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Sanctions of Being Unprepared When Doing Business in Asia & Its Solutions

In the global competition, businesses should spread their wings in order to thrive. But being a multinational corporation does always come with a harder challenge, such as partnering with cross-culture business and adapting to new local jurisdictions, law, and legislation. This, obviously, would need a big effort to understand, especially if the company operates in […]

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April 6, 20204:11 pm
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Valuing and Harnessing the Power of Human Connections with Edward Senju, Regional CEO at Sansan

Organisations should keep in mind that keeping people at the heart of business transformation and even day-to-day operations is a necessity. Considering this, driving employee collaboration and maintaining human connections, internally and externally, is truly a business imperative. Communication and collaboration instil stronger commitment within a team, while a human connection leads to higher engagement with […]

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April 1, 20209:32 am
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Want to Future Proof Your Career? Learn to Code

As the rate of technological change advances, it’s becoming increasingly important for professionals to learn coding to future proof their careers and plug existing skills gaps, says recruiting experts Hays. Every machine or device used in people’s day to day lives relies on coding in some way and as job roles become more digitised, its […]

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March 31, 20202:50 pm
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10 HR Roles in Business Merger and Acquisition

In a globalized and increasingly competitive economic environment, businesses must constantly adjust and restructure to survive and grow. Radical forms of enterprise restructuring such as merger and acquisition (M&A) are a constant occurrence. Like any other forms of restructuring, M&A involves human costs and affects not only the employers and employees, but also other stakeholders. […]

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March 31, 20201:57 pm
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Malaysian Firms are Transforming to Adapt to Changing Skill Requirements

While organisations in Malaysia are increasingly confident about having and hiring talent with the right skills, most are still undergoing restructuring to adapt to changing skill requirements, finds the latest Asia Salary Guide report by Hays. This year marks the 13th edition of the annual Hays Asia Salary Guide, which remains a definitive snapshot of […]

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March 26, 20204:27 pm
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Red, Blue, Green, Yellow Work Space: Which One Do You Belong?

“You cannot sit back and wait for the future of work to happen. You have to plan for it today.” – Carol Stubbings The potential impact of automation has made the job sector more diverse. Job activities that are more susceptible to automation include physical ones in predictable environments, such as operating machinery and preparing […]

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March 24, 20202:35 pm
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15 Tips and Tricks to Beat Certified HR Exams

The role of HR has changed throughout the years, and today HR is demanded to do more than just administrative tasks. This means HR professionals will have to level up their skills and competencies to stay current. As one works on building core HR competencies and provides a benchmark to the fellow practitioners, it is […]

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March 23, 20203:03 pm
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One Valuable Lesson to Learn from Working with Employees with Down Syndrome

Down syndrome individuals might have an intellectual disability. However, each of them has their own individual personality, strengths, and weaknesses. They make our world of work more diverse. Politician Thomas Perez said, “Smart business is to have a diverse workforce – one in which many views are represented and everyone’s talents are valued. Well, disability […]

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March 19, 20201:45 pm
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2 in 5 Female Workers in Asia Dissatisfied with Opportunities for Career Progression

Culture Amp, the People & Culture Platform, has just released an analysis of 30,000 employees across Singapore, Hong Kong, China, Japan, India and the Philippines which reveals that women working in the region feel left out of opportunities for career development and to be heard at work, scoring less than men on every measure of […]

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March 18, 20203:42 pm
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Consequences of NOT Having Employee Training in the Workplace

Employee training is a prime opportunity to expand the knowledge base of all employees. However, many employers find development opportunities as an expensive expense. But is it?  The real cost of retraining vs. hiring new employees  According to Recruiterbox study, the cost of hiring new workers could be as high as $5,000 per hire or […]

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March 16, 20202:42 pm