Friday, January 18, 2019

Maybank extends maternity leave up to 365 days

Female employees of Maybank Malaysia will enjoy longer maternity leave, according to a recent announcement by the bank. The new scheme, which comes after a...

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...

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,...

Malaysian employees are the least engaged among Asian markets

In the face of a challenging global economy, employees are more skeptical than before, as they anticipate better navigation of the organisation’s future and...

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...

Is emotional intelligence a predictor of success?

  Gone are the days when a high IQ would place an employee at the pinnacle of achievement.  Today, the pre-eminence of IQ as a...

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 Women and Older Workers are Expected to Fill Gap in...

Projections of Hong Kong’s workforce show that more workers are choosing to work longer instead of retiring at 60 years of age. The trend...

Building a high performance organisation today

  Talent Management Asia 2017 is a synergy of global talents and strategies; it serves as a platform for business leaders and HR practitioners to discuss...

Salary increases in Hong Kong likely to remain static in 2017

  With a sluggish Chinese economy, salary increments are likely to remain static as the trend of uncertainty in Hong Kong continues, according to the...

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This is where people work the longest hours

  Mexicans work far longer days than anyone else. Germans, on the other hand, clock up the least hours. New data from the Organization for Economic...

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Stereotyping is a workplace problem

The ‘Beauty Premium’ and other forms of stereotyping are real, and they’re a workplace problem People say “seeing is believing”, but that’s wrong. The truth is,...

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Digital HR & Analytics Conference 2019

HR Leaders are being pushed to take on a larger role in helping to drive the organisation “to be digital” not just “do digital” by...