Sunday, July 21, 2019

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....

Six emerging roles that are reshaping the workplace

I was recently in New York for a Wall Street Journal conference, where I served as a panelist speaking on how company leaders can find and...

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...

Deutsche Bank slashes 18,000 jobs worldwide, Asian operations hit

Whole teams in Deutsche Bank's Asian operations were told their positions were gone on Monday as the lender began axing 18,000 jobs globally in one of...

Vietnamese Government to Discuss Setting Minimum Wage

Vietnam urged to increase minimum wages Employer and labour groups in Vietnam are on a collision course, with each calling for different-sized increases to the...

Fight Over High Heels

Fight over high heels has Japan divided Should women be forced to wear high heels in the office? That is the question dividing Japan this...

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...

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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...

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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...

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