Sunday, July 21, 2019

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Robots may be part of the futuristic workforce

Robots may be the new wave of workers. The workplace of the future may soon see robots working alongside humans, and in a recent study...

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...

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Malaysia Must Adapt to IR4.0 Fast or Risk Losing Untapped Talent

Industrial Revolution 4.0 has brought with it massive, game-changing ideas and innovations that could potentially increase productivity and efficiency across multiple industries. As such,...

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Freeze on foreign worker intake in wholesale and retail sector lifted

The Malaysian government has lifted the freeze on foreign worker intake in the wholesale and retail sector. Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs Minister, Datuk...

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DramaFree Tools for Managers

When: 20 July 2019 (Saturday) Where: TPC Kuala Lumpur, 10 Jalan 1/70D, 6000 Kuala Lumpur Time: 8.30am—5.00pm Are you finding it difficult to manage relationships at work? Always...

MERIT Asia Summit 2019