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Top Investor Agenda: Human Capital & Climate Change

Climate change and human capital management are on top of investor’s 2020 sustainability agenda for engaging with boards of the companies they invest in, Morrow Sodali Institutional Survey found. Majority of investors with a collective $26 trillion in assets said that they focused on climate change and human capital management when it comes to investing […]

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April 8, 20201:28 pm
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Covid-19 Effects on Wellbeing, Pay & Future of Work

The crisis created by Covid-19 has heavily impacted the economic and labour market, impacting not only supply, such as the production of goods and services, but also demand, such as consumptions. Disruptions to production, which initiated in Asia, have spread to supply chains across the world. And now, all businesses, regardless of size, are facing […]

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April 8, 20201:00 pm
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Majority of Freshgrads in China Hunt Jobs Online Amid the Outbreak

A recent survey by China Youth Daily found that 92.2 percent of recent graduates in China have applied for jobs through online recruitment services amid the coronavirus outbreak. Fan Ting, a recent graduate majoring in computer science in Nanjing, capital of eastern China’s Jiangsu Province, sent out dozens of resumes online and attended written tests […]

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April 8, 202010:11 am
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The Most In-demand Jobs During COVID-19 Pandemic

During the recent alarming Covid-19 situation, some jobs need to temporarily close while some others see higher demands.  One of companies that sees higher demand amid the coronavirus crisis is Amazon. Providing vital service to people by delivering supply packages into individual’s homes, Amazon is now aiming at fulfilling 100,000 new full and part-time positions. […]

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April 6, 20203:56 pm
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Ministry Lists Employment ‘Dos and Don’ts’ During Malaysia’s Lockdown

Malaysia’s Human Resources Ministry has listed some ‘dos and donts’ for employers and employees following the extension of the movement control order (MCO) between April 1 to 14. Here are responses to some of the most frequently asked questions, compiled by The Star Online. 1. Does an employer have to pay wages during the 14-day […]

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April 3, 20206:31 pm
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Most In-Demand Jobs during the Pandemic, According to LinkedIn

The Covid-19 outbreak has taken a toll on most businesses across the world. With more countries around the world reporting new cases of infections, the economic impact of coronavirus is severe. In the global travel and tourism sector, 50 million jobs are at risk, with Asia being the most affected continent. In Malaysia, it is […]

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April 2, 20205:32 pm
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Why & How to Use Storytelling in Recruitment

Long gone are the days where a job interview session is merely about asking the same questions to candidates. Today, recruiters and hiring managers must attract their talents better by sharing stories.  Why stories?  Storytelling is by far one of the best strategies to increase the value of a product or service, not to mention […]

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March 27, 20202:10 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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5 Questions to Answer Before Conducting Outsourcing

One of the most common reasons companies outsource their employees is to avoid certain costs or cut expenses. Meanwhile, some others choose doing it to meet their strategic objectives. In 2018, Statista revealed that the global market size of outsourced services is at $85.6 billion, while in 2019, it reached approximately $92.5 billion. Among this […]

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March 24, 20201:56 pm
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Further Drop in Job Vacancies Amidst Covid-19 Outbreak

Job vacancies in Singapore are expected to fall further this year given the “uncertainties in 2020”, said Manpower Minister Josephine Teo on Friday (Mar 20). Her comment followed the release of the Ministry of Manpower’s (MOM) job vacancies report for 2019, which shows the number of vacancies fell due to cautious hiring sentiments, Channel News Asia reports. […]

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March 23, 20203:27 pm