Monday, May 27, 2019

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...

Employment Outlook In Southeast Asia’s BFSI Sector Remains Cautious

  Southeast Asia’s Banking and Financial Services sector is still displaying a cautious hiring outlook, despite seeing slight improvement in online hiring in Singapore and...

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...

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...

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...

Microsoft India offers enhanced family benefits

  Recognising the need for a more inclusive approach, Microsoft India is introducing family caregiver leave for its staff. Under this enhanced scheme, staff will be...

New employment dispute centres to cover Singapore workers

  With the recent launch of two new dispute management offices, workers in Singapore now have access to a “cheaper, better, faster way” to resolve...

Are LGBT employees being left behind?

Despite the global shift towards a more inclusive community embracing diversity, only over half of organisations tailored their policies to specifically accommodate lesbian gay,...

Ricoh (Malaysia) announces leadership change

Ms Alice Lee will helm Ricoh (Malaysia) as the Chief Operating Officer, replacing Mr Peter Wee, effective 1 April this year.  Alice Lee shall...

Top 10 skills for the 21st-century employee (Infographic)

In an increasingly connected world, employees look for more than a good report card of As. Not too long ago, it was academic credentials...

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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...