Monday, October 21, 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...

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...

Lenovo’s new head HR for Asia Pacific to drive transformation initiatives

Lenovo’s new head HR for Asia Pacific to drive transformation initiatives Lenovo has appointed Subhankar Roy Chowdhury to helm its human resources team in the...

New employment dispute centres to cover Singapore workers

  With the recent launch of two new dispute management offices, workers in Singapore now have access to a “cheaper, better, faster way” to resolve...

More Malaysians may lose jobs this year, says MEF

        Malaysians can expect more job cuts this year. Already, companies are downsizing and many have started to freeze hiring. The Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) says...

Alibaba plans to set up regional distribution hub in Malaysia, say...

Alibaba plans to set up regional distribution hub in Malaysia, say sources Alibaba Group Holdings Limited, often referred to as the ”eBay of China” is...

Standardised metrics could solve HR’s image problem

  The lack of visibility around what HR functions achieve and how they communicate results are damaging their perception in organisations, according to a human...

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...

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South Korea Efforts to Boost Employment Appears to be Working

For a long time now, South Korea has been suffering from employment issues. The country employment market is more often than not dominated by...

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HRDF Welcomes Government’s Efforts to Upskill Workforce

The Human Resources Development Fund has welcomed efforts by the Malaysian Government to up-skill the local labour workforce, as recently announced in Budget 2020....

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Human Resources Revamped Asia 2019

When: 15 - 17 October Where: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia The world of work has changed dramatically in the past decade, shaped by factors that include technological...