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May 8, 2014 - I AGREE that the approach towards national service can be improved (National service for the 21st century; April 26). However, offering, soft, and hard placements to pre-enlistees means that NS will become a buffet spread where people can decide what they...

Delane Lim, Motivator & Trainer and Executive Director for International Centre for Experiential Learning & Leadership (South East Asia) will share about the values that a 21st century employee/employer should have. See more at: https://player.fm/series/a-slice-of-life-hour/delane-lim...

Are you unvalued by the boss or people you serve? Which workers do we treat with less respect than they deserve? Are you undervalued or disrespected at work – by the boss or by the people you serve? Which trades or professions do Singaporeans treat with...

IT WAS a music lesson at Teck Whye Secondary School (TWSS). The students were tapping away at their iPad 2s, learning how to compose a tune – under the guidance of an externally hired instructor. TWSS vice-principal Yong Kek Shoong said: “The last music teacher quit two...

I HAVE been a trading partner of GeBiz, the Government’s one-stop e-procurement portal, for the past 10 years. No matter how good a procurement system is, or how stringent the checks and balances are, lapses may still occur because people can bypass policies and guidelines (“Public...

AS A management consultant, I feel there is no need for companies to engage consultants to assist them in applying for the Productivity and Innovation Credit. The Government has made the application process seamless, compared to when the scheme was first launched. Nowadays, we can find...

I SECOND Madam Lilie Lim’s suggestion (“Cigarette sales: Raise minimum age”; last Tuesday). I also urge schools to hire only trainers/coaches and camp facilitators who are non-smokers or who have given up smoking. The Ministry of Education (MOE) has announced that coaches and trainers have to be...

PART of my job as a management and service consultant involves visiting outlets in the food and beverage, retail and service sectors. I have noticed that a significant number of customers, especially the younger ones, are showing less empathy and graciousness towards service staff (“Labour chief...