Friday, November 24, 2017

Machine learning and data science driving the evolution of recruitment

Developments in data, machine learning, predictive analytics and digital technology have resulted in a transformation of the recruitment model with a fundamental change in...

Survey: Malaysians work most hours but are least productive

Malaysians work an average of 15 hours more than their contracted hours each week, surpassing Singapore, Hong Kong and Australia, but has one of...

Partnership to Level Up Skills for Singaporeans to Seize Fintech Jobs

The Infocomm Media Development Authority (IMDA) and Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS), together with SkillsFuture Singapore (SSG), six local universities, and five financial associations,...

Discrimination common, birth month sometimes even specified

Workers’ unions and a recruiter have expressed support for laws against employment discrimination amid reported discrimination based on age, physical appearance, and even birth...

Talent Corp Forms Talent Compact 4.0

TALENT Corporation Malaysia announced the formation of Talent Compact 4.0, the industry advisory panel that aims to address the country’s need for an enhanced...

Higher Bonuses on the Cards

Surveys by the Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) showed that more companies have granted bonuses to their employees in 2017 compared to the previous year....

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...

Growth in Malaysia’s Digital Marketing Industry Leads to New Career Opportunities

In a country where residents spend an increasing amount of time and money online and have an average of four social media accounts, it...

Who Manages Talent Retention in Your Organisation

Should your Head of Engagement be your Head of Talent Retention? It’s quite common now for organisations to have roles focused on ‘Talent Acquisition’. What...