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How to Engage Employees with Better Job Security and Stability

Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, workplaces have had to make significant alterations in the way they conduct business. In addition to the changing work-life, Covid-19 also posed financial instability that put many workers at risk of experiencing job insecurity and, in turn, lower wellbeing.  In Asia, the crisis has proven to be an accelerant of […]

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May 6, 202112:30 pm
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New Application for Workers to File Labour-Related Complaints

Malaysian workers, including migrants, now have access to report issues related to their labour conditions. In conjunction with 2021 Labour Day, the Ministry of Human Resources (KSM) launched the Working for Workers (WFW) application, a platform for 15.7 million workers, including foreign workers, to submit complaints related to labour issues. Complaints submitted on the application […]

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May 4, 20215:53 pm
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10 Ways to Attract & Retain Top Talents

How often have you been ghosted by top candidates you have interviewed or screened? Ghosting is one of the most common phenomena that HR professionals and recruiters cannot avoid. In 2021, ghosting is on the rise and has become a two-way street.  Recent Indeed survey on Employer Ghosting found that ghosting has become a widespread […]

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April 30, 202112:15 pm
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SEA Countries with The Best Tech Talents

The Southeast Asia Tech Talent Compensation Report commissioned by Monk’s Hill Ventures and Glints revealed that SEA remains an attractive market for tech companies to secure talent, despite increasing compensation packages within regions.  The study conducted by interviewing more than 20 founders across Singapore, Indonesia, and Vietnam, as well as using over 1,000 data points […]

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April 27, 202112:48 pm
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Companies Struggle to Fill E-commerce Roles

Vietnam firms find it hard to find talents specializing in e-commerce, a survey found. According to the 2021 Vietnam E-Business Index report by the Vietnam E-commerce Association (VECOM), the rate of companies with employees specializing in e-commerce has fallen by 7 percentage points since 2017, indicating difficulty in finding talent amid online sales boom. Twenty-three […]

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April 23, 20213:50 pm
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LinkedIn: More Employers Hire for Skills over Qualifications

LinkedIn launched the first edition of the Future of Talent report, to find out how the future of work has changed. The report looks at the shifting role of Human Resource teams in organisations, how organisations plan, hire, develop and engage their talent, and how employer branding helps organisations attract and retain their best people. […]

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April 20, 20215:54 pm
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Microsoft Datacentre in Malaysia to Create 19,000 Jobs

Microsoft Corp recently announced a plan to establish its first datacentre in Malaysia. The establishment is under the company’s “Bersama Malaysia Initiative” and will cost at least US$1 billion. Speaking at the launch of the program, Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin said that over the next five years, the datacentre is expected to create […]

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April 19, 20214:05 pm
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APAC Employment Law Forecast 2021

2020 has brought about a significant number of changes to working life in most APAC countries.  Some significant adjustments that have been enacted include changes in employee leave policies, reimbursement scheme, termination terms and conditions, and some more. Meanwhile, 2021 is set to bring new employment law with wide-ranging proposals in the pipeline. Policies ended […]

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April 15, 202112:04 pm
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Full-time vs. Part-time vs. Contractor: Who Should You Hire?

Hiring contingent workers has become more popular during the time of COVID-19 as a cost saving-measures; but should HR consider employing a contractor, part-time, or full-time employee for the long run?  Contingent workforce trends  During economic uncertainty, contractors and part-timers are typically among the first cuts companies make; yet, they are also the first option […]

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April 14, 20211:31 pm
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7 Criteria of Top HR Consulting Firm Suitable for Your Business

Your business is growing tremendously, and you feel great about it. But as time goes by, you find your mailbox and desk cluttered with more paperwork. You also have less time to manage your employees or prepare programmes to ensure their wellbeing. At this rate, you need to contact an HR consultant firm.  Why should […]

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April 12, 20213:26 pm