HUMAN RESOURCES

LinkedIn chief people officer leaves over compliance issues

[LONDON] LinkedIn's senior executive in charge of human resources has resigned after breaking compliance rules, according to people familiar with the matter.

New forum to help companies navigate human capital challenges

WITH the manpower shortage a common refrain among businesses, being able to navigate human capital challenges successfully will be a key competitive advantage to get ahead.

Tech firms hiring varsity students to beat talent crunch

Techies are in such demand these days that students like undergraduate Ken Low can command a full-time job while still grinding it out at university.

Singapore will lack 1m skilled workers by 2030: study

SINGAPORE is short of more than 1 million skilled workers - a gap that could translate into revenue losses of US$106.8 billion annually by 2030, according to a new study.

Managing people problems with technology

HR tech startup Peoplewave was started out of a deep frustration that good employees sometimes become victims of corporate restructures, biased decision-making or have been unfairly treated, says...

How data analytics has transformed modern HR management

IMAGINE if your boss could take pre-emptive measures to retain employees who show signs of wanting to leave. Or if companies could get a handle on which potential hires would be the best fit -...

New classes, programmes to help employers, HR managers go digital

SINGAPORE - Employers who want to train their staff in digital skills or upgrade their human resource functions with digital technology can more get help from the Singapore National Employers...

Bigger role for bosses to help staff update skills

As technology changes the nature of jobs and the economy, the need for workers to learn new skills regularly has become more pressing.

Staff are unpolished diamonds to this firm

Talent management is not about finding only the most brilliant people. Global supply chain logistics company Yang Kee Logistics is all about polishing the diamonds in the rough.

In search of innovative talent

INNOVATION and disruption are the buzz words that dot the business landscape today. At a consumer level, we can order taxi rides conveniently from our smartphones and get food delivered to us at...

Better efficiency, adaptability as HR industry goes digital

Technology is turning out to be a game-changer in the field of human resource (HR), with employers digitising systems ranging from hiring to performance management.