Saturday, June 23, 2018

Financial Analysts with Access to Political Knowledge Generate More Accurate Forecasts...

  Research study on work of local and foreign brokerage analysts in China finds political knowledge creates information wedge between market participants. Institutional factors, such...

Employees in Noisy Offices More Likely to Leave Their Job Within...

  The open office is designed to increase employee collaboration, but a new study from Oxford Economics, commissioned by audio pioneerPlantronics, finds that the resultant...

Singapore re-enters the top 20 most expensive locations in the world

Singapore has re-entered the global top 20 most expensive cities in the world in the latest cost of living survey published by ECA International,...

Job seekers in Malaysia and Singapore prefer to use their mobile...

  Most candidates in Malaysia use their mobile phone to look for a new role but prefer more conventional methods to then apply for the...

Brain Drain Concerns as More Hongkongers Seek New Lives in Canada

Fears over high cost of living and political changes in city among suggested motives for rise in emigration applications, while estimated 300,000 already have...

Over 60 per cent of the world’s employed population are in...

  A new ILO report shows that 2 billion people work informally, most of them in emerging and developing countries. The majority lack social protection,...

Singapore’s National Wages Council suggests S$50-S$70 pay hike, one-off bonus for...

Amid the pick-up in economic conditions, the National Wages Council (NWC) has recommended that low-wage workers earning a basic monthly salary of up to...

AIDS’ impact on the labour force costs billions in lost earnings:...

An ILO report highlights the toll HIV and AIDS continue to take on the labour force, and its economic and social implications. The ILO...

Employment prospects looking up for Malaysians in 2018

Kelly Services’ has unveiled its Malaysia Salary Guide for 2018/19, heralding positive employment growth for Malaysia in the coming year. As per the report,...

Expatriate packages in Singapore and Malaysia hit five-year low

The cost of expatriate packages in Singapore and Malaysia have fallen 6% and 13%, respectively, over the past five years, according to the latest...