Flexibility Works: Unlocking Diversity

When faced with two similar employment offers, one with fixed work hours and the other with flexible work arrangements, which would you choose? In a survey of more than 15,000 across 100 countries, 80% said that they would turn down the job that didn’t offer flexible working arrangements. With Covid-19 accelerating the shift towards remote […]

“Too old?” Combating workplace ageism

Globally, a survey of more than 83,000 people in 57 countries showed that one in every two people held moderately or highly ageist attitudes. Here’s why this is a problem.

Is it OK to say “You look nice”?

Is it appropriate to give compliments based on physical appearance in the workplace? It depends on Who, What, and Where. Here are some factors to consider and suggestions for inclusive phrasing.

The Hidden Cost of Toxic Culture

A toxic culture inflicts damage that often remains unseen. It seeps into the everyday lives and mindsets of employees, corroding morale, productivity, and trust. While the manifestations of a toxic culture are frequently alarming, the real costs tend to accumulate gradually over time.

Why anti-harassment programmes are often ineffective

Ask any company how it plans to combat workplace sexual harassment, and it will likely mention “anti-harassment training”. Sounds great in theory. But, in practice, are anti-harassment training programmes really effective?

Celebrate Diversity Through Your Employees

Celebrating diversity in the workplace is nothing new in Singapore and other parts of Asia.

An example lies in a tradition that many Singapore companies observe during…

The #FutureOfWork Is Here

The future of work has been a catchphrase for people managers in Asia over the past couple of years. In fact, the future has already arrived at many companies where automation and augmentation of business processes is already in full swing. Meanwhile…