Thursday, June 20, 2019

Managers must stop resisting telework

Despite huge changes in technology and policies that support flexible work arrangements, telework is still not "business as usual" in most organisations, and managers...

‘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...

Don’t let media scrutiny influence social media misbehaviour responses

Outside attention can create a sense of urgency when employees misbehave on social media, but employers should resist prioritising speed over due process when...

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...

FEDERAL POLICE LEAVE HOBART

Australia’s Federal Police have left Hobart Airport, making it the only capital city airport in Australia not protected by the AFP. The duty will...

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...

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...

PSYCHOLOGY AN IMPORTANT FACTOR IN EMPLOYMENT

Finding the right job used to depend on a person’s skills, motivations, and a cultural fit with an organisation. But now there is an...

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...

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...

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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,...

Top News

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...

Diary

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