Wednesday, August 21, 2019

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...

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,...

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...

Are you asking the wrong interview questions?

Are there questions that are off the cards during an interview? Many HR managers are aware of the sensitivity of some questions but still,...

AUSTRALIA’S JOBLESS RATE INCREASES

Official data showed that Australia’s unemployment rate rose to 6.1 per cent in September. According to the Australian Bureau of Statistics, part-time positions dropped...

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...

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...

How to identify future leaders

Six specific character traits can indicate to HR which employees should be developed into leaders, a global leadership expert says. Executive coach and author John...

NOTHERN ADELAIDE TO FACE TOUGH TIMES

When Australian automaker Holden announced last year that it would cease engine and vehicle manufacturing operations in Australia by the end of 2017, with...

‘Performance under pressure’ a myth, says expert

Employees working under pressure tend to fall into 'traps' that reduce their productivity and creativity, and cause more mistakes to be made, according to...

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Amid Declining Birth Rates Singapore Calls on it’s Ageing Workforce

As the current leadership of Singapore prepares to hand over power to the next generation of leaders in the coming years, new legislation are...

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Nearly 3.5 million freelancers working in Japan amid rise in flexible...

Nearly 3.5 million freelancers working in Japan amid rise in flexible employment styles Up to 3.41 million people, accounting for about 5 percent of Japan’s...

Diary

Intercultural Advantage for Human Resources Leaders

When: 4 September 2019 Where: Novotel Bangkok Sukhumvit 20 Time: 9.00 am - 5.00 pm Human Resources leaders in international organizations face unique and stressful situations. Speaking...

3rd HR Leaders Asia 2019