WORKING LIFE

Some workers, students all set to return to offices and schools

Besides the usual textbooks and stationery, Mr Melvyn Goh has packed a few more items in his daughter's school bag - an extra face mask and an antibacterial facial spray.

How to make the most of virtual meetings

Whenever we encountered a deadlock in a decision, discussion or problem a few weeks ago, the natural refrain was "let's call for a meeting". That little luxury of huddling in a room to hash things...

Working from home: Productivity, staff engagement likely to be hit

Companies forced to operate remotely during the four-week circuit breaker period will likely experience a fall in productivity, human resource (HR) experts and business association leaders told...

Workplace discrimination: Most complaints dealt with came from whistle-blowers

About 50 per cent of the cases were linked to nationality, while 25 per cent were related to age or gender.

Workplace sabotage: Unhappy workers turning to tech to get back at bosses

Technology has made acts of sabotage, like deleting files surreptitiously or manipulating information, harder to detect.

3 SMEs share their pro-family strategies at event

Feedback from staff at 3E Accounting that they were unable to use up their medical claim entitlements prompted bosses to add more options that can be accessed.

Fathers want bosses' support in balancing family, career: Poll

Efforts to support new mums in the workforce have been growing in recent years, and it appears dads also want to do more to better balance their careers and family life.

Small company Providend is big on flexi-work arrangements

Finance executive Moon Shary considered resigning two years ago or working part-time so she could help her daughter prepare for the Primary School Leaving Examination, but the option of flexible...

Bosses, staff agree on need for work-life harmony: Poll

Employers and employees have become more aligned in their views on the need for work-life harmony.

Millennials find their calling in unheard-of jobs

Jobs that previously sounded obscure and niche are becoming less unusual today, said Ms Feon Ang, vice-president at LinkedIn Talent and Learning Solutions for Asia-Pacific.

5 work trends

Often cited as a symptom of the "flighty" millennial generation, job-hopping may be shaking off its negative image.