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Here is Why Big Companies Embraces Flexible Working 

Since its inception, it has been a norm that a company employee completes a stipulated amount of work, at a stipulated location, during stipulated office hours. However, numerous studies that involved world-renowned companies like KPMG, Microsoft and Pfizer have shown that the key to getting work done better and faster might in fact lie in […]

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March 5, 202112:05 pm
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HR Picks: 10 Virtual Team Building Tools to Promote Transparency and Collaboration

Business experts have been predicting that the future belongs to remote working. The number of people working primarily from home has gone up 115 percent and remote work has grown faster than any other commute method. The presence of COVID-19 pandemic has also pushed further this trend, with those who never tried exacted to experience […]

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March 2, 20211:33 pm
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Zero Discrimination Day: Social Class at Work

Zero Discrimination Day is celebrated each year on 1st March, highlighting the urgent need to take action to end the inequalities surrounding critical issues, including sex, age, health status, occupation, disability, sexual orientation, drug use, gender identity, race, class, ethnicity and religion. In this article, HR in Asia would like to celebrate the day by […]

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March 1, 202112:31 pm
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Employees are Happier at Jobs amidst The Pandemic: Align Group’s Survey

The year 2020 saw drastic changes to work cultures, behaviours and arrangements globally as the Covid-19 pandemic resulted in retrenchment, pay cuts and new work from home structures, all factors that led to increased amounts of work stress and that might impact mental well-being. Align Group recently did a survey from November 2020 to January […]

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February 26, 20211:15 pm
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Boomerang Employees: Hire or Not To Hire? 

As the saying goes, “People come, people go”. In reality, this is really happening, even in businesses. Boomerang employees do exist! What is a boomerang employee?  Boomerang employees are employees who leave their employers and eventually come back. At first, you might see them as happy-go-lucky individuals who have never been so dedicated and serious […]

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February 26, 202111:20 am
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Workers Want to be Appreciated, But Not All Employers Have Rewards Program

With National Employee Appreciation Day on the horizon on March 5, 2021, insights from a survey conducted for incentive solutions leader, Blackhawk Network, indicate over 40% of the respondents’ employers do not recognize workers or offer an incentive/rewards program. Conversely, almost 90% of the employees surveyed said it is important for their employer to express appreciation for […]

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February 25, 20212:33 pm
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The End of HR Trends: What Shifts Should HR Make?

2020 will be remembered as a year of dramatic shifts and unprecedented disruptions for many business leaders. For HR, the pandemic put an unexpected spotlight on the virtual workplace and remote work. It has also created a new challenge in the areas of crisis management and adaptive culture, as well as on redefining the workforce […]

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February 23, 20213:39 pm
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What are Top Priorities for Job Seekers Post-Pandemic?

Flexible working options and employee wellbeing are top priorities for job seekers in Asia as they look to the new era of work, finds the new Uncovering the DNA of the Future Workplace in Asia report by leading recruitment experts Hays, which surveyed over 9,000 working professionals in February and again in September 2020. Respondents across […]

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February 22, 202110:02 am
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2 in 5 Employees Want Hybrid Working Arrangement After Pandemic

Randstad Singapore revealed in a recent study that 42 percent of local respondents want a combination of working from home and going to the office after the pandemic. A further 14 percent of respondents said that they want to work from home all the time. Randstad Singapore recently releases the latest survey results of the […]

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February 19, 20214:17 pm
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Work Transformed: How Food Brings Offices Together amidst COVID-19

This article is a guest post. Cast your mind back to the start of 2020, and many of us would have been anticipating a year filled with travel. Fast forward to today, it goes without saying that last year didn’t quite go as planned. As we look back over the last year, one unexpected outcome is the ‘new normal’ of […]

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February 18, 20214:09 pm