All Article INTERVIEW

Generic placeholder image
Ensuring a Fair Workplace during Vaccination: Q&A with Dr Low Kiang Wei, Medical Director for International SOS

A global vaccination campaign to contain the spread of Coronavirus is underway, with more than 678 million vaccine doses have been administered worldwide. As vaccines become more accessible to the public, employers are considering whether to implement vaccination policies. A question arises whether business owners should require their employees to receive a COVID-19 vaccine as a condition of […]

Read More
April 7, 20211:29 pm
Generic placeholder image
Embracing Diversity and Inclusion with Sumir Bhatia, Lenovo DCG’s APAC President

Companies with higher levels of diversity are more successful at recruiting and retaining talents. And yet, diversity in the tech industry is far from satisfying. HR in Asia meets Sumir Bhatia, Lenovo DCG’s APAC President, to talk about the progress Lenovo has made in championing inclusion in the tech business, as well as what companies […]

Read More
March 31, 20214:15 pm
Generic placeholder image
How to Pull Off a Dramatic Career Switch in Singapore (with S$1,000)

This article is a guest post. Singapore has recently seen its highest retrenchment numbers in more than a decade, due to cost-cutting and the effects of Covid-19. As a result, many Singaporeans were forced to reevaluate their career choices. However, it has also given many the opportunity to make a significant career switch altogether. In […]

Read More
March 23, 20212:57 pm
Generic placeholder image
A Year of Virtual Recruiting Has Transformed the Job Search Process For Gen Z, Survey Finds

It has been a year since the world of recruitment and hiring was upended due to COVID-19, leaving employers, students and higher education institutions in need of new ways to connect. With the spring recruiting season on the horizon, Handshake, the leading site for college students to find jobs, surveyed Gen Z to better understand what […]

Read More
March 22, 20215:46 pm
Generic placeholder image
Upskilling in the Age of COVID-19, a Discussion with James Chia, CEO of ArcLab

There’s no better time than now for talent upskilling and reskilling. In 2020, we saw an economic recession, large-scale retrenchment, and skill displacement. Major disruptions have shifted the dynamics of the labour market, emphasising that the need to embrace learning and upskilling is not just for new jobseekers, but also experienced workers.  When global companies […]

Read More
March 17, 20217:14 pm
Generic placeholder image
Upskilling as an Antidote to Career Scarring: Q&A with Japhet Lim, CEO of Reubiks

Launching a career is a daunting moment, let alone doing it during times of economic uncertainty. Career ‘scarring’ is a phenomenon where college graduates who launched their careers during recession tend to experience higher unemployment rates and get lower salaries. Just like physical scars that can linger on one’s skin, so can career scarring leave […]

Read More
March 10, 20218:21 pm
Generic placeholder image
#ChoosetoChallenge the Status Quo: Women Leadership Insights from Rachel Ler, VP & GM, APJ at Commvault

International Women’s Day is the day to celebrate the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women globally. Looking back at the past, we can see how much the situations have changed for women. Gender equality has improved, but many still feel gender bias continues to exist in the workplace. For example, it becomes a known […]

Read More
March 8, 202112:52 pm
Generic placeholder image
Women in Tech: How to Achieve Equal Future? Advice from Danelle Toh, Head of People Service at foodpanda APAC

Women are often underrepresented in the workplace, especially in the tech sectors. According to Danelle Toh, Head of People Service at foodpanda APAC, women who pursue careers in tech often struggle to find a balance between career, family, and personal goals. However, while women might lack support from their co-workers in tech sectors, Danelle believed […]

Read More
March 5, 20213:35 pm
Generic placeholder image
Talent Pipelines Insights for HR and Employers with Vinay Dua, Managing Director of CareerBuilder Singapore

Talent expectations are changing due to the pandemic. More and more talents are now looking at jobs and industries that not only provide them financial security but also health safety and work flexibility. Even after the pandemic ends, companies offering these benefits are predicted to continue becoming jobseeker’s number one choice. Beyond that, students are […]

Read More
February 25, 20211:49 pm
Generic placeholder image
Will Covid-19 Vaccine Affect the Future of Travel? Q&A with Lee Quane, ECA’s Regional Director of Asia

The arrival of the coronavirus vaccine has signaled a light at the end of the tunnel. However, the World Health Organization (WHO) also warns that vaccines will be no “magic bullet” that will overturn the situation overnight. On this occasion, HR in Asia sits with Lee Quane, Regional Director – Asia, ECA International to discuss […]

Read More
February 23, 20215:31 pm