Saturday, February 27, 2021

Unable to Travel, Employees Struggle to Clear Unused Annual Leave

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Many employees are struggling to clear their days of annual leave, said human resource experts, as COVID-19 travel restrictions prevent Singaporeans from going overseas...

Hong Kong’s Impressive Rise in Liveability

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Hong Kong has seen a significant rebound in its position in ECA’s liveability rankings, as the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on the city...

The Struggles of C-Suite Under Remote Working

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For the average worker, it is rather hard to imagine how different C-level executives see the business and the world. While many employees have...

The Struggle For New Skills

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Three in five respondents (61 percent) said that it has been a struggle to acquire new skills in their current role to adapt to...

Employment for older workers on the agenda at APEC

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Griffith University education lecturer Professor Stephen Billett presented to the Asia Pacific Economic Forum on the re-employment of older workers. Older workers may be hit...

Japan Revises Paternity Leave to Prevent Overwork

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The Japanese government has drafted a law revision to the country’s regulation on paternity leave to encourage more men to take leave for the...

A New Progressive Wage Model for Singapore’s Waste Management

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Singapore’s Ministry of Manpower (MOM) has announced that up to 3,000 local workers in the waste management sector are set to be covered under...

Keeping Workers Home For The New Year

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The Lunar New Year is nearly upon us once again. Every year, millions upon millions of employees worldwide would be making travel arrangements to...

Thailand Proposes US$7 Billion Stimulus Package

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As the world is seeing a resurgence in Covid-19 cases, Thailand has not been left unscathed. The kingdom has been grappling with the doubling...

Hiring May Be Back to Normal in 2021

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2020 was definitely a year of massive change for both employers and employees, and 2021 is looking to be no different. According to the...