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Majority Workers in India Worried about Going Back to Office Without COVID-19 Vaccine

Majority Workers in India Worried about Going Back to Office Without COVID-19 Vaccine

Lockdown is being lifted for most regions and offices are reopening. But how do employees feel about coming back to the cubicles amidst ongoing outbreak? In India, 4 in 5 workers (83 percent) are worried about going back to the office when restrictions are still in effect. They are concerned with their health safety while […]

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December 1, 20204:24 pm
Sansan’s Virtual Cards Exchange Now Available For Microsoft Teams Users

Sansan’s Virtual Cards Exchange Now Available For Microsoft Teams Users

As remote work becomes the norm across Asia, Sansan Inc., the leading contact management platform announced that its virtual cards function will now be available on Microsoft Teams. Teams users can send Sansan’s virtual cards from the service’s calendar feature, making it easy for them to exchange contacts seamlessly before any online meeting or business […]

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December 1, 202010:17 am
New Approach Needed to Stop COVID-19 Workplace Clusters

New Approach Needed to Stop COVID-19 Workplace Clusters

Many countries are easing lockdown measures and allowing workers to come back to the office. However, a problem arises as workplace clusters are emerging across regions. In Malaysia, about a third of all virus clusters now are coming from the workplace. Some health experts have suggested the government to review the current conditional movement control […]

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November 30, 20203:50 pm
Over 12,000 Tech Jobs Available in Singapore

Over 12,000 Tech Jobs Available in Singapore

More than 12,000 information and communications technology (ICT) jobs are available under the SGUnited Jobs and Skills Package to help boost a growing digital economy, said the Ministry of Manpower (MOM) in its latest jobs situation report on Tuesday (Nov 24). Since 2015, 17,000 locals have joined the industry, and as of June this year […]

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November 27, 20205:08 pm
There’s an Increased Bias Against Women at Workplace: Survey

There’s an Increased Bias Against Women at Workplace: Survey

More than 50 percent of male workers in India feel that there is an increased biasness against women at workplace, said a new survey. According to the survey conducted by TeamLease, half of the male employees interviewed feel that there is an increase in gender bias against women in the last two years in spite […]

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November 27, 20201:29 pm
Office Workers in Singapore Yearn to Eat Together with Coworkers

Office Workers in Singapore Yearn to Eat Together with Coworkers

Going out with your colleagues for lunch while taking a walk from work might be something you miss the most during the pandemic. With most of workers are now encouraged to work from home, many might find the boundaries between work and personal life blurring. Recent survey by Deliveroo for Business (DfB), the corporate arm […]

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November 26, 20204:50 pm
Protecting Employee’s Mental Wellbeing Through COVID-19: An Interview with Raymond Lew, CEO of Sun Life Malaysia

Protecting Employee’s Mental Wellbeing Through COVID-19: An Interview with Raymond Lew, CEO of Sun Life Malaysia

The pandemic is evidently having a huge impact on our mental health. Fear, worry, and stress are normal responses when one is dealing with real threats and facing uncertainty. Therefore, it is normal and understandable that people are experiencing fear and anxiety in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic. As organisations are adapting to the […]

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November 26, 20209:00 am
Training Makes Deskless Workers Feel Connected and Secure in Their Jobs, Survey Finds

Training Makes Deskless Workers Feel Connected and Secure in Their Jobs, Survey Finds

Surveyed amid the pandemic, frontline and deskless employees (such as nurses, teachers, salespeople, construction workers, truck drivers, etc.) stated that they wouldn’t switch to a desk job given the opportunity. In a report published by the mobile learning platform TalentCards, 64% stated that they would not give up their current positions as frontline workers in […]

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November 25, 20204:00 pm
Youths to Dominate Digital Economy, Leading Malaysia Into the IR 4.0

Youths to Dominate Digital Economy, Leading Malaysia Into the IR 4.0

Young Malaysians will play the biggest role in advancing the country’s digital economy and will be responsible for the country’s transition into the fourth industrial revolution (IR4.0), according to the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC). Citing a World Economic Forum report, MDEC CEO Surina Shukri said 65% of students now in primary school would end […]

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November 24, 20206:08 pm
Three Reasons to Rethink Human Productivity & How will We Experience Work in The Future

Three Reasons to Rethink Human Productivity & How will We Experience Work in The Future

This article is a guest post. Forced to adapt and redesign work to encompass a flexible mix of on-site and remote arrangements, business leaders have now turned their attention to raising human productivity.  Work productivity can be a controversial topic in Asia, given how many employees here have had to conform to traditional tropes and […]

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November 24, 202010:00 am