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Cultivate Healthier Team Culture that Drives Excellent CX with Stephen Canning, Jcurve

Cultivate Healthier Team Culture that Drives Excellent CX with Stephen Canning, Jcurve

The vast migration to remote working has threatened to weaken the solid team culture that companies build. The pandemic has influenced employees’ perceptions of culture, both positively and negatively, and leaders are urged to address these concerns. In an attempt to seek answers on how organizations can adopt a healthier team culture, HR in Asia […]

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October 26, 202112:31 pm
[Exclusive] Behind LINE’s Onboarding Hackathon

[Exclusive] Behind LINE’s Onboarding Hackathon

Since 2016, the Japanese giant tech corporation LINE has included a hackathon as a part of their onboarding process. Hackathon, coming from the combination of the words “hacking” and “marathon”, is a time-bound competitive event where computer programmers and other interested individuals work hand in hand intensively on software projects. LINE believes there are endless […]

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October 25, 20212:55 pm
Indonesia is Going to Have Top Fresh Graduates by 2022, Here’s Why

Indonesia is Going to Have Top Fresh Graduates by 2022, Here’s Why

The Indonesian Ministry of Education, Culture, Research, and Technology is actively working to reform manpower quality through the groundbreaking Kampus Merdeka Certified Internship. Launched this year, this program allows undergraduate students to develop their skills through activities outside of their campus. Students can get real work experience in the professional industries for 1-3 semesters. Through […]

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October 21, 20212:15 pm
Virtual Harassment: What is It and How to Stop It

Virtual Harassment: What is It and How to Stop It

This article is a guest post. With so many businesses working remotely, HR teams are facing new challenges due to an increase in virtual harassment and cyber-bullying. In Asia, the extent of virtual harassment is yet to be properly measured since COVID-19 began, but there is growing evidence emerging from the legal profession, mental health […]

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October 19, 202112:29 pm
Amazon Admits Employee Mistreatment Amidst the Pandemic

Amazon Admits Employee Mistreatment Amidst the Pandemic

Amazon CEO, Andy Jassy, acknowledges during the GeekWire Summit in Seattle (Oct 5) that they could have done a better job in assisting employees during the pandemic, especially on paid leave. In March 2020, Amazon announced it would provide up to two weeks of paid sick leave for employees who contracted with Covid-19. In practice, […]

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October 12, 20211:19 pm
Gen Z-Focused App, uWave, Raised US$260,000 in a Pre-seed Fundraise

Gen Z-Focused App, uWave, Raised US$260,000 in a Pre-seed Fundraise

uWave, a Singapore-based social networking app targeting Gen Z users, has raised US$260,000 in a pre-seed fundraise. The fund was supported by angel investors such as Carousell CEO Quek Siu Rui, Carro CEO Aaron Tan, Rainforest CEO JJ Chai, GetGo CEO Ting Feng Toh, and ex-Facebook director Andy Hwang.  The company has since gained public […]

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October 12, 20211:11 pm
Top Rising Startups of Indonesia in 2021

Top Rising Startups of Indonesia in 2021

The current global health crisis has driven businesses in Indonesia to rethink their commercial and non-commercial strategies for the past year and a half. The lingering effect of the pandemic is felt by organizations of all sizes, from mature companies to newer ones like startups. Despite headwinds in the country’s business environment, several exceptional, new […]

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October 11, 20211:19 pm
People Analytics in the Pandemic: “Organizations Need to Invest in Changes Now,” Says Sonali Sharma of EngageRocket

People Analytics in the Pandemic: “Organizations Need to Invest in Changes Now,” Says Sonali Sharma of EngageRocket

Today, HR in Asia sits in a candid interview with Sonali Sharma, Vice President, Product and People Science at EngageRocket to gain an insight into the big role that people analytics is playing to create a future-proofing organization amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. Read on… Ms Sonali, with great data comes great responsibility. Do you agree with this […]

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October 5, 20214:00 pm
Malaysia to Vaccinate All Federal Civil Servants by November

Malaysia to Vaccinate All Federal Civil Servants by November

Malaysia has made vaccination mandatory for all federal civil servants ahead of the country’s economic reopening in October. Failure to comply will result in disciplinary action, according to the Public Service Department (PSD), while exemptions can only be granted based on medical grounds. “All Federal Civil Service officers are requested to immediately complete their vaccinations […]

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October 5, 20213:15 pm
KFC Appoints a New CEO, Says to Have Been a “Natural Choice”

KFC Appoints a New CEO, Says to Have Been a “Natural Choice”

KFC’s parent company, Yum! Brands Inc. announced on September 22 that Sabir Sami has been named the next chief executive officer of the KFC Division starting in 2022. In his new role, Sami will assume global responsibility for driving the brand strategy and performance of KFC. He will succeed Tony Lowings, who has been with […]

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October 5, 20213:06 pm