The pandemic has brought the largest Southeast Asian economy to a standstill, with businesses having to shut down and lay off their employees.
The inter-agency advisory provides some tips for employers to better support their employees during this time of remote working.
With remote working becoming the future of the workforce, employers are looking to increase their investments in technology to support it.
In the second of a 2-part article, Karen Tay examines the challenges of collaboration and balancing social life in a remote work setting.
EXCLUSIVE: While employers look to ensure the productivity of their employees while they work remotely, they should not neglect their well-being.
Businesses forced to close during COVID-19 may struggle to restart operations when recovery from the pandemic begins, the Disaster Recovery Institute International cautioned.
The COVID-19 Jobs and Resource Hub offers a knowledge base for both employer and employees dealing with the impact of the pandemic.
EXCLUSIVE: Whether through the adoption of technology, or the implementation of innovative employee engagement initiatives, DBS Bank is ready to embrace any changes in the workforce , including remote working.
40% of employers have shut down certain aspects of their business, and 19% are considering doing so, according to new SHRM research.
The COVID-19 outbreak has further accelerated the demand for HR technologies, as Singapore enterprises look to digitise HR functions to support remote working.
Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong announced the extension of the circuit breaker for four more weeks after a spike in cases since its implementation.
Year-on-year declines in total employment and the labour force widened further to 3.6% and 2.2% respectively, both the largest on record.
Introduced on April 1, the Wage Subsidy Scheme is an extension of Malaysia’s employment retention programme announced in the Economic Stimulus Package 2020 on March 16.
The COVID-19 outbreak has created a wave of remote working around the world – will this herald a permanent shift in how we work?
EXCLUSIVE: Maintaining proactive, transparent and open communication is key for the Refinitiv community as the company manages its remote working workforce now, and beyond the COVID-19 outbreak.
COVID-19 has allowed many dads in Australia to spend more time with their families, while working from home, a new research has found, while urging more to be done to support flexi-work arrangements.
In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, many employers may be conducting video interviews for the first time over the next few months.
The COVID-19 outbreak has already seen 7 million jobs lost in Thailand, the second-largest economy in Southeast Asia.
More jobs are likely to be threatened this year, as IMF warns that the world economy is heading for its worst recession since the Great Depression in the 1930s.
A new research revealed the impact the COVID-19 pandemic is having on employee productivity and well-being in Singapore.
The digital platform will ensure employees stay engaged and productive while empowering them to share thoughts and concerns anonymously.
This is to help employees supplement their incomes if they have been affected by a shorter work week or temporary layoffs due to the pandemic.
More than Citi Singapore's 1,600 employees will each receive a special compensation award of S$1,200 which will cost the company S$2 million.