Sunday, February 17, 2019

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...

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...

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This is where people work the longest hours

  Mexicans work far longer days than anyone else. Germans, on the other hand, clock up the least hours. New data from the Organization for Economic...

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Didi to lay off 15% staff

China ride-hailing giant Didi to lay off 15% staff this year Beijing-based ride-hailing giant Didi Chuxing will lay off 15% of its staff this year,...

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Digital HR & Analytics Conference 2019

HR Leaders are being pushed to take on a larger role in helping to drive the organisation “to be digital” not just “do digital” by...