integral to Singapore’s economy, and the government has championed a national movement, SkillsFuture, to sp......

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New Feature: Jobs Expiry Notifications

Recruitment can be a very taxing and tedious process, and lean HR teams that grapple with a high volume of career opportunities (typical of fast-growi......

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Inspiring SME Stories - MyRepublic

We hire 'Crazy' - MyRepublic A 100% Singapore-grown startup, MyRepublic is the world’s first telecom company purpose-built for optical fibre NBNs......

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Inspiring SME Stories #1 - Lean Bento

We take care of our staff, and in turn they will take care of our business. - Dionis, Co-Founder, Lean Bento In an industry (Food & Beverage)......

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Attract Talents From Singapore Management University (NEW!)

A premier university in Asia, the Singapore Management University (SMU) is internationally recognised for its world-class research and distinguished t......

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Your Career Portal Looks Bad On Mobile - Why It Matters

A mobile responsive career portal is more of a necessity than you would like to think. In a recent study done on SouthEast Asia companies, it is fo......

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SHRI SME HR Seminar Series - 9 December 2015

Over a 100 strong crowd gathered despite the stormy weather last Wednesday at e2i’s Devan Nair Institute for the SHRI SME HR Seminar. Entitled “Calibr......

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HR Capability Workshop - Employer Branding & Recruitment

Recently, StaffOnDemand and Human Capital Singapore (HCS) were invited to join SCCCI as keynote speakers to share on Employer Branding & Recruitme......

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Corporate Wellness Contest - Tell Us Yours & Win!

What Are Corporate Wellness Programmes?Corporate wellness programmes are any employer-sponsored programmes designed to support employees as they adopt......

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SME Grants for Productivity & ICT Solutions

If you are looking to adopt new technologies to increase work productivity for your SME, here’s an overview of the government assistance schemes that......

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Office Greens - Characters Introduction

An introduction to all the characters of Office Greens, a comic strip dedicated to working individuals....

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SCCCI HR Capability Workshop - Recruitment & Selection

Recently, StaffOnDemand and LinkedIn were invited to join SCCCI to share on recruitment trends and selection strategies. Targetting local SMEs, the HR......

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Compliance with new hiring regulations

"In the one year since rules were put in place to ensure that firms consider locals for job openings, 38 companies here have been placed on a Minist......

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StaffOnDemand partners with SHRI Corporation Singapore

TL;DR StaffOnDemand partners with SHRI Corporation to help SMEs through new SME support scheme launched by SPRING Singapore.SHRI Corporation is one of......

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New Feature : Applicant Summary

Here's yet another much requested feature that we have built for our dearest users who interact with StaffOnDemand everyday - Underscoring the concept......

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New Feature : Seamless Payments

The team have worked hard at integrating our payment solutions from within the app, enabling a seamless experience for our users (like you!) whe......

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HR Capability Workshop - Join StaffOnDemand, LinkedIn, SCCCI & Spring Singapore on 31 August 2015

Come end August, we have a special treat for all our employer users - Come join us for a fun & interactive session as we share a comprehensive ove......

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Are Your Job Ads Considered Discriminatory?

The Tripartite Alliance for Fair Employment Practices (TAFEP) was set up in 2006 to promote the adoption of fair (i.e. non-discriminatory) and respons......

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5 Things Employer Should Know About Jobs Bank

TL;DR From 1st October 2015, there are new regulations for employers to adhere to for job postings and Employment Pass (EP) applications in Singapo......

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9 main obligations of Personal Data Protection Act (PDPA)

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Resume Writing for Success : Top 5 tips

The resume is a tool with one specific purpose: to win an interview. If it doesn’t, it isn’t an effective resume. A resume is quintessentially an adve......

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5 Commonly Asked Interview Questions

While we all wish that we could foretell the exact questions that a hiring manager would ask us in our next interview, the truth is that most of the i......

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Great looking career portals

At StaffOnDemand, we are all about connecting choice employers to great talents. A careers page is an excellent channel that many job seekers rely on......

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Beginner's Guide Part IV | Share your job onto social media channels

Congratulations on taking the first step towards revolutionizing the way you recruit at your firm! :) Now that you have created your account and poste......

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Why you should advertise on the National Jobs Bank

The National Jobs Bank was officially launched in August 2014 by the Singapore Workforce Development Agency (WDA). Meant to facilitate job matching be......

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Top 5 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Invite Job Applications via Email

We could think of countless reasons why choice employers like yourself should never invite job seekers to send in their job application via email, but......

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Beginner's Guide Part III | Post your job ad onto more portals

Congratulations on taking the first step towards revolutionizing the way you recruit at your firm! :) Now that you have created your account and poste......

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How are you handling job applicants?

If you have been a diligent recruiter that posts at multiple job channels, you likely face the dire consequences of having an avalanche of application......

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Beginner's Guide Part II | Add your hiring team

Congratulations on taking the first step towards revolutionizing the way you recruit at your firm! :) Now that you have created your account and poste......

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How to embed your career portal to your webpage (In 5 minutes or less!)

Creating a careers page as part of your website has several benefits, as it converts your website into an additional avenue to outreach to interested......

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Beginner's Guide Part I | Complete Your Company Profile

Congratulations on taking the first step towards revolutionising the way you recruit at your firm! :) Now that you have created your account and poste......

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3 Hiring Questions to Steal from Amazon’s CEO

Amazon has forever changed the way people shop online, but it wasn’t always the juggernaut that it is today. In fact, once upon a time it was just a......

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3 Reasons Why You Should Engage Your Job Applicants

Hiring great people increasingly necessitates that your organization creates an attractive and engaging experience in the hiring process. As a recruit......

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How do I schedule for interviews?

Interview scheduling is often a tough balancing act which incurs huge pains that only seasoned recruiters can understand. After all, from the surface,......

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