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Report: Malaysians Optimistic about Automation but Fear Their Jobs May be on the Line

Change is coming to jobs and it’s here to stay. 70 percent of Malaysians believe that technology will change their current jobs in 3 – 5 years, according to PwC’s ‘Digital resilience in a new world’ report. The report, based on a survey on technology, jobs and skills reveals that 77 percent of Malaysian respondents […]

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July 6, 20205:31 pm
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5 Key Steps for Better Training & Development Program

To sustain valuable human resources, organisations need to be conscious about the job satisfaction and retention of employees. Every organisation, to be able to swiftly adjust in continuously fluctuating business environments, should invest in training and development of its employees. The importance of training for employees has also rapidly grown and organisations should use this […]

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July 3, 20202:20 pm
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3 Tricks to Improve Workplace Culture in the New Normal

As COVID-19 will continue to upend company culture, organisations should be prepared with a change in their strategy in order to improve their workplace culture. The challenge is more complex nowadays, given that the world of work is moving to become more virtual and less in person. The rise of self-service performance management, healthcare enrollment […]

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July 2, 20201:21 pm
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Is Off the Clock Work Injury Also Employer’s Responsibility?

If an employee gets hurt on the job, the employer is responsible and required by law to pay for worker’s compensation benefits. Workers’ compensation also covers some, but not all, stress-related (psychological) work injury, including medical leave wages, medical expenses, and lump sum compensation for permanent incapacity or death. On the contrary, if an employee […]

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July 2, 20201:12 pm
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The Future of Remote Work: 4 Challenges to Solve

Remote work has been a key focus for keeping business productivity while improving work-life balance over the past decade, a trend that does not show any signs of slowing down. The State of Remote Work 2019 found that more than 40 percent of remote workers plan to work remotely more frequently in the future, and […]

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July 1, 20201:22 pm
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Lockdown Boosts Productivity for Indian Workers

Bloomberg – Work from home may remain part of the norm for many in India’s financial industry beyond the end of the world’s biggest lockdown. The reason: elimination of lengthy commutes in the past three months has boosted employee productivity. Take Jefferies’ India team for example. On average, its 60 members have managed to save […]

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June 30, 20202:48 pm
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Business Challenges in The Era of Post-Covid-19

COVID-19 is predicted to stay for years, even with the most sophisticated testing and contact tracing. Cities around the world will suffer waves of infectious outbreaks until immunity takes hold or antiviral therapists and vaccines are developed. Yet, cities cannot stay locked down forever. If they do, spiralling food shortages, rising prices, mounting unemployment rate, […]

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June 25, 20203:08 pm
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Is Immunity Passport for Business Travel Risky?

Re-opening access after COVID-19 lockdown through the safe movement of people is critical to the economic growth and recovery of the world’s economy. Yet, as the COVID-19 vaccine is yet to be found, leaders are considering turning to “immunity passport” for their business travel continuity plan. But what do the experts really think about the […]

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June 24, 20203:22 pm
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Return to Work Procedure after an Accident or Injury

Long leave due to workplace accident or injury might both disrupt company’s production and employee’s psychological wellbeing, such as whether or not they can still do their job or if their desk or space might be occupied by somebody else. These kinds of thoughts will build insecurities for injured employees, who take long-leave, to return […]

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June 23, 20204:50 pm
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4 Proven Ways to Improve Remote Culture

Flexible working arrangement has become the new normal, with 41 percent of global businesses surveyed said they already offer some degree of remote working and 60 percent provide flexible opportunities that allow employees to choose when to start and end their workday. Workers who currently telecommute also admitted that they plan to work remotely for […]

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June 23, 20201:37 pm