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How to Help Nurture and Retain Your Employees

Employee happiness and satisfaction has morphed from a soft issue for most results-focused businesses into a fundamental factor for all. Various studies have revealed the importance of businesses retaining their employees, with statistics showcasing the cost to replace an employee as well as the general disgruntlement with peoples’ work life. To make matters worse, in […]

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September 13, 201911:02 am
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CEO Summit 2019

Overview Globalization, digital transformation, unprecedented competition and the shift of consumer power to make decisions makes corporate governance more challenging, calling a new breed of executives to run companies relevant to the times including the call to future proof your company’s direction. The CEO Summit 2019 gathers world-class executives and global entrepreneurs to develop principled, […]

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March 18, 20199:38 am
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HR Festival Asia

Overview HR Festival Asia is brought to you by the organisers of the world’s largest HR Technology event (USA), and Asia’s best-known workforce management conference – HR Summit and Expo Asia. The event will cover the full spectrum of HR technology, HR general practices and trends through six content-rich conference streams: CxO Symposium  HR & […]

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March 11, 201910:31 am
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The HR & Learning Show

Overview Digital technology is revolutionizing the HR profession. The way you recruit, retain, develop and engage your staff is being transformed and simplified by accessible cloud-based systems. And this revolution isn’t just happening in large enterprises with big budgets, it’s also happening in SMEs. Small and medium-sized businesses now have access to world-class HR solutions […]

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February 28, 20199:59 am
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Talent Development & Succession Planning Masterclass!

Overview It is increasingly important that organizations have an effective succession management strategy in order to ensure leadership renewal, prevent critical position shortage and to foster a talent-oriented culture. Talent identification and development is a critical part of succession planning and is important to ensure talent gaps can always be covered and that your high […]

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February 25, 20191:24 pm
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2ND ANNUAL HR ANALYTICS ASEAN SUMMIT Beyond Reporting : Advanced Analytics

Overview Analytics can no longer be called a fringe topic of special interest. Proficiency and competence in using people data and deriving insights from it is an essential part of your practice as an HR professional. Through the deployment of insights from people data, HR practitioners can act as an effective strategic partner to the […]

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November 19, 20185:20 pm
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Polemics of Minimum Wage Increase in Indonesia

Indonesia’s Manpower Minister Ida Fauziyah recently announced a 1.09% increase in the monthly minimum wage for 22 provinces in 2022. The country’s capital, Jakarta hiked its minimum wage by 0.85% to Rp 4.45 million (US$313.26), the highest among others, and Central Java increased it by 0.78% to Rp 1.81 million, making it the lowest nationally. […]

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December 1, 20211:04 pm
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Japan to Open Door for More Foreign Workers Amidst Labor Shortage

Japan to Open Door for More Foreign Workers Amidst Labor Shortage

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November 29, 20214:29 pm
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Labour Thanksgiving Day in Japan: What You Need to Know

On November 23rd, Japan commemorates Labour Thanksgiving Day as a national holiday. The day is dedicated to honouring employees and celebrating high productivity. On this day, most businesses are open, while government services are closed. Interestingly, this day is integrated into Japan’s Happy Monday System, which means that if November 23rd falls on a Sunday, […]

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November 23, 202112:26 pm
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4 Key Trends Shaping the Workforce in 2022

Work is having its moment. The transformation of the global workforce accelerated in 2021, driven by the continued impact of the pandemic and strains on businesses amid record labor shortages and shifting worker priorities. It’s a strain felt universally. ADP Research Institute found that 64 percent of the global workforce was negatively impacted by COVID-19, […]

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November 22, 20215:07 pm
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Netflix Series to Binge Watch after a Long Day at Work

Let’s face it: being optimistic and productive all the time is so exhausting that you just wanna take a good break by watching some Netflix shows. During weeks of November, one of the busiest peak seasons of the year, feeling overwhelmed with your work is understandable. If you force yourself to always keep an eye […]

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November 22, 20211:20 pm
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Portugal Makes It Illegal for Bosses to Text Staff After Work

Say goodbye to after-hours texts or calls! Oops, but only if you work in Portugal. The country recently introduced a new law that bans employers from contracting workers outside of their office hours, either by message, phone, or email. The law was passed by the Portuguese parliament earlier this month and has come into effect. […]

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November 19, 20214:54 pm
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1.6 Million Tourism Jobs in Asia Lost Due to the Pandemic: ILO

Nearly one-third of job losses in five Asian countries were linked to the tourism sector, with an estimated 1.6 million jobs lost from this region alone, according to a recent ILO study. With international borders being closed during the global lockdown, Covid-19 has left a massive impact on employment in the tourism sector. Data from […]

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November 19, 20214:18 pm
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Tips for Working Parents to Spend Quality Time with Children

Many parents are concerned that they do not spend enough time with their children, fearing that this may result in developmental and bonding problems. Some parents, especially mothers, often feel bad about working full-time, even though providing for their children is in their best interest. The dilemma is faced by many working parents because they […]

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November 19, 202111:54 am
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Lifelong Learning is Key to Future-Proof Careers in Changing Times: Q&A with Chew Siew Mee, JobStreet Singapore

Retraining and reskilling are making its way to the forefront as businesses goes deeper into their digital transformations. Catching up on a candid conversation with Chew Siew Mee, Managing Director of JobStreet Singapore, we at HR in Asia seek to understand behind this trend. JobStreet’s recent report reveals 67% of Singaporeans above 60 years want […]

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November 18, 20213:03 pm
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Helping Shy Employees Become More Confident at Work

Some people are born extroverts and introverts. While one’s personality does not define their performance at work, their traits can affect how they act in a work setting. Shy employees tend to be afraid of taking risks, sharing their thoughts openly, and sometimes uncertain about their performance and capabilities. As a result, their lack of […]

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November 18, 202111:00 am