Thursday, June 20, 2019

Women hold top management jobs in Malaysia civil service

  As high as 35% of top policy-making positions are held by women in Malaysia’s public sector. The latest figures – 1,419 women holding top positions...

Hong Kong University chief leaves for a job with lower pay

Money may not be everything when it comes to job satisfaction. Though many switch to higher paying jobs, there are some who contend that...

Asking employees the right questions — at the right time

Exit interviews get mixed reviews among HR professionals. But if you’re going to do them, you need to do them right. Andrew Lu, writing on...

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...

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...

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...

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...

‘Crowdsourced’ feedback improves performance management

Employers looking to improve their performance management processes should "crowdsource" feedback, CEB HR advisory leader Aaron McEwan says. "Managers have more direct reports than they...

Millennials Accept Negative Feedback Better if They Perceive it Benefitting Them,...

  Researchers from Bradley University in Illinois had identified the effective methods of giving negative feedback to millenials in the workplace. In the study done in...

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...

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HR Asia Announces Indonesia’s Best Companies to Work for in Asia

Jakarta, 14 June 2019 — Thirty-four Indonesia companies have been named the Best Companies to Work for in Asia by the human resources publication,...

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Gig economy boosts mental health for self-employed

Self-employment is positively related with mental health, a new INSEAD Working Paper has found. Among the gains recorded for gig economy workers are the...

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DramaFree Tools for Managers

When: 20 July 2019 (Saturday) Where: TPC Kuala Lumpur, 10 Jalan 1/70D, 6000 Kuala Lumpur Time: 8.30am—5.00pm Are you finding it difficult to manage relationships at work? Always...

MERIT Asia Summit 2019