Monday, July 22, 2019

‘Crowdsourced’ feedback improves performance management

Employers looking to improve their performance management processes should "crowdsource" feedback, CEB HR advisory leader Aaron McEwan says. "Managers have more direct reports than they...

VIETNAM POPULATION REACHES 90 MILLION

Vietnam’s population has reached 90 million, ranking 14th among countries with the largest population in the world. Dr. Duong Quoc Trong, director of the...

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...

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...

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...

Are LGBT employees being left behind?

Despite the global shift towards a more inclusive community embracing diversity, only over half of organisations tailored their policies to specifically accommodate lesbian gay,...

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...

What can you do when your workplace becomes toxic?

We cannot deny that there is the good and ugly in each person, and the difference is that some allow the dark side to...

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...

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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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