Thursday, March 21, 2019

Weak recovery in youth labour markets demands a sweeping response

Despite a significant fall in youth unemployment since the height of the economic crisis in 2009, persistent unemployment and a lack of quality job...

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...

EXTREMISM BAD FOR ECONOMY

Malaysia will lose economic competitiveness if it continues to be held “captive” by extreme racial and religious based politics, warns former senior diplomat Tan...

Empowering Talent in a Challenging Economy

JobStreet.com Human Resources Networking Event 2017 explores the future of work and game-changing talent strategies. JobStreet.com’s 18th HR Networking Event brought together over 350 HR...

Should bosses make wellbeing programmes obligatory?

Wellbeing programmes improve workforce productivity and retention, but with less than two in five employees participating, should such programmes be compulsory? This is an...

Deloitte Global Life Sciences Outlook 2018: Embracing and Building Life Sciences...

In 2018, life sciences companies will need to embrace change and uncertainty. To adapt to the Fourth Industrial Revolution, they will need to build...

700,000 workers needed in automotive sector

University of Automotive Malaysia (DHU), is gearing up to meet the brisk demand for manpower in the automotive sector which will require some 700,000...

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...

Survey: Malaysians work most hours but are least productive

Malaysians work an average of 15 hours more than their contracted hours each week, surpassing Singapore, Hong Kong and Australia, but has one of...

Kuala Lumpur Falls Out of Asia’s Top 40 List of Most...

According to the latest Accommodation Survey by ECA International, Kuala Lumpur falls out of Asia’s top 40 list of the most expensive places for...

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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