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Unlimited Paid Leave & The Cost of Medical Leave

Upload date: 06 Dec 2017

Watch Senior HR Consultant Martin Gabriel speak about unlimited paid leave and the cost of medical leave in an interview with Channel News Asia. (Video clip taken from Why it Matters)

Book Launch cum 40th HR Sharing

Upload date: 08 Sep 2017

More than 70 HR professionals turned up for Martin Gabriel’s book launch cum 40th HR sharing. It was indeed an achievement for the HR Consultant who founded and built-up HRmatters21. For almost 15 years, Martin tirelessly toiled to build this …

Report on Wage Practices 2016

Upload date: 01 Sep 2017

Fewer firms were profitable in 2016 compared to 2015. As the majority of firms had put in place some form of flexible and performance-based wage system that gave flexibility to adjust wages according to business conditions, total wage increase continued …

A Look-back at 2016 – HRmatters21

Upload date: 29 Dec 2016

  2016 has been exceptionally good for HRmatters21. We have increased our revenue and our volume of work has increased by more than 40%. We continue to serve the HR Community and look forward to 2017. This 2 minute plus …

Labour Market Second Quarter 2016

Upload date: 16 Sep 2016

  Unemployment rose and vacancies trended lower. Job seekers outnumbered job openings for the first time since June 2012. Total employment growth slowed from the previous quarter and a year ago. Layoffs rose, while the rate of re-entry into employment …

Singapore Workforce 2015

Upload date: 15 Dec 2015

Employment rate rose further from June 2014 to June 2015, helped by the strong employment gains in the second half of 2014. Median income grew strongly over the year amid tight labour market, and there was a sustained increase in …

10 Workplace Trends that Will Affect HR

Upload date: 01 Nov 2014

Preparing for and adapting to changes in the workplace is a crucial element to any HR professional’s job. In this slideshow, we present 10 current workplace trends that will affect HR. We also take a closer look at the challenges …

Singapore Labour Market Q2 2014

Upload date: 19 Sep 2014

Unemployment remained low, with job openings continuing to outnumber job seekers in June 2014. Meanwhile, total employment growth moderated. Layoffs declined for the second consecutive quarter, while the rate of re-entry into employment improved slightly.  

How to Measure Attitude in Interviews

Upload date: 03 Feb 2014

As many as 89 percent of hiring failures globally are due to attitudes, not skills. Yet, more than 70 percent of hiring managers still base their hiring criteria on skills and experience. As such, hiring managers will have to assess …

Labour Market, 2Q 2013

Upload date: 23 Sep 2013

Growth in employment remained high and unemployment was still low, though it rose with higher layoffs in the second quarter of 2013.  There were more job openings than job seekers, but the ratio has declined as openings fell while job …