Getting Emotional At work - Is It Professional?

04 June, 2019
Gpayroll - emotional
Have you ever come across an employee who happened to be sobbing at work? Or perhaps having a minor mental breakdown? What were your initial thoughts? Did you think that the employee was weak or immature? Or perhaps the behaviour is acceptable so long as it does not happen often?

According to research done by The British Psychological Society, they found that “tearful individuals are seen as warmer, but also as less competent”.

However, it appears that top executives and employees have a difference perception when it comes to shedding tears in office.

Based on a survey from staffing firm Accountemps, about 44 per cent of respondents, whom are Chief Financial Officers (CFOs) have mentioned that “shedding tears is acceptable as long as it is not an everyday occurrence”. This figure is higher compared to 38 per cent of workers who felt that crying at work is acceptable as long as it does not occur too regularly.

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Thailand HR Tech 2019

31 May, 2019
By G-Team in Payroll
Gpayroll - Thailand HR Tech
We are glad to attend the Thailand HR Tech Conference 2019 hosted by PMATin Thailand last week. It has been a great sharing session with the HR professionals in Thailand on how they can eliminate manual tax, social security and provident fund filing with the use of electronic filing which is readily available with the use of online payroll software. With a wide array of business functions going digital, integration between applications allow businesses to run their operations efficiently, allowing them to focus on growing their businesses.
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Making Use Of High Touch Tools To Improve Healthcare Outcomes

28 May, 2019
Gpayroll - health

In today’s workplace, employee retention strategies are becoming increasingly unique and employee-centric. Anniversary lunches, employee picnics, well-stocked pantries – the ideas are constantly evolving.

However, it seems that increasingly, workers tend to stick around longer with an employer that focuses on their well-being – both physically and mentally.

With the rapid advancement of technology, there is now a wide array of medical services available virtually at employees’ fingertips, providing employees with 24/7 access to healthcare providers and medical information. At the rate the technology is advancing and evolving, this will likely to expand at an exponential rate. Employees can easily access healthcare services via their mobile phones, tablets or any device that supports a medical-related application.

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The Right Employee Benefits For A Multi-generational Workforce

21 May, 2019
Gpayroll - smile
The Generation X, Generation Y and Millennials - our workforce today is largely made up of workers that fall within either of these generations. OF course, the Millennial generation, defined as those born between 1981 and 1996, form the largest bulk of our workforce today.

According to an article by AsiaToday, "Millennials represent more than 45 percent of the region's population, with 60 percent of the world's millennials expected to live in Asia by 2020."

With the growing number of Millennials entering the workforce each year, this also implies a shift in the needs of the working population.

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