A recent BBC article on Singapore Cost of Living raises a really good point about the cost of living in Singapore. The point is, it depends on whether you need to buy a car and consume “like an expat.” This article exposes the irrelevance of the “most expensive” lists. If your MNC’s regional HQ is in Singapore, … More “Most Expensive?” Who cares?
In my recent reflection on 2016, the first good sign I listed was our ongoing development as a profession, referring to those of us in the global total rewards (comp & benefits or global mobility) profession. We are advancing in our credentials, our practices, and most of all, the way we think. Let me elaborate. … More We are Getting Better
Companies are joining 21st Century’s RewardOnline compensation survey for Singapore. SMEs, MNC regional offices and others are joining Singapore’s newest salary survey in many years. The 21st Century RewardOnline survey is an established survey in Africa, and has now entered Asia, and customised entirely for Singapore as the first priority Asia market: over 1,000 standard benchmark … More RewardOnline Singapore is now live!
Is your company sending people to work in Africa? Are you hiring locally in Africa? How do you set salaries in Camaroon, Nigeria, Zimbabwe or Angola? Dr. Mark Bussin, Chairman of 21st Century Pay Solutions Group, based in Johannesburg, South Africa, will be at Royal Plaza on Scotts on 1 April, to speak on Expatriate … More Doing business in Africa?
It seems the greatest talent challenge facing Singapore we most often hear about is “there are too many foreigners working here.” Clearly, it is not good for a nation to simply cave to the desire for more foreign workers because it could result in denial of good job opportunities for local Singaporeans, especially when higher … More Singapore’s Got Talent (Challenges)