Monday, July 22, 2019

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...

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...

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...

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...

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...

Creating an empowering work experience

By Jenny Maganran Goh Engagement is the buzz word in the global landscape. Today's employers face a more informed and sophisticated generation of employees who...

‘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...

INTEL CLOSES COSTA RICA SITE

Chipmaker Intel, struggling with a shrinking personal computer market, is shutting its assembly and test operation in Costa Rica and eliminating 1,500 jobs. The...

VIETNAM NOT IN MIDDLEINCOME TRAP

Vietnam has been a middle-income country for only three years and cannot be considered to have fallen into the middle income trap until it...

HR TRAINING SUPPORT FROM RUSSIA WANTED

Vietnam hopes to receive more support from Russia in training of human resources in nuclear energy and technology fields. The suggestion was made by...

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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...

Diary

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