Thursday, March 21, 2019

ACCELERATING INDUSTRIAL GROWTH

Industry minister Mohamad S Hidayat stated that Indonesia has been accelerating its industrial growth to meet the national economic growth target; the programme was...

INDONESIA’S RELEASED MILITANTS FEARED TO JOIN ISIS

The looming release of hundreds of militants from Indonesia’s prisons is raising fears some will join forces with the Islamic State group. About 200...

INDONESIAN FIRMS UNDERINVEST COMPARED TO PEERS

In a report by Standard & Poor’s (S&P) Rating Services, Indonesian firms still tend to underinvest compared to their ASEAN peers. This is likely...

UNEMPLOYMENT INCREASES ON SLOWING ECONOMY

The number of unemployed across Indonesia has increased as employment vacancies fall due to a slowdown in economic growth. The declining employment rate was...

DEVELOPING NUCLEAR EDUCATION IN INDONESIA

Indonesia plans to build its first nuclear power plant (NPP) to solve the country’s energy problems, but it needs skilled human resources in the...

When Mental Illness Comes to Work

When Mental Illness Comes to Work By Peter Wilson A recent incident at a major Australian airport saw an employee of one of the infrastructure utilities...

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...

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...

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...

Benefits are the key to keeping employees happy and motivated

  Monetary returns alone may no longer keep employees working at their peak. An attractive package that provides for a more wholesome career is 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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HK gives tax breaks to encourage voluntary retirement savings

New law gives Hongkongers tax break of US$7,650 in a bid to boost their inadequate pension Hong Kong’s lawmakers have unanimously passed an amended law...

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Asia Human Capital Development Conference 2019

Many companies are driving towards the future with talents built for the yester-years. To evolve, we need to drive transformation in this unprecedented environment...

HR Festival Asia 2019