Tuesday, December 10, 2019

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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Vietnam to Adopt New Employment Code to Meet New Standards

After much debate and consultation, Vietnam has adopted a new employment code in November 2019, which will come into full effect in January 2020....

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Singapore Private Sector Likely to See Lower Bonuses

Following civil service ‘restraint’, private sector also likely to see lower bonuses: Analysts Private sector employees are likely to receive lower annual bonuses in the...

Diary

AiHR: Digital Planning Conference 2019

When: 20 November 2019 Where: Sheraton Saigon Hotel, Ho Chi Minh, Vietnam AiHR is a conference that focuses on ANTICIPATING, EMBRACING and CAPITALISING on HR technologies...

HR Summit & Expo