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Domestic Helper: Effective Ways to Reduce Stress as Housewives?

Being a housewife seems to be an easy job, but actually it may lead mothers to be stressful. Housewives generally have to get up early in the morning when the child and the husband haven’t woke up, then they prepare breakfast and all the needs of his family until the night. Is it using service …

5 Best Qualities Of A Good Domestic Helper

February 10, 2016 | Author: Zoe Gan | Posted in General, Human Resources (HR)

Domestic helpers play a significant role in the household of their employers. They prepare food for the family, clean the house, do the laundry, run errands, watch the kids and perform other household chores to keep the house liveable. Imagine a family wherein both parents are working and have two kids but without a domestic …

Google hires while Yahoo! fires

Global – On the same day when Yahoo! announced plans for its second round of layoffs in six weeks, Google is boasting 2011 as the biggest hiring year in company history with over 500 hires in Asia Pacific. After cutting about 700 employees last December, Yahoo! announced it will further lay off 1% of its …

Contractor fined for safety violation

SINGAPORE : Contractor Mun Siong Engineering was fined S$100,000 on Tuesday for failing to provide a safe working environment for its employees. Three of its workers died in a fire in 2007 at an oil refinery at Ayer Chawan Place in Jurong. One other worker was also injured. Mun Siong was at that time engaged …

What is Google’s HR stance?

US – Google has announced plans to hire more than 6,000 employees globally this year as it wards off pressure from rivals such as Facebook and Twitter in the technology industry. According to Google’s senior vice president of engineering and research Alan Eustace, the internet giant will add more than 6,000 staff “across the board …

Marina Bay Sands abolishes sick leave penalty

January 27, 2011 | Author: huiping | Posted in Business, Human Resources (HR), News and Society, Society

Singapore – Marina Bay Sands (MBS) has reversed its stance on penalising employees who fall sick during the Chinese New Year period after public outrage. Casino dealers will no longer be awarded demerit points for falling sick, following a public uproar at the arbitrary rules designed to keep the casino at MBS staffed during Chinese …

Google’s CEO Eric Schmidt to step down

US – Eric Schmidt is stepping down as CEO of Google and will relinquish responsibilities to co-founder Larry Page from 4 April after nearly a decade in the role. In a surprising turn of events, Schmidt will relinquish his responsibilities to co-founder Larry Page starting on April 4 after nearly a decade in the role. …

Economists say drop in foreigners may lead to labour shortage

SINGAPORE : Observers said the drop in the number of permanent residencies granted last year reflected a change in the type of immigrants the government is trying to attract. They said the move also needs to be seen against the backdrop of recent policies aimed at tightening the inflow of foreign workers, such as raising …

What is the country that pays the highest bonuses?

Singapore – Bonuses for Singaporeans this year are set to be the highest in Asia for 2011. According to a recent poll by human resources consultancy firm HR Business Solutions (HRBS), bonuses for Singaporeans this year are set to be 17% of the annual base pay. That works out to be about two months’ salary, …

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