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Employee Referral: Employer’s Source of Best Hires

What makes employee referrals the best source for hiring? Let’s first look at its history. Around the 4th century B.C., there were a lot of jobs to be filled in the Roman army, yet there were not enough candidates and many were poorly qualified. Staffing an army was not easier back then, but the Romans […]

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June 21, 202112:43 pm
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Hiring in Cambodia: How to Recruit Foreign Remote Workers

This article is a guest post.  A quota system governs the recruitment of foreigners in Cambodia, which says the number of foreign employees should not exceed 10 percent of the total number of employees. More precisely, a Cambodian company is allowed to recruit 1 percent of manual workers, 3 percent office workers, and 6 percent […]

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June 17, 202112:55 pm
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Platform Work and Its Relation to Employment

The digital platforms as a primary mechanism for organising a vast set of human activities, such as economic, sociocultural, and political interactions have risen in the last decades. Access to digital technology gives individuals and households greater convenience and wider choices, triggering changes in purchasing and consumption behaviours. For this very reason, platform work is […]

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June 16, 20211:14 pm
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How Important is Social Mobility in the Workplace?

When discussing diversity and inclusion, the focus is mostly on gender, race, and disability. These topics are important to talk through, but diversity and inclusion extend far wider, and it includes social mobility.  What is social mobility?  The World Economic Forum (WEF) explained that social mobility can be understood as moving ‘upward’ and ‘downward’. It […]

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June 15, 20211:29 pm
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South Korea’s Labour Market Recovers, with Employment Peaks Near Pre-Pandemic

South Korea came closer to recovering pre-pandemic employment as more people ventured out looking for jobs after the economy expanded at a faster pace than previously thought. The economy added 619,000 jobs from a year earlier, a third month of gains, the statistics office reported on Wednesday (June 9). The country has now recouped more than 80 percent […]

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June 11, 20213:04 pm
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Here are the 10 Most Attractive Employers in Malaysia 2021

Randstad recently crowned Shell Malaysia as the Most Attractive Employer in Malaysia for 2021. Having clinched the title twice in 2016 and 2017, this marks the third time Shell Malaysia has secured the number one spot for the Most Attractive Employer award in Malaysia. Jaya Dass, Managing Director at Randstad Singapore and Malaysia said, “We […]

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June 10, 20212:05 pm
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12 Unforeseen Secrets HR Doesn’t Want You to Know

Although HR departments must adhere to their federal, state, or province labour laws, many HR professionals and hiring managers do consume some types of stereotypes. HR often find themselves buried in unfounded conclusions and deceptive practices that they keep from the outside world: employees and job seekers. In other words, HR and recruiting have some […]

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June 10, 20211:46 pm
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Save the Date, JobStreet’s Virtual Career Fair is Back!

JobStreet today announced it will be hosting a Professional, Manager, Executive and Technician (PMET) edition of the Virtual Career Fair from 14 to 23 June 2021. The first edition, held from 1 to 11 March 2021, was well received, registering over 375,000 visits and 110,000 job applications. Following a similar format of live chats, advisory […]

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June 8, 20213:01 pm
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Employee Misclassification Guide for Employers

Does your new recruit fall under permanent employee or independent contractor? The debate over employee misclassification pervades the modern fissured workplace.  Earlier this year, in January 2021, Judge Edward M. Chen of the Northern District of California issued an order partially granting and partially denying the plaintiffs’ motion for class certification in a driver misclassification […]

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June 8, 202112:59 pm
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Debunking Myths about Recruiting Technology

The rise of the internet has enabled employers and employees to meet virtually. With the tech recruiting evolved, so did the sort of folklore surrounding it. Through whispers and hushed tones across offices and interest, oftentimes myths slowly become recognised as truth, despite any proof and shared experience. Psychologist David Rapp explained in his study […]

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June 3, 20211:23 pm