Monday, September 23, 2019

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...

Law change in Japan creates new recruitment ground

A revised immigration law has given rise to a surge of Japanese companies seeking new employees from across Southeast Asia. Restaurants and hospitality organisations...

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...

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...

Asia most expensive locations for employees

Mercer’s 25th annual Cost of Living Survey finds cities in Asia most expensive locations for employees working abroad Multinationals’ focus on mobility as a workforce...

Importance of an agile workplace culture

Asian employers can’t ignore the importance of an agile culture The potential benefits of an agile workplace culture cannot be ignored in this ever-changing world....

Diversity and inclusion the key to business growth

Innovation is a long-held driver of business growth. Especially in today’s technology-led and disruptive business environment, innovation is imperative for companies who want to...

APAC organisations recognise benefits of inclusive workforce

Organisations in Asia Pacific recognise benefits of an inclusive workforce but need to do more to drive acceptance and integration The majority of hiring managers...

Legalisation of same-sex marriage will inevitably spread across Asia-Pacific

• 45% of respondents agree that Asia-Pacific will eventually embrace marriage equality, versus 31% who disagree • Three in four respondents believe the overall climate...

More than half of employees hide social media activity

More than half of employees hide social media activity from employer With 90% of people in employment going online several times a day, it can...

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Asia Corporate Wellness Market Expected to Double by 2024

The corporate wellness market in the APAC region is set to grow from US$3.4 billion in 2015 to US$7.4 billion by 2024. This prediction...

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Employer Medical Benefit Costs in Asia Pacific to Grow 8.7% in...

Medical costs in Asia Pacific are forecasted to increase from 8.6 percent in 2019 to 8.7 percent in 2020, according to the 2020 Global...

Diary

HR Leaders Singapore 2019

When: 10 October 2019 Where: Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel, Singapore This one-day strategy meeting offers unique feature of— interactive roundtable discussions featuring key topics in talent...