Sunday, July 21, 2019

US tech unemployment drops to 20-year low

With overall unemployment in the US sitting at 3.6%, the strategy of finding and attracting talent keeps getting more difficult for HR leaders. But...

Working abroad could boost your salary by more than a third

Young professionals who move abroad for work could see their earnings jump by more than a third, according to a new study which found...

Switzerland Best Destination for Expats

The Top Ten Countries for Expats For the first time in four years, Singapore is not the best destination for expatriate workers, according to HSBC’s...

GE adopts new contingent workforce model

In 2015, General Electric’s digital hub in Detroit needed JAVA software developers. But instead of turning to in-house recruiters skilled at hiring experienced IT...

Warming expected to slash equivalent of 80 million jobs by 2030

As climate change worsens, growing heat stress on workers in agriculture and other sectors will cause a productivity loss equal to 80 million full-time...

How to create a work culture that attracts top talent

In the past, the majority of office experiences were more or less the same: Clock in, work, lunch, work, clock out, repeat. Companies emphasised...

Can technology transform the fashion industry?

Talk about the Fourth Industrial Revolution can quickly get abstract. Discussion travels at lightning speed into a world of augmented reality and robots, blockchain...

Body Language & Hiring

How reliable is body language when hiring? Job interviews are not a modern invention; they date back to the early 1900s. In fact, it is...

Gig economy boosts mental health for self-employed

Self-employment is positively related with mental health, a new INSEAD Working Paper has found. Among the gains recorded for gig economy workers are the...

Women in leadership bring better business performance

Businesses with genuine gender diversity, particularly at senior level, perform better, including seeing significant profit increases, according to a new report from the Bureau for...

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Malaysia Must Adapt to IR4.0 Fast or Risk Losing Untapped Talent

Industrial Revolution 4.0 has brought with it massive, game-changing ideas and innovations that could potentially increase productivity and efficiency across multiple industries. As such,...

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Freeze on foreign worker intake in wholesale and retail sector lifted

The Malaysian government has lifted the freeze on foreign worker intake in the wholesale and retail sector. Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister, Datuk...

Diary

DramaFree Tools for Managers

When: 20 July 2019 (Saturday) Where: TPC Kuala Lumpur, 10 Jalan 1/70D, 6000 Kuala Lumpur Time: 8.30am—5.00pm Are you finding it difficult to manage relationships at work? Always...

MERIT Asia Summit 2019