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30 November 2015 Posted by achieve-admin

Performance Appraisal : Mistakes To Avoid

Don’t make these common mistakes when giving performance appraisals. Performance Appraisal, Performance Review or Performance Evaluation. No matter how prettily you package these words, most employees are likely to have the same reaction: nervousness and tension. Let’s be honest, even the managers and supervisors giving the appraisals dread it. But companies still need to conduct […]

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17 August 2015 Posted by achieve-admin

The Next 50 Years

In this edition of Views from the Top published in The Business Times, August 17, 2015, Achieve Group CEO Joshua Yim shared his views on the topic on what should be the main issues of focus in the 2015 National Rally on Aug 23. As Singapore becomes more complex and sophisticated, there are four areas […]

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18 June 2015 Posted by achieve-admin

Civil Service: Losing Its Luster

Our CEO Mr Joshua Yim, together with leaders in Asia, was recently interviewed by Krishna Kumar VR from China Daily Asia Weekly. Views on Employment in Asia’s public sector was shared, and was published on their website www.chinadailyasia.com and in Vol 6, No 23 of China Daily Asia Weekly magazine, 12-18 June 2015. See the […]

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7 June 2015 Posted by achieve-admin

Towards Service Par Excellence

It is indeed not our natural DNA within us Singaporean with the service attitude. Yet, our national carrier, Singapore Airlines is an interesting example of a home grown organization and a leading airline with excellent service standard that is renown throughout the world. In the past decades, SIA has deliberately crafted a service culture through […]

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13 April 2015 Posted by achieve-admin

Keeping The Edge In Singapore Tourism

In this edition of Views from the Top published in The Business Times, Achieve Group CEO Joshua Yim shared his views on the topic on how can Singapore hold its own in the region as a travel destination and achieve 3-4 per cent annual growth in visitor arrivals on 13 April 2015: Singapore has excellent […]

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26 February 2015 Posted by achieve-admin

Budget 2015

Following Singapore’s Budget 2015 announcement on 23 February, Achieve Group CEO Joshua Yim weighs in on the biggest takeaways and how the measures will impact businesses: “Apart from the two-year extension of the Wage Credit Scheme (WCS) and the internationalisation scheme by IE Singapore, some of the new measures for businesses translates to higher operating […]

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2 February 2015 Posted by achieve-admin

ECBs QE – Another Challenge For Europe

In this edition of Views from the Top published in The Business Times, Achieve Group CEO Joshua Yim shared his views on the effectiveness of the European Central Bank’s quantitative easing in boosting the eurozone economy, and its impact on Singapore businesses: “Indeed, market watchers are divided over this phenomenon. I personally feel that the […]

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26 January 2015 Posted by achieve-admin

Busting Graft: Tone From The Top Is Key

In this edition of Views from the Top published in The Business Times, Achieve Group CEO Joshua Yim shared his views on how CEOs can build and sustain a graft-free corporate culture in today’s business environment: “First and foremost, there must be clear accountability and transparency in terms of systems and processes. One way is […]

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19 January 2015 Posted by achieve-admin

CEOs Budget Wish-List

In this edition of Views from the Top published in The Business Times, Achieve Group CEO Joshua Yim shared his views on the top issues he wishes to see addressed in Singapore’s 2015 Budget to be revealed on 23 February: “With Budget 2015, I would like to see the government continuing to help SMEs in […]

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12 January 2015 Posted by achieve-admin

Looking Ahead

In this edition of Views from the Top published in The Business Times, Achieve Group CEO Joshua Yim shared his take on how the Singapore economy will fare in 2015:  “My personal forecast is that economic growth for 2015 should be about the same as last year, likely to come in around 2.8 per cent. […]

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