Thursday, August 22, 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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

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Amid Declining Birth Rates Singapore Calls on it’s Ageing Workforce

As the current leadership of Singapore prepares to hand over power to the next generation of leaders in the coming years, new legislation are...

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Nearly 3.5 million freelancers working in Japan amid rise in flexible...

Nearly 3.5 million freelancers working in Japan amid rise in flexible employment styles Up to 3.41 million people, accounting for about 5 percent of Japan’s...

Diary

Intercultural Advantage for Human Resources Leaders

When: 4 September 2019 Where: Novotel Bangkok Sukhumvit 20 Time: 9.00 am - 5.00 pm Human Resources leaders in international organizations face unique and stressful situations. Speaking...

3rd HR Leaders Asia 2019