According to the survey by Citi Foundation and Singapore Management University (SMU), a major chunk of the Singaporean youth is not confident in managing their finances, but emerging awareness on CPFs and finance management catalyze other financial factors such as retirement funds, budgeting, savings, etc.
Employee benefits came under the spotlight when the pandemic hit. One and a half years down the road, how can the evolution of the benefits strategy be taken forward? Jeanne Ding, who heads Global Benefits for Mapletree, shares her experience at Mercer's 2021 Regional HR Conference.
The pandemic changed the way we work overnight. Meeting room brainstorming gave way to team video calls and watercooler conversations shifted to instant messaging. But the changes ran much deeper: The pandemic brought with it fear and uncertainty — over health and safety, jobs and finances — along with long periods of social isolation and lockdowns.
In this session of Mercer's 2021 Regional HR Conference, Liana Attard and Samprita Majumdar discuss the strategies implemented by organisations for mental health, its limitations and solutions that will help achieve better outcomes for the future.
But what most organizations often don’t realize is that the digital wellbeing of employees starts by using the right digital tools. When employees have the right tools by their side, it can help them handle their work in a more efficient way, finish up their tasks faster, collaborate better, and experience less stress.
As companies redesign their wellbeing strategies for a more flexible post-COVID-19 workplace, it’s critical that they apply the same level of flexibility to help employees stay better connected with their mental health.