Tuesday, December 11, 2018

SCORE-ing big! How a cooperative approach to improved work conditions in...

Improving SMEs workplace practices can help them achieve better productivity. The ILO’s SCORE Training programme is helping companies in China improve work conditions, and...

Editor’s Picks

More MNCs relocating to Malaysia More multinational corporations, particularly in the oil and gas (O&G) sector, are moving their operations to Malaysia from Singapore because...

Four traits to look for in a future leader

  Business leaders must regularly assess their workforce to identify the potential future leaders of their organisation, says Alistair Cox, CEO of recruiting experts Hays....

‘Performance under pressure’ a myth, says expert

Employees working under pressure tend to fall into 'traps' that reduce their productivity and creativity, and cause more mistakes to be made, according to...

Malaysian co-working space Colony offers RM10,000 in referral fees for new...

In another sign of the battle for scarce talent in Malaysia, Colony Co-Working Space is offering RM10,000 in referral fees for each successful hire the company...

JOBS CREATED AMID ECONOMIC SLOWDOWN

China’s employed population in urban areas increased by 3.44 million in the first quarter of 2014, with the unemployment rate remaining low, the country’s...

Microsoft India offers enhanced family benefits

  Recognising the need for a more inclusive approach, Microsoft India is introducing family caregiver leave for its staff. Under this enhanced scheme, staff will be...

GST zero rated from June 1

The Goods and Services Tax (GST) will be set at zero percent beginning June 1, 2018, says the Finance Ministry. In a statement, the Ministry...

HK employees unhappy with benefits, reflecting disconnect with employer view

  A new study by Willis Towers Watson showed that almost two-thirds (64%) of Hong Kong employees do not agree that their benefits package meet...

What have we learned about helping women with conditional cash transfers?

During an economic crisis, Conditional Cash Transfers (CCTs) are one way that governments can use to protect vulnerable people from falling into poverty. Between...

Featured

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...

Top News

Choosing the right employee feedback system

As more organisations accept that employee experience (EX) can directly affect their performance and, therefore, the company’s performance, measuring EX has become a critical...

Diary

ATD 2018 Asia Pacific Conference & Exhibition

International HR experts will gather together at the ATD 2018 Asia Pacific Conference & Exhibition (ATDAPC) from December 4 to 5 to answer the...