Saturday, May 25, 2019

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...

Managing attrition of returning mothers

  Webinar: Sponsored childcare support – Going beyond gender diversity In conjunction with International Women’s Day, People Matters in partnership with Founding Years is holding a...

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...

YUE YUEN PRODUCTION CONTINUES AFTER STRIKE

Yue Yuen Industrial Holdings Ltd, a maker of shoes for clients including Adidas AG and Nike Inc, said production at its Dongguan factory has...

Should employers look for the best fit?

In the landscape of meritocracy, most recruiters would believe that the best job is reserved for the best man. However, getting the perfect fit...

Business conditions in Hong Kong improving at fastest rate in last...

The Nikkei Hong Kong Purchasing Managers’ Index (PMI), compiled monthly to gauge sentiment in the city’s private sector, using questionnaires sent to more than...

MORE STIMULUS MEASURES EXPECTED

In September, China’s consumer inflation slowed more than expected to almost a five-year low. The drop has increased worries that global growth is experiencing...

Hong Kong realtors hiring record number of agents in city’s real...

Over 38,000 property agents are now licensed to work in Hong Kong, with the number set to rise as the city’s two dominant agencies...

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...

Can robots replace the human element of HR?

In the digital era, there is much hype on automation replacing jobs. According to a recent poll by CareerBuilder, 55% of HR managers believe...

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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...