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foodpanda​ Malaysia Introduces Paternity Leave

foodpanda​, the on-demand international food delivery service, has recently implemented new employee benefits named paternity leave for 2019. As of this year, new fathers at ​foodpanda​ Malaysia will be entitled to one month of paid paternity leave. ​foodpanda​ is one of the few companies in Malaysia to implement such a benefit. In addition to that, […]

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April 11, 20199:35 am
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More Graduates Enter Labour Force, But Salaries Fall amidst Skills Mismatch in Malaysia

An annual report compiled by Malaysian central bank showed a decline in salaries for fresh graduates in the country. Despite the proportion of graduates in the labour force increased from 23.5 per cent in 2010 to 28.3 per cent in 2017, the real starting monthly salaries for most fresh graduates have declined since 2010. A […]

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April 4, 20199:15 am
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Grab Singapore to House Up to 3,000 Staff in New Headquarter

The largest ride-hailing service in Southeast Asia, Grab is set to twofold its staff in the Lion City to 3,000 by the time it moves into new headquarters next year. The Singapore-based startup recently signed an 11-year lease for new offices in a development by Ascendas Real Estate Investment Trust. The company has a five-year […]

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April 1, 20199:43 am
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Aviation Sector in India Sees Decline in Jobs

In light of the recent developments in the civil aviation sector, job postings have seen a sharp decline. However, with regulatory intervention, the sector is likely to see a revival in terms of job opportunities soon. Quote by Mr. Sashi Kumar, Managing Director, Indeed India: “The past two years (Jan 2017 to Dec 2018) have […]

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March 29, 20199:17 am
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Singapore’s Rental Prices for Expats Continue to Drop

Rental prices for expatriates have continued to drop in Singapore and are now on average, USD 500 cheaper per month than in 2016. This was one of the findings of the latest research published by ECA International, the world’s leading provider of knowledge, information and software for the management and assignment of employees around the […]

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March 19, 20199:15 am
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S$600 Million Wage Credit Scheme (WCS) payouts Allocated for Companies that Gave Salary Rises

More than 90,000 employers are eligible to receive S$600 million in payouts for Wage Credit Scheme (WCS) initiated by Singapore’s government. According to the Ministry of Finance (MOF), the payouts will be given via giro to the bank accounts of companies that raised the salaries of some of their workers. The disbursements will be made […]

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March 15, 20199:30 am
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Warner Bros. CEO Apologizes to Staff amid Misconduct Reports

Warner Bros. Chief Executive Officer Kevin Tsujihara delivered an apology to his employees at the studio for personal mistakes that caused “pain and embarrassment”. The internal message was issued amid investigation on Tsujihara’s rumour of sexual relationship with an actress he helped to promote. “I also deeply regret that these personal actions have caused embarrassment […]

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March 13, 20199:51 am
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Malaysian Employers Can Fire Employees Found Submitting Fake Degrees

Employees found to summit fake degrees to their employers can be fired, said Malaysian Employers Federation executive director Datuk Shamsuddin Bardan. In a statement, Mr. Shamsuddin revealed that if an employee is found guilty of handing out fake degree to gain employment or promotion, the normal punishment is dismissal as such an offence is considered […]

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March 7, 20199:42 pm
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Singapore Listed the Most Millennial-Friendly City in Asia-Pacific

In today’s increasingly globalised society, more and more people are crossing geographical borders to live and work overseas, especially the younger generation or Millennials. In the pursuit of achieving better personal and career opportunities, many young talents are willing to move abroad and start a new life. In fact, according to the World Economic Forum, […]

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March 6, 20199:46 pm
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Philip Morris Malaysia Awarded Equal Pay Certification

Philip Morris Malaysia Sdn Bhd, a country affiliate of Philip Morris International, is the first firm in the country to obtain the Equal Salary certification from the Equal Salary Foundation. The Equal Salary certification is a process that allows the cigarette-maker company to verify and communicate that they pay their female and male employees equally […]

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March 5, 20195:40 pm