Selamat Hari Raya Haji to all our readers!

Wishing all our friends who are celebrating a blessed Eid al-Adha with your friends and family. Amidst this celebration, do keep safe and healthy, and we wish all of you a great long weekend. 

If you wish to indulge in some leadership food-for-thought, we've compiled some of our top interviews and articles for you to enjoy over the festive weekend.  

Staying ahead of the curve in a post-pandemic world

Be ready with new skills, not just any skill but those that are related to your workplace by paying attention to the emerging skills and trends in your industry, says Patrick Tay Teck Guan, MP-Elect for Pioneer SMC, Asst Secretary-General, NTUC, in this exclusive.

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How Siemens, Marriott International, 3M and more are putting the 'personal' in personalised learning

Priya Sunil uncovers how Siemens, Marriott International, 3M, AkzoNobel, and Fuji Xerox Singapore have leveraged custom-built systems to evolve the learning approach, while DKSH’s Christopher Schultz steps into the learner’s shoes.

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How to build a meaningful partnership between functional leaders and the HR manager

Sitting in Singapore, while managing the Japan office, is no easy task. Yet Asif Chowdhury, Representative Director and Head, UTAC Japan, and Senior Vice President, Marketing and Corporate Business Development, UTAC Group, Singapore, makes it work.

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#AsiaRecruitmentAwards: Creating a winning recruitment strategy with Ericsson’s technology leadership

From enhancing both the candidates’ and hiring managers’ experience through technologies, to conducting an annual graduate recruitment for a continuous pipeline of next-generation talent, here’s a peak at Ericsson’s award-winning recruitment strategy.

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Suite Talk: Ohmyhome's CEO on why you should treat your team as family

Rhonda Wong, CEO and co-founder, Ohmyhome, credits her philosophy of treating her team as family for the firm's high retention rate among senior team members, as she describes her ideal CHRO and more, in this exclusive interview with Jerene Ang.

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"Honourable leaders will never be influenced by greed nor by fear": LTC(NS) Goh Seng Wee

In this exclusive ahead of National Day, hear from LTC(NS) Goh Seng Wee, Commanding Officer (CO) of 761 SIR on the skillsets learned during National Service that he carried into his career as a venture capitalist.

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A day in the life of: Noppadol Chaiwong, HR Director, BevChain Logistics

At the beginning of each day, he looks forward to initiating something out of the box. Fast forward to the end of the day, and he's all charged after a daily 5km run. Meet Noppadol (Kenny) Chaiwong, HR Director, BevChain Logistics.

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Ways to manage grievances remotely

Whether grievances are raised in the office or remotely, the process should provide employees a safe channel without fear of negative repercussion, affirm experts from the Tripartite Alliance for Fair & Progressive Employment Practices (TAFEP).

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Heading back to office? Take these tips from HR leaders to recover and thrive in a world affected by pandemic

You've heard the saying, "like all storms, this too will pass". Either we wait for the thunderclouds to cross or we adapt and make the best of the situation. In a recent CHRO roundtable, the overwhelming consensus was to forge a new path forward in a brave new world. 

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A soul-searching exercise for employers to get a headstart in the new paradigm of work

Perspectives on work, management styles and leadership approaches from HR veteran, K Thiveanathan, who draws lessons from his experiences in the aftermath of the SARS epidemic to pull together a checklist for a post-COVID world.

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Happy reading and enjoy the weekend!

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