Sunday, July 21, 2019

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...

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...

HR Asia announces Indonesia’s Best Companies to Work for in Asia™

  HR Asia, Asia's most authoritative publications for HR professionals, has announced 20 companies in Indonesia as the best companies to work for as ranked...

Featured

Malaysia Must Adapt to IR4.0 Fast or Risk Losing Untapped Talent

Industrial Revolution 4.0 has brought with it massive, game-changing ideas and innovations that could potentially increase productivity and efficiency across multiple industries. As such,...

Top News

Freeze on foreign worker intake in wholesale and retail sector lifted

The Malaysian government has lifted the freeze on foreign worker intake in the wholesale and retail sector. Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister, Datuk...

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