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Employers’ Responsibility Under OSH Regulations

“Employers have the responsibility to provide a safe workplace that does not have serious hazards, and that follows all occupational health and safety standards.” According to ILO data, there are approximately 2.78 million work-related deaths every year, of which 2.4 million are related to occupational diseases. This work-related death is associated with costly impact for […]

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February 14, 20203:21 pm
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How to Establish Salary Ranges for Your Company?

In a more competitive talent market, it is very vital for employers to know what job seekers want and are looking for in order to hire the best ones. Based on Ceridian survey, The Optimal Recruiting Experience, salary is listed as the most common reason (40 percent) for exploring new opportunities, and this feeling is […]

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February 14, 20203:04 pm
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Ageism a Key Barrier to Work Opportunities for Malaysians: LinkedIn Opportunity Index 2020

Malaysians feel that education and upskilling are key to achieving better opportunities this year LinkedIn, the world’s largest professional network, has launched LinkedIn Opportunity Index 2020. The Index is a composite measure that seeks to understand how people perceive opportunity and more importantly, the gaps in getting to those opportunities. The research surveyed over 30,000 […]

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February 14, 202010:05 am
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The Most Common Reason to Call in Sick

CIPD Health and Wellbeing at Work report revealed that minor illness, including colds, flu, stomach upsets, headaches, and migraines are among the most common reasons for short-term absence employees admitted to their HR. Musculoskeletal injuries such as back pain, neck strains, and repetitive strain injury are also amongst the top causes to call in sick.  […]

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February 13, 20201:00 pm
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Valentine’s Day: Why Celebrating It in Workplace?

Valentine’s Day, celebrated on February 14, is associated with the world’s “holiday of love”. On this day, many people often bring their loved ones to a romantic dinner, go to a picnic together, or serve a special home-cooked meal for their family. This day is also marked with Valentine’s Day cards and flowers.  As a […]

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February 12, 20201:44 pm
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GTCI Revealed The World’s Most Talent Competitive Countries

As machines and algorithms continue to affect a multiplicity of work responsibilities and almost every job gets reinvented, the right talent is required not only to carry out new responsibilities and ways to work, but also to capture value from this transformative technology.  Global Talent Competitiveness Index (GTCI) revealed that in 2020, the heart of […]

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February 11, 20202:53 pm
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On Diversity and Inclusion: Why the Misfit May be the Best Fit

When hiring, you don’t look only for skill, experience or motivation of the person. You also look for what is called “fit”. This is often Misunderstood. Many think it means likeness to existing employees or perhaps even friends. In reality, what a team or company needs is not likeness but a complementarity, contrast or an […]

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February 11, 202011:05 am
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Bursa Malaysia Fells on Weak Sentiment

Bursa Malaysia opened slightly higher but declined thereafter as weak market sentiment caused index-linked stocks to fall. At 9.15 am, February 10, 2020, the FTSE Bursa Malaysia KLCI (FBM KLCI) fell 12.23 points to 1,542.26 from Friday’s 1,554.49, after opening 2.58 points firmer at 1,557.07 this morning. Market breadth was negative as losers outpaced gainers […]

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February 10, 202011:42 am
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The Complete List of Peaceful Countries to Work and Live

The average level of global peacefulness improved very slightly in the 2019 Genuine Progress Indicator (GPI). This is the first time the Global Peace Index has improved in five years. The average country score improved by 0.09 percent, with 86 countries improving and 76 countries are undergoing deteriorations. The 2019 GPI showed that countries, where […]

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February 7, 20202:22 pm
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Here is Why HR Should Adopt Salary Transparency

Salary transparency is still rare among businesses. Many executives believe that adopting salary transparency would not result positive in their workforce, with more than half of employers (51 percent) do not share transparency and are unlikely to start the initiative. Fear of upsetting employees is by far the most commonly cited reason for not sharing […]

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February 6, 20201:06 pm