SAN FRANCISCO – The disruptions brought about by the Covid-19 pandemic have highlighted how vital it is for companies to develop a digital headquarters so that staff can work together better online. These virtual centres would include systems that support spontaneous interactions and easy sharing of information, although in-person collaboration would remain an important part […]
SINGAPORE – More than 20 Axa Singapore employees have been told their roles have become redundant and will be terminated, The Straits Times has learnt. The last day of their employment with HSBC, Axa Singapore’s parent company, will be Nov 30, the affected staff were informed on Thursday.
SINGAPORE – Citi Singapore will allow most staff to work remotely for up to two days a week, in line with the American bank’s global shift towards flexible work arrangements. The move will take effect by the third quarter and impact 90 to 95 per cent of staff here – those who can perform some […]
DOHA (REUTERS) – Top European hotel chains are hiring workers without experience or even a resume as executives admit years of underpaying staff have come back to bite, leaving them unable to meet post-pandemic travel demand. Thousands of workers left the hospitality industry when international travel shut down during the Covid-19 pandemic. Many chose not to […]