Category: Culture

Talent Plus Celebrates Our 2020-2021 Social Responsibility Pillars
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Talent Plus Celebrates Our 2020-2021 Social Responsibility Pillars

At Talent Plus ®, we place special importance on supporting our community. We recognize our civic, charitable and environmental responsibilities and generously donate our time, talent and treasure.  Our Social Responsibility Pillars program focuses our charitable giving efforts, allowing us to work more closely with specific nonprofit organizations to assist them on a variety of levels....

10 Things to Do If You’re Working From Home
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10 Things to Do If You’re Working From Home

At Talent Plus, several of our colleagues currently work from home or away from one of our physical offices. We asked them what strategies they have to stay motivated and productive throughout the day. Here’s what they had to say: 1. Set your alarm and take a shower, just as if you were going into...

Staying Connected In a Virtual Workspace
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Staying Connected In a Virtual Workspace

After working in a physical office for much of your career, transitioning to a virtual workspace will take some adjustment and may present certain challenges. To maintain a sense of connectedness and balance, it is important to stay in touch with your colleagues. When you continue cultivating these supportive relationships, it will fill your tank...

How to Handle a Boss from a Younger Generation – A Guide for the Senior Employee
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How to Handle a Boss from a Younger Generation – A Guide for the Senior Employee

The workplace is rapidly changing, and one of the reasons is because of the generational diversity that we encounter today at work. The Baby Boomer generation (born between 1946 and 1964) is retiring later and working longer, while the Millennial generation (born between 1980 and 1996) is exponentially growing and gradually becoming the largest demographic...

Top 5 Bosses You Will Have As An Intern
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Top 5 Bosses You Will Have As An Intern

Internship opportunities are a great way for students or undergraduates to gain some insights into the professional world as they explore their career paths, obtain valuable work experience, and build their network. It is always exciting to work in an organisation for the first time, collaborate in teams to solve problems, and of course, interact...

5 Things You Must Do for an Engaging Workforce
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5 Things You Must Do for an Engaging Workforce

By 2020, millennials will make up more than one third of the global workforce and the labor market will soon welcome an emerging group of young talent called Generation Z (born from 1996 onwards). In addition, Singapore has the highest life expectancy in the world at 82.7 years. By 2030, one in five people in...

The Key to Outstanding Customer Service
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The Key to Outstanding Customer Service

Ask leaders about what issues concern them most, and “customer service” is routinely among the top two or three items they mention — regardless of industry. Such a top priority among leaders should lead to superb customer service scores, right? Of course, it is not. Invariably, we run into situations where we receive bad service....

How Do You Tell Someone They Didn’t Get The Job?
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How Do You Tell Someone They Didn’t Get The Job?

This question comes up repeatedly, especially with new managers and supervisors. Few people enjoy delivering bad news, so some people try to avoid the conversation altogether, and some go too far in their attempt to soften the blow. Either of these approaches can make the situation worse for the candidate and for your organization. You...

Culture and the Value of a Manager
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Culture and the Value of a Manager

As the Co-Founder and Co-Chairman of Talent Plus, I took note of the recent article in the New York Time entitled, “Inside Amazon: Wrestling Big Ideas in a Bruising Workplace.” I have watched this story closely, finding interesting perceptions from the employees and leadership. I believe in both of them. I believe in Jeff Bezos because...