Tuesday, March 26, 2019

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...

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...

Lenovo’s new head HR for Asia Pacific to drive transformation initiatives

Lenovo’s new head HR for Asia Pacific to drive transformation initiatives Lenovo has appointed Subhankar Roy Chowdhury to helm its human resources team in the...

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...

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...

Alibaba plans to set up regional distribution hub in Malaysia, say...

Alibaba plans to set up regional distribution hub in Malaysia, say sources Alibaba Group Holdings Limited, often referred to as the ”eBay of China” is...

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...

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...

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...

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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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China tech firms, seeking passion and energy, promote younger staff

Chinese tech giants are in the hunt for young, energetic staff to take the place, in some cases, of veteran managers. The companies deny...

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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