Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Small businesses and self-employed provide most jobs

Small businesses and self-employed provide most jobs worldwide A ground-breaking study reveals that seven in 10 workers are self-employed or in small businesses, a finding...

Japanese companies work together to nurture female managers

A growing number of companies in Japan are working together to nurture female employees who are seen as candidates for managerial positions. These companies...

Australia has highest number of discouraged older workers

Australia tops a ranking of 102 countries with the largest share of discouraged jobseekers aged 65 years old and over, according to ILOSTAT data....

G20 Adopts Human-Centred Future Work Policies

ILO welcomes G20 commitment to human-centred future of work policies ILO Director-General Guy Ryder has welcomed the Declaration by G20 Labour and Employment ministers, committing to...

2021 declared International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour

The United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) has unanimously adopted a resolution declaring 2021 as the International Year for the Elimination of Child Labour. The...

Discouraging Workaholism to Avoid Employee Burnout

Recruiting experts, Hays said employers must help their workforce in achieving a more positive, balanced and healthy relationship with their work, as workaholic employees...

Just 10 per cent of workers receive nearly half of global...

An ILO assessment gives the first global estimates of the distribution of labour income, and shows that pay inequality remains pervasive in the world...

Kuala Lumpur ranked 44 in Supporting Women Entrepreneurs

At the 10th annual Dell Women Entrepreneur Network Summit, Dell Technologies announced findings of the 2019 Women Entrepreneur Cities (WE Cities) Index, ranking 50...

Technology Can Lead to a Sense of Isolation

An overreliance on technology when communicating in the workplace could lead to employees feeling isolated, warns recruiting experts Hays. Modern offices mean professionals are...

Pressure group in UK calls for guaranteed hours

The Living Wage Foundation in the UK says employers should offer their part-time and casual staff a minimum of 16 hours' work per week....

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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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Singapore Seventh Most Expensive in Asia for Expatriates

Singapore rises to seventh most expensive location in Asia for expatriates • Singapore is now the seventh most expensive location in Asia for expatriates to...

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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