Saturday, August 24, 2019

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...

Thailand adviced to raise retirement age

In the Pension Sustainability Index 2014 compiled by Allianz, Thailand ranks the lowest, and the country is expected to have one of the greatest...

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...

EMPLOYERS MUST STRATEGISE TO KEEP TALENT

Consultants say that as the Thai labour market becomes more competitive, companies need to create engagement, develop leadership and offer competitive rewards to attract...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

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India’s Population Explosion Could be a Human Resource Opportunity

India is currently the second most populated country in the world, only behind China. Even so, analysts predict that India’s population is set to...

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Overseas Returnees to Malaysia Not Satisfied with Work

Overseas returnees return to Malaysia for familial reasons, but satisfaction levels at work not high Malaysia’s repatriated talent who have worked or studied abroad have...

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