Thursday, December 12, 2019

Malaysia@Work to Receive RM6.5 Billion to Help Create Jobs

During the International Social Well-Being Conference 2019 (ISWC 2019) on 21 November, Malaysia’s Prime Minister, Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad said that the government would...

South Korea’s Shrinking Workforce Dilemma

South Korea is a lot like Japan in many ways despite the rivalry the two nations have. For one, they are both economically developed...

Human Resource Quality Remains a Challenge for Vietnam

The World Bank has ranked Vietnam in 11th place out of 12 Asian countries based on the quality of human resources. Vietnam’s overall rating...

Indonesia’s Jokowi Wants Deregulation on Investment

Indonesia’s President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has instructed his ministers to slash regulations for every new rule issuance, inspired by a story shared with him...

Persistent Gender Gap in Tech Sectors

Tech’s persistent gender gap is well documented, but it might surprise you to learn that the gulf transcends national wealth and development lines. Around the...

Singapore’s 2020 Real Salary Increase Expected to Remain High

The average real salary increase for workers in Singapore is predicted to be set around 3.0 per cent above inflation in 2020. This is...

Building a High-Impact Learning Culture

Technological disruption and an increasingly chaotic economic outlook are causing huge challenges and increased competitiveness. As a result, surviving in this new environment is...

Malaysian SMEs Are Driving Demand For Tech-savvy Talent

The digital transformation that has taken over the world is changing the way we view and conduct business. New ideas and technologies are now...

Microsoft’s 4-day Workweek Experiment

A Microsoft subsidiary in Japan recently underwent an experimental implementation of a 4-day workweek. The tech giant announced that the reduction in working days...

India’s Government Opens Its Doors to Engineering Interns

As internship season hits its peak in India, it has become apparent that it is not just private companies, but government entities who are...

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Vietnam to Adopt New Employment Code to Meet New Standards

After much debate and consultation, Vietnam has adopted a new employment code in November 2019, which will come into full effect in January 2020....

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Slow Progress for Gender Diversity in the Boardroom

Deloitte Global’s latest Women in the Boardroom report highlights slow progress for gender diversity Deloitte Global’s sixth edition of Women in the Boardroom: A Global...

Diary

AiHR: Digital Planning Conference 2019

When: 20 November 2019 Where: Sheraton Saigon Hotel, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam AiHR is a conference that focuses on ANTICIPATING, EMBRACING and CAPITALISING on HR technologies...

HR Summit & Expo