Heartofthematter, Covid-19, Work From Home, Office, Jobs

Heartofthematter, Covid-19

Returning to the office – can you say no?

Why do companies want workers to return to the office? PeopleStrong’s Adrian Tan explains how supervisors manage people may be part of the reason. 🎧 Listen to this week's #HeartOfTheMatter podcast:

1/10/2020 11:12:00 AM

Why do companies want workers to return to the office? PeopleStrong’s Adrian Tan explains how supervisors manage people may be part of the reason. 🎧 Listen to this week's HeartOfTheMatter podcast:

With coronavirus community cases tapering down and with Phase 3 of Singapore’s reopening around the corner, is it time to reverse this biggest work-from-home experiment? Lin Suling speaks to EngageRocket CEO Leong Chee Tung and PeopleStrong Practice Leader Adrian Tan to find out why firms are urging workers to return to the office, what exceptions can be made for those concerned about the risks of catching COVID-19 and whether employers should pay for related expenses incurred to transform homes into workplaces since the circuit breaker.

Read more: CNA »

iPhone 12 and Apple’s thinking behind advanced features

Apple has just launched the new iPhone 12 and fans are excited. We take a hard look at not just the latest phone Apple has rolled out but whether its playbook is looking tired, if 5G is all it is cracked out to be and how the world’s most valuable company can keep making money. Lin Suling speaks to IMD Business School’s LEGO Professor of Management and Innovation Howard Yu and Vice President of Client Devices research at IDC Bryan Ma.

Cos they are still old school - must see workers working in front of their eyes

Touchless lattes and self-service kiosks: office break rooms go virus-proofOut with grimy microwaves and sticky coffee machines with worn-out buttons, in with stylus pens, QR codes, no-touch water coolers and mobile apps ...

Amazon to take three floors of Citigroup office space in Singapore's Asia Square Tower 1, say sourcesSINGAPORE (BLOOMBERG) - Amazon is planning to take over some of Citigroup's office space in Singapore at a time when a number of the e-commerce giant's Chinese tech rivals are expanding here.. Read more at straitstimes.com.

Amazon to take Citigroup office space in Singapore's finance hub[SINGAPORE] Amazon is planning to take over some of Citigroup's office space in Singapore at a time when a number of the e-commerce giant's Chinese tech rivals expand in the city state. Read more at The Business Times.

Megan Fox Blames Jennifer's Body's Box-Office Failure On Her Post-Transformers Sex Symbol Image

CapitaLand Retail China Trust to diversify portfolio to include assets in office and industrial spaceCAPITALAND Retail China Trust (CRCT) will be expanding its investment strategy beyond the retail sector to include assets that are used for office and industrial purposes, CRCT's manager announced on Wednesday. Read more at The Business Times.

Asia family office commitment to ESG investing tested by virus[SINGAPORE] As markets tumbled this year, Mary Ann Tsao faced a tough choice. Her fourth-generation family office in Singapore had adopted sustainable investing principles, but the coronavirus was trashing the global economy. Relatives suggested a return to the old ways. Read more at The Business Times.