Tuesday, May 21, 2019

STILL INVESTOR-FRIENDLY

Thailand ranks 18th out of 189 countries for the ease of doing business, unchanged from last year, said the World Bank. Reducing the tax...

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...

Salary increases in Hong Kong likely to remain static in 2017

  With a sluggish Chinese economy, salary increments are likely to remain static as the trend of uncertainty in Hong Kong continues, according to the...

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...

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...

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...

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...

INDUSTRY MINISTRY SLASHING LOGISTICS COSTS

The Primary Industries and Mines Department will spend Bt147 million to develop six key industries this year to lower logistics costs by Bt3.5 billion....

RANKED LOW IN ENGLISH PROFICIENCY

Thailand ranks near the bottom in an English proficiency survey, showing one key competitive weaknesses of the Thai economy. This indicates the small base of...

Building a high performance organisation today

  Talent Management Asia 2017 is a synergy of global talents and strategies; it serves as a platform for business leaders and HR practitioners to discuss...

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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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A Wake-Up Call for Technology Professionals

Think you are all set to ride the new wave of technology disruption? Think again! Shortage of IT professionals as well as the high...

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Thailand HR Tech Conference & Exposition 2019

Date: 28-29 May 2019 Venue: Royal Paragon Hall, 5th Floor, Siam Paragon This event is organized with the purpose of aiding and advising all HR professionals...

Mumbai HR Summit 2019