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How SaaS has Re-Shaped the Hiring Landscape

By Koh Wanzi

When hiring managers want to fill a position, they will put up a job advertisement via print and/or online channels. They will then (passively) await applications from interested jobseekers before shortlisting appropriate candidates for an interview. As you can imagine, this traditional hiring model has its limitations. Modern Software-as-a-Service (SaaS) hiring models, such as the Talent Network (TN), promise to revolutionise the hiring landscape by helping employers like yourself build up a ‘talent pipeline’ to gain access to a far larger pool of potential hires and fill vacant positions promptly. (Read More Here!)

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Leveraging on SaaS in the Workplace

In his May Day message in April this year, labour chief and National Trade Union Congress (NTUC) head Lim Swee Say noted that Singapore’s labour market is set to remain tight until 2030. The competition for good workers is stiffer than ever, and only the better employers can continue to attract and retain the best employees. In order to position themselves to attract the best and brightest, employers are increasingly pursuing solutions that enable them to build up their brand as a top employer, reach out to the entirety of the talent pool and access powerful application-tracking analytics that help them to streamline and tweak their hiring processes. (Read More Here!)

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Can Workplace Surveillance be Productive?

By Koh Wanzi

We’ve looked at the possible negative repercussions of workplace surveillance before. However, there might just be an upside to monitoring worker activity – being able to objectively quantify productivity can help companies tweak their productivity-boosting measures and promote the most efficient employees. While the issue of privacy will never go away, when carried out judiciously, workplace surveillance can help companies find out what works and what doesn’t. (Read More Here!)

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Why We Should Embrace Bring Your Own Device Day

By Koh Wanzi

While an obscure acronym at first glance, Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) Day is a growing trend in 21st century workplaces where workers are encouraged to use their own devices—be it their phone, tablet, or personal computer – at work.

In fact, a 2013 TechInsights Report found that 39 per cent of businesses in Singapore listed BYOD as the top priority in their list of enterprise mobility initiatives. Enterprise mobility refers to a shift in business practices where employees increasingly work outside the office but are also required to access secure corporate data. (Read More Here!)

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