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Manulife Gives Global Employees Extra Paid Day Off and Dedicates Afternoon to Reflect on Diversity

Manulife Gives Global Employees Extra Paid Day Off and Dedicates Afternoon to Reflect on Diversity

Employee wellbeing should be among leader’s concerns nowadays. With mental health and burnout becoming pressing issues for workers, employers are urged to take this matter seriously and address the problem. As as way to support and appreciate employee’s hard work during the pandemic, insurance company Manulife is giving its workers a “Thank You Day” off […]

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June 18, 20215:18 pm
Singapore Firms Offer Days-Off, Free Medical Consultations to Support Workers Taking Covid-19 Vaccine

Singapore Firms Offer Days-Off, Free Medical Consultations to Support Workers Taking Covid-19 Vaccine

Singapore is inviting younger age groups to get vaccinated against Covid-19, with the registration exercise for those aged 12 to 39 began on Jun 11. To encourage employees to get their jabs, some companies take initiative by introducing measures. They also provide help and support for those who may suffer side effects. As reported by […]

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June 17, 20213:47 pm
Hiring in Cambodia: How to Recruit Foreign Remote Workers

Hiring in Cambodia: How to Recruit Foreign Remote Workers

This article is a guest post.  A quota system governs the recruitment of foreigners in Cambodia, which says the number of foreign employees should not exceed 10 percent of the total number of employees. More precisely, a Cambodian company is allowed to recruit 1 percent of manual workers, 3 percent office workers, and 6 percent […]

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June 17, 202112:55 pm
Start-Ups in Singapore Pay Less than Their U.S. Counterparts, But Offer More Cash Bonus

Start-Ups in Singapore Pay Less than Their U.S. Counterparts, But Offer More Cash Bonus

Aon recently released the results of Aon’s 2021 Private Market Compensation survey. The study, a first of its kind in Southeast Asia, focuses on critical compensation data to help organisations create a compelling compensation package that can differentiate an employer from the competition and aid in scalable hiring plans. Base salary trends change at higher levels for […]

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June 16, 20214:59 pm
5 Actionable Appraisal Methods to Boost Performance

5 Actionable Appraisal Methods to Boost Performance

This article is a guest post. “Employees who believe that management is concerned about them as a whole person – not just an employee – are more productive, more satisfied, more fulfilled. Satisfied employees mean satisfied customers, which leads to profitability.” Anne Mulcahy For many years, employee appraisal is treated as a mere formality and […]

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June 16, 20214:12 pm
How Businesses Can Unlock The Power of Payroll

How Businesses Can Unlock The Power of Payroll

By Eddie Megas, ADP’s Managing Director, Australia and New Zealand What if payroll could offer your business a competitive edge? Many organisations view payroll as solely transactional. While they generally acknowledge the importance of accuracy and compliance, often the process as a strategic function is not given the priority it truly deserves. A mindset shift […]

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June 16, 202110:06 am
What to Wear After Covid-19: Sweatpants at Work, Why Not?

What to Wear After Covid-19: Sweatpants at Work, Why Not?

The definition of ‘business casual’ is about to get rewritten in the post-Covid era. As mass vaccination effort against COVID-19 is getting underway globally, more employees say they’re ready to return to the office. While adherence to safety protocols means the office itself may look different, office workers also expect themselves, specifically their clothing, will be different too. […]

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June 15, 202111:30 am
South Korea’s Labour Market Recovers, with Employment Peaks Near Pre-Pandemic

South Korea’s Labour Market Recovers, with Employment Peaks Near Pre-Pandemic

South Korea came closer to recovering pre-pandemic employment as more people ventured out looking for jobs after the economy expanded at a faster pace than previously thought. The economy added 619,000 jobs from a year earlier, a third month of gains, the statistics office reported on Wednesday (June 9). The country has now recouped more than 80 percent […]

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June 11, 20213:04 pm
Non-Essential Service Employers Forcing Staff to Work On-Site Liable to Face Action

Non-Essential Service Employers Forcing Staff to Work On-Site Liable to Face Action

As Malaysia limits business activities during the nationwide movement control order (MCO), employers are encouraged to allow their staff to work from home whenever possible. If they are found to force their employees to be present at the workplace despite being non-essential services, these employers can be reported to the Human Resource Ministry (MHR). According […]

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June 10, 20216:22 pm
Here are the 10 Most Attractive Employers in Malaysia 2021

Here are the 10 Most Attractive Employers in Malaysia 2021

Randstad recently crowned Shell Malaysia as the Most Attractive Employer in Malaysia for 2021. Having clinched the title twice in 2016 and 2017, this marks the third time Shell Malaysia has secured the number one spot for the Most Attractive Employer award in Malaysia. Jaya Dass, Managing Director at Randstad Singapore and Malaysia said, “We […]

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June 10, 20212:05 pm