Recent Blog Posts 

How to Recruit and Retain Generation Z

Posted by Rachel Lim on Feb 20, 2019 5:07:18 PM

For HR Managers, the art of attracting Millennials - the generation born in the early 1980s to the mid 1990s - is certainly nothing new. By offering flexible working hours and incorporating technology into the workplace, firms have been able to satisfy these ‘gig’ employees for years now. However, what many firms have yet to prepare for is Generation Z - the generation born between the mid-1990s to the early 2000s.

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Topics: Employee Engagement, Attrition / Retention, HR Strategy, Workplace Culture

How Real Time People Analytics help HR to Contribute to Business Value

Posted by PeopleFirst on Feb 19, 2019 3:28:13 PM

 

Industries are being disrupted and talents are becoming more mobile. They are expecting better experience and personalised recommendations to improve their journey with the company. 45% of employees reported that they would be likely or very likely to look for another job outside their current organisation within the next year (SHRM). 

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Topics: Employee Engagement, Attrition / Retention, Performance Management, Workplace Culture

3 Simple Tips to Cultivate a Happy Workplace

Posted by Dorothy Yiu on Jan 23, 2019 6:59:27 PM

We all know that teams who are happier and more engaged are 21% more productive and 59% less likely to look for a job with a different organisation. People are organisation’s number one asset, so keeping them happy should be organisation’s number one priority. 

Here are my 3 tips to leaders to ensure a happier workplace.

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Topics: Employee Engagement, Workplace Culture

The Top Three People Management Trends of 2019

Posted by Chee Tung on Jan 16, 2019 11:57:26 AM

Frederick Taylor’s ideas of “scientific management” caught the business world’s attention in the early 20th century, at a time when industrialisation and large-scale production technologies were being adopted.

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Topics: Employee Engagement, Performance Management

EngageRocket co-founder CheeTung Leong interview with Nathan Latka

Posted by Marie Le Bras on Jan 4, 2019 1:08:35 PM

 

 

Hear from EngageRocket co-founder CheeTung Leong on the Top Entrepreneurs Podcast with Nathan Latka: "This Singapore Based SaaS Helps You Manage Employee Feedback, $40k in MRR, 8x yoy growth".

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Topics: EngageRocket

Why 2019 is the Year to Start Using Analytics to Retain Your Best Talent

Posted by Chee Tung on Dec 26, 2018 11:26:57 AM

 

As we approach the start of a new calendar year, some of the best people in Asian companies are already preparing to embark on a new adventure with a different company.

Their current employers just don’t know it yet. The talent exodus after a large annual bonus payout -- typically around the lunar new year -- is a common phenomenon.

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Topics: HR analytics

How to launch a 90-Day Employee on-boarding plan in 5 Steps

Posted by PeopleFirst on Dec 19, 2018 10:19:48 AM

1/4 of newly hired employees tend to leave the organisation within six months. From rank & file to C-suite, a first day of work matters as it always makes a lasting first impression. A successful on-boarding programme will have positive effects on engagement, retention and performance.  

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Topics: Employee Engagement, Leadership, Performance Management

Employee engagement and productivity in 2019

Posted by PeopleFirst on Nov 30, 2018 4:27:51 PM

What do you think about when you read the term "employee engagement"? A survey? Staff happiness? Wellness programmes? The term is notoriously squishy because it tries to capture an intangible phenomena that has a very tangible impact on business. The result of this is everyone has a vague intuition that employee engagement is important, but is not quite sure what to do about it. 

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Topics: Employee Engagement, Performance Management

How can we measure the performance of our software engineers?

Posted by Ted Johansson on Nov 8, 2018 10:01:25 AM

That question can send a chill down the spine of many young and aspiring engineering managers, and prompt a jaded sigh from old and weathered ones. “Here we go again.” “Well, we can’t” is the most common reaction. “At least not in any meaningful way”, another interjects.“Or in ways that aren’t counter productive”, someone adds. “It’s complicated.”

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Topics: HR analytics, Leadership

Corporate Culture defined and How to Create a Strong Culture in an Organization.

Posted by PeopleFirst on Aug 23, 2018 11:40:43 AM

We often hear the term ‘corporate culture’ in our office or corporate life. Companies around the globe, especially in South East Asia are focusing on building strong workplace and corporate culture. 88% of employees believe organizational culture is an important aspect of their work life. Gone are the days when the conventional workplace ethics and consulting methods work. Now is the time to adopt a more dynamic workplace culture.

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Topics: EngageRocket, Workplace Culture