Monday, May 27, 2019

BEST RECRUITS MISSED IF CRITERIA TOO STRICT

A new survey by recruitment agency Robert Walters finds that 100% of the small businesses taking part in a survey say they would only...

AUDIT MAY REMOVE PUBLIC SECTOR JOBS

About 15,000 public servants (5% of the total public sector workforce) could lose their jobs if the recommendations in the Commission of Audit’s report...

Top 10 skills for the 21st-century employee (Infographic)

In an increasingly connected world, employees look for more than a good report card of As. Not too long ago, it was academic credentials...

THE CURIOUS CASE OF PRESENTEEISM

Actor Woody Allen once said that 80% of but, because of illness or other medical conditions, not fully functioning—can cut individual productivity by one-third...

Maybank extends maternity leave up to 365 days

Female employees of Maybank Malaysia will enjoy longer maternity leave, according to a recent announcement by the bank. The new scheme, which comes after a...

Are LGBT employees being left behind?

Despite the global shift towards a more inclusive community embracing diversity, only over half of organisations tailored their policies to specifically accommodate lesbian gay,...

Creating an empowering work experience

By Jenny Maganran Goh Engagement is the buzz word in the global landscape. Today's employers face a more informed and sophisticated generation of employees who...

15 Things Leaders Can Manage (and One They Can’t)

  15 Things Leaders Can Manage (and One They Can’t) by Jesse Lyn Stoner   Things Leaders Can Manage (and Should) Focus and Attention You can manage what you put...

Ricoh (Malaysia) announces leadership change

Ms Alice Lee will helm Ricoh (Malaysia) as the Chief Operating Officer, replacing Mr Peter Wee, effective 1 April this year.  Alice Lee shall...

Older Singaporeans can work until age 67 from July this year

  The re-employment age for older workers in Singapore will be extended from 65 to 67 this July, and the new scheme promises no pay...

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The All-seeing Eye of Social Media

Thanks to the internet and social media, we can barely keep anything a secret anymore. There are even websites and online services now that...

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Leaders call for new playbook to accelerate gender equality

Global Leaders call for a new playbook to accelerate progress on gender equality at P&G WeSeeEqual Summit Procter & Gamble today hosted the second annual...

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MERIT Asia Summit 2019

When: 3-4 July 2019 Where: Marina Mandarin Singapore In July 2019, Singapore will be the centre of a vibrant two-day discussion around Leading People and Digital...