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World Fair Trade Day 2022: How Your Business Can Help

World Fair Trade Day 2022: How Your Business Can Help

To commemorate the World Fair Trade Day of 2022, here is an insight into how your company can help in incorporating climate justice into its business operation.

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May 14, 20221:21 pm
‘Crypto Companies Should Build Trust and Credibility to Win Talents’: Don Guo of Broctagon

‘Crypto Companies Should Build Trust and Credibility to Win Talents’: Don Guo of Broctagon

The booming crypto firms are struggling to find skilled talents for many open positions around the globe, including Singapore. Faced with a dire talent shortage while competing with traditional tech companies in securing top developers, crypto companies are urged to come up with a strategy to win the talent war. Don Guo, CEO and Co-founder […]

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April 21, 20224:32 pm
Vietnam to Raise Regional Minimum Wage from July

Vietnam to Raise Regional Minimum Wage from July

Vietnamese National Wage Council has agreed to raise the region-based minimum wage by 6 percent from July, during its working session on April 12. The pay hike level for Region 1 is 260,000 VND (11.36 USD) per month, while the respective figures for Regions 2, 3 and 4 are 240,000 VND, 210,000 VND, and 180,000 VND. With the adjustment, […]

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April 19, 20228:55 pm
More Malaysian Jobseekers Expected to Cross Over to Singapore

More Malaysian Jobseekers Expected to Cross Over to Singapore

More jobseekers in Malaysia, especially from Johor, are expected to search for jobs in Singapore as the borders between the two countries are reopened. Johor Indian Business Association president P.Sivakumar said there would be a significant increase in the entry of Malaysian workers into Singapore’s labour force. “Experienced Malaysian workers are in demand in the […]

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April 18, 20225:56 pm
Ministry Manpower Urges Companies to Pay Eid Allowance Without Delay

Ministry Manpower Urges Companies to Pay Eid Allowance Without Delay

As Ramadan is here, Indonesia’s Manpower Ministry has appealed to companies to pay the 2022 Eid al-Fitr allowance (Tunjangan Hari Raya – THR) to their employees promptly. The ministry also expects companies with high profits to increase the allowance. Secretary-general of the ministry Anwar Sanusi said on Monday (Apr 11) that the appeal was made after the […]

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April 14, 20223:56 pm
On the Brink of ‘Flexidus’, Women in India Quitting Jobs Due to Lack of Flexibility

On the Brink of ‘Flexidus’, Women in India Quitting Jobs Due to Lack of Flexibility

Lack of work flexibility has taken its toll in India. Recent LinkedIn report revealed a significant percentage of women in India are quitting or considering quitting their jobs this year due to the threat of pay cuts, bias, and exclusion if they are asking to work flexibly. Following the pandemic, a majority of women in […]

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April 13, 20225:05 pm
Malaysians Duped by Fake Job Offers in Cambodia Safely Repatriated

Malaysians Duped by Fake Job Offers in Cambodia Safely Repatriated

Twelve Malaysians who were held captive in Cambodia after being duped by a lucrative job offer as customer service officers were safely repatriated today (Tuesday, Apr 12), while four others are still in the country as they have to undergo quarantine after being tested positive for Covid-19. The success of bringing the 12 men home, […]

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April 12, 20223:30 pm
Here are 15 Best Workplaces to Grow Your Career in Singapore, According to LinkedIn

Here are 15 Best Workplaces to Grow Your Career in Singapore, According to LinkedIn

Professional networking platform LinkedIn recently released its list of Top Companies 2022, highlighting the best 15 companies where Singaporean talents can grow their career. According to LinkedIn, the companies on the list have been successfully offering stability in today’s ever-changing world of work. As professionals moved jobs at unprecedented rates in 2021, these top workplaces are […]

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April 11, 20224:39 pm
Companies in APAC Use Contingent Workforce to Fill Headcount Shortage

Companies in APAC Use Contingent Workforce to Fill Headcount Shortage

Companies across the Asia Pacific are relying on a contingent workforce to ensure that their business runs smoothly, a recent report by Persolkelly found. Among them, Indonesia is the highest adopter of a contingent workforce and the figure is expected to grow by 15% in the next two years. A contingent workforce includes short-term and fixed-term […]

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April 7, 20225:38 pm
Wage Subsidies of RM20.63 Bil Disbursed by Malaysian Govt As of March 18

Wage Subsidies of RM20.63 Bil Disbursed by Malaysian Govt As of March 18

The government has disbursed RM20.630 billion to 357,618 employers through the wage subsidy programme (PSU) up to March 18, 2022, which has helped to sustain 2.96 million local jobs in an effort to reduce the unemployment rate. Finance Minister Tengku Datuk Seri Zafrul Abdul Aziz said for PSU 1.0, a total of 322,177 employers and […]

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April 6, 20225:36 pm