Career and Enterprising

These are the local firms adopting flexible time-off policies

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More so recently, you must have heard of overseas firms adopting flexible work weeks and unlimited annual leave. It seems like the trend is moving over to Singapore, with some firms implementing these time-off policies. Want to know the names? Stay on this page. #1: Mambu Mambu is a Berlin-based startup with offices across the globe, including Singapore. The fintech firm has a summer four-day workweek policy in place for all of its offices worldwide. Specifically, from June to August,

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6 points to note as more head back to the office from tomorrow (5 April)

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We hope everyone had a blessed Good Friday and a well-rested Easter weekend. It’s time to face reality. For those who haven’t caught up with the news just yet, our government has made known last month of a shift in the style of working. The co-chair of the COVID-19 multi-ministry task force Lawrence Wong said that instead of working from home as the default, Singapore would welcome a more “flexible and hybrid way” of working. From tomorrow (5 April) onwards,

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WFH tips to help you stay motivated

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Working from home can be wonderful, and that’s why some professionals are hoping it won’t end. If you’re one of the lucky ones who don’t need to return to the workplace from 5 April, we’re glad for you! While it can be difficult for parents with children, the comforts of being in one’s safe space can sometimes make it easier to focus. Who doesn’t love having the power to turn on their favourite tunes and adjust the air-conditioner to one’s

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How To Alter Your Budget To Suit Your Work From Home Lifestyle

According to the multi-ministry task force handling COVID-19, Singapore may enter Phase Three by the end of 2020 should the community cases remain low in the country. The restrictions reflected by this upcoming phase may last for a year or more. That being said, more and more people are working from home. This huge shift in the global workplace has brought many changes in our lives. Whenever big transitions occur, it is a good opportunity to re-assess all the aspects

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10 things you need to know about heading back to the office from Sep 28

Back to the workplace from Sep 28

Are you already in the office to start the new week? Or have received a work schedule from your employer regarding the days you should physically report for work? While some can’t wait to get their office routine back, many are sitting on the fence after being used to working from home amid the pandemic. Here are 10 things you need to know if you’re called back to the office from Sep 28. #1: Employer has the right to ask

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