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Govt Disburse Wage Subsidy to Prevent Indonesian Workers from Losing Their Jobs

Govt Disburse Wage Subsidy to Prevent Indonesian Workers from Losing Their Jobs

Following a surge in the number of Covid-19 cases, the Indonesian govt is extending the emergency public activity restriction (PPKM Darurat) in the islands of Java and Bali to 25 July 2021. During the restriction period, non-essential businesses are expected to halt their operations and employers are encouraged to allow their employees to work from […]

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July 23, 20214:16 pm
Cut Out the Noise While WFH: A Discussion with Joey Lim, Lark’s Vice-President of Commercial, Asia

Cut Out the Noise While WFH: A Discussion with Joey Lim, Lark’s Vice-President of Commercial, Asia

Staying on tasks in a workspace that involves kids playing around, mobile phones buzzing with notifications, and an infinite number of other distractions can be tough. As the shift from in-office to at-home work arrangements becomes prevalent during the global health crisis of Covid-19, workers are challenged with managing disruptions and staying productive. A solid […]

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July 22, 20213:47 pm
MEF: Accelerate Recovery Plan to Save Malaysia’s Non-Essential Businesses from Collapsing

MEF: Accelerate Recovery Plan to Save Malaysia’s Non-Essential Businesses from Collapsing

The government has been urged to accelerate the National Recovery Plan (NRP) to Phase Three and Phase Four to ensure the survival of businesses, particularly those in the non-essential sectors such as the fashion, textile and apparel industry. Malaysian Employers Federation (MEF) president Syed Hussain Syed Human said the prolonged movement control orders that have […]

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July 21, 20215:25 pm
From Recruitment to Retention: How Technology Revolutionises HR Processes

From Recruitment to Retention: How Technology Revolutionises HR Processes

This article is a guest post. Finding and keeping the right people will always be a major factor in the success of any organisation. Over the years, human resources have been evolving. Becoming even more employee-focused, the industry redefines employee experience and improves HR processes, from recruitment to retention. Technology is growing significant in enhancing […]

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July 20, 202112:33 pm
Top 5 Initiatives to Support Digital Learning and Wellbeing during Pandemic

Top 5 Initiatives to Support Digital Learning and Wellbeing during Pandemic

The pandemic has urged workers to revisit their career outlook. In times of uncertainty where none is immune to layoffs and unemployment, the key to thriving in the new normal is to possess updated skills and competency. A new survey by Randstad reflects the growing needs for reskilling and upskilling initiatives among employees. According to […]

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July 19, 20214:11 pm
Astra Group Indonesia Supports the Acceleration of Vaccination Program for Workers and Public

Astra Group Indonesia Supports the Acceleration of Vaccination Program for Workers and Public

Astra Group has been progressively giving out COVID-19 vaccination for workers and the general public as a part of the government and private sector synergy. The initiative is part of the efforts to widen the scope and accelerate nationwide vaccination programs in order to achieve herd immunity. From May 18, 2021, Astra Group started its […]

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July 16, 20211:49 pm
How a Winning Candidate Experience Can Help Businesses Win the Talent War

How a Winning Candidate Experience Can Help Businesses Win the Talent War

This article is a guest post. For fast-growing companies, setting up an efficient, effective recruitment process is more vital than ever. As business growth gathers momentum, companies need to scale up their workforces quickly. And that calls for high-volume, highspeed hiring campaigns. A misstep or delay at any step in the recruitment process can cause […]

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July 16, 202112:00 pm
Ensuring Employee Wellbeing during WFH, an Insight from Sukhveer Singh Ajay of foodpanda Malaysia

Ensuring Employee Wellbeing during WFH, an Insight from Sukhveer Singh Ajay of foodpanda Malaysia

No one is immune from the stress caused by the ongoing health catastrophe. With the work-from-home (WFH) initiative, the office cubicle is moved to the home. While this measure is vital to contain the spread of Covid-19 at the workplace, mental health issues are inevitable to rise as the boundary between personal and professional life […]

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July 15, 20214:30 pm
Salary Increment in India: Healthcare and Tech Roles to See Highest Pay Hikes

Salary Increment in India: Healthcare and Tech Roles to See Highest Pay Hikes

As the Covid-19 health crisis persists, the healthcare, tech, and manufacturing sectors will lead the hiring demands in India. Technological and digital innovation is expected to navigate the ongoing crisis, helping the nation to the path of recovery in 2021. Functions in these sectors are also projected to draw higher average salary increments, a new […]

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July 14, 20216:14 pm
WFH Norm: Employees Choose Quitting Jobs If Forced to Return to Office

WFH Norm: Employees Choose Quitting Jobs If Forced to Return to Office

More than half (54%) of employees surveyed from around the world would consider leaving their job post-COVID-19 pandemic if they are not afforded some form of flexibility in where and when they work, according to the EY 2021 Work Reimagined Employee Survey. The survey – one of the largest global surveys of its kind – […]

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July 13, 20218:48 pm