Ang Hin Kee: Rain Rain Go Away

Ang Hin Kee: Rain Rain Go Away

Rain, rain go away. Come again another day, little children want to play. A familiar nursery rhyme which some freelance coaches can relate to when faced with bad weather disrupting their outdoor sports gigs and consequently, their payments. But surely, you don’t expect to get paid for work not ...

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What’s the Buzz on the Streets?

What’s the Buzz on the Streets?

What are the hot button topics heating up water cooler talk? NTUC This Week journos head down to the streets to find out what the man on the street can’t get enough of.

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Desmond Choo at U Heart engaging young workers

Workplace Flexibility: The X factor to the Way We Work

In an economy where talent is king, access is a real competitive advantage. For employees, the benefits of flexible working arrangements (FWAs) can include significantly improved work-life harmony, increased satisfaction at work and enhanced well-being. For employers, when they're able to understand the business case and invest their resources ...

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Beyond Borders on Service 170X

Many of us might be familiar with the public transport options to get you across the Causeway, i.e. the KTM shuttle, taxis or public buses. However, few would know how the day is like for a bus captain who operates the cross-border bus service that transports commuters between Singapore ...

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Vivek Kumar: What it Takes to Survive Digital Disruption?

Is it just me or do you also feel that the story of digital advancement has become one of replacing working people? From ancient times, man has known only two responses to danger – fight or flight. Hence, that’s how many of us are responding to technological advancements at ...

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Heng Chee How: Re-employing the Working Man

Come 1 July 2017, the amended Retirement & Re-employment Act (RRA) will take effect in Singapore, bringing with it three key improvements that will benefit both mature workers and their companies. In his first blog post, NTUC DSG Heng Chee How shares why this latest update is like music ...

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Patrick Tay: Healthcare Jobs – Keeping Fit

One of the sectors closest to my heart is the healthcare sector. In my years as the Executive Secretary and later, as Adviser, of the Healthcare Services Employees’ Union (HSEU), I have had the privilege of working closely together with our brothers and sisters in the healthcare sector in ...

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