Thursday, March 21, 2019

Poor working conditions main employment challenge

The International Labour Organization (ILO) said poor quality employment is the main issue for global labour markets, with millions of people forced to accept...

Amazon dumps New York headquarters and its promised 25,000 jobs

Amazon has abruptly dropped plans for a new headquarters in New York that would have brought 25,000 jobs to the city, reversing course after...

Work-life balance, career progression important to graduates

Work life balance and rapid career progression rank with salary for graduate job seekers – global survey Work life balance involving flexible working arrangements is...

Only a third of children have social protection

Only one third of children covered by social protection: ILO, UNICEF A new report by UNICEF and the ILO highlights the critical need to extend...

KL among top 100 most liveable cities for Asian expats

Singapore is again the most liveable location for Asian expatriates, having claimed the top spot every year since ECA International’s liveability rankings began in...

Nurturing Entrepreneurial Talent Key to Competitiveness

2019 Global Talent Competitiveness Index:  Nurturing Entrepreneurial Talent Identified As Key to the Competitiveness of Nations and Cities The 2019 Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI)...

Local CEOs Less Likely to Make Myopic Operating Decisions

CUHK Business School Research Reveals Local CEOs are Less Likely to Make Myopic Operating Decisions than Nonlocal CEOs Chief Executive Officers (CEOs) are often hailed...

Stereotyping is a workplace problem

The ‘Beauty Premium’ and other forms of stereotyping are real, and they’re a workplace problem People say “seeing is believing”, but that’s wrong. The truth is,...

Tech trends that impact work in 2019

The continued advancement of technology means there are more tools available to Human Resources professionals than ever before. In order for business and HR...

3 of 4 Employees Looking for New Job in 2019

A recent global survey by recruiting experts Hays revealed three-quarters of workers are planning to find a new job in 2019. Hays, recently surveyed...

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This is where people work the longest hours

  Mexicans work far longer days than anyone else. Germans, on the other hand, clock up the least hours. New data from the Organization for Economic...

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HK gives tax breaks to encourage voluntary retirement savings

New law gives Hongkongers tax break of US$7,650 in a bid to boost their inadequate pension Hong Kong’s lawmakers have unanimously passed an amended law...

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Asia Human Capital Development Conference 2019

Many companies are driving towards the future with talents built for the yester-years. To evolve, we need to drive transformation in this unprecedented environment...

HR Festival Asia 2019