Thursday, January 30, 2020

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...

An aging Asia increases the demand for domestic workers. But what...

Mr. Nilim Baruah, International Labour Organization’s Regional Migration Specialist for Asia and the Pacific, reviews progress on migrant domestic workers’ rights in Asia. Asia is...

Technology Companies in Asia Pacific Struggle to Retain Employees

Technology Companies in Asia Pacific Struggle to Retain Employees While Ramping up Hiring Plans Voluntary employee turnover in the technology sector, a closely-watched metric for...

Nissan slashes jobs worldwide

Nissan is set to cut jobs worldwide in an attempt to reduce financial losses. The car giant has seen its worst results over the...

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....

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Employees are Doing Little to Address own Health Issues

Aetna International, a leading global health benefits provider, recently conducted research on the attitudes to health of workers in the US, UK, UAE, and...

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Online Hiring in Malaysia Declines

Malaysia Experiences Decline in Online Hiring for 2019 ● Malaysia experienced a two percent annual decline in online recruitment in 2019. ● Five of the nine...

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3rd Annual Digital HR & Analytics

Date: 25 -27 March 2020 Venue: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia HR Leaders are being pushed to drive the organization "to be digital", not just "do digital”. With...

HR Summit & Expo