Friday, November 24, 2017

MEF Wants Government to Share Cost of 90-day Maternity Leave

The government should put in place appropriate mechanisms to support employers to bear the additional cost increases should maternity leave be extended from the...

Technological advancement and regulatory action; Two sides of the same coin...

With the Singaporean banking sector increasingly turning to technology for innovative ways of engaging their customer base, the rapid expansion of FinTech shows no...

Less Than Half of Women Globally Believe Women Have Equal Opportunities...

A new global Ipsos survey across 23 countries finds that most men and women do not think that their governments are doing enough to...

Technology Companies in Asia-Pacific Ready to Boost 2018 Salary Budgets to...

• In 2018, technology sector salaries in Singapore are projected to increase 4.1%, up from the 4.0% increase delivered in 2017. Projected increases for...

Are young people overskilled or underskilled?

This year’s World Skills Competition in Abu Dhabi, UAE in October featured 1,300 competitors, 100,000 visitors and 51 skills. The competition reflected on a...

HK employees unhappy with benefits, reflecting disconnect with employer view

  A new study by Willis Towers Watson showed that almost two-thirds (64%) of Hong Kong employees do not agree that their benefits package meet...

Flexible Working is Highly Valued by both Genders in Malaysia &...

In the first of our two-part series relating to flexible working in Asia, we examine data from our recently released 2017 Gender Diversity Report that highlights...

New Hays Asia Gender Diversity Report reveals that flexible working is...

New Hays Asia Gender Diversity Report reveals that flexible working is highly valued by both genders in Malaysia New research shows flexible working policies are...

Skilled migrants help to ease global labour pressures as dark clouds...

A modestly improved global economy has seen labour market pressures ease slightly since 2016, as growing numbers of well-educated migrants provide a flow of...

SMEs Play Crucial Role in Creating Decent Jobs & Important Source...

With more than 201 million workers unemployed in 2017 – an increase of 3.4 million compared to 2016 – enterprises, particularly small and medium-sized...