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How to Help Nurture and Retain Your Employees

Employee happiness and satisfaction has morphed from a soft issue for most results-focused businesses into a fundamental factor for all. Various studies have revealed the importance of businesses retaining their employees, with statistics showcasing the cost to replace an employee as well as the general disgruntlement with peoples’ work life. To make matters worse, in […]

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September 13, 201911:02 am
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CEO Summit 2019

Overview Globalization, digital transformation, unprecedented competition and the shift of consumer power to make decisions makes corporate governance more challenging, calling a new breed of executives to run companies relevant to the times including the call to future proof your company’s direction. The CEO Summit 2019 gathers world-class executives and global entrepreneurs to develop principled, […]

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March 18, 20199:38 am
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HR Festival Asia

Overview HR Festival Asia is brought to you by the organisers of the world’s largest HR Technology event (USA), and Asia’s best-known workforce management conference – HR Summit and Expo Asia. The event will cover the full spectrum of HR technology, HR general practices and trends through six content-rich conference streams: CxO Symposium  HR & […]

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March 11, 201910:31 am
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The HR & Learning Show

Overview Digital technology is revolutionizing the HR profession. The way you recruit, retain, develop and engage your staff is being transformed and simplified by accessible cloud-based systems. And this revolution isn’t just happening in large enterprises with big budgets, it’s also happening in SMEs. Small and medium-sized businesses now have access to world-class HR solutions […]

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February 28, 20199:59 am
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Talent Development & Succession Planning Masterclass!

Overview It is increasingly important that organizations have an effective succession management strategy in order to ensure leadership renewal, prevent critical position shortage and to foster a talent-oriented culture. Talent identification and development is a critical part of succession planning and is important to ensure talent gaps can always be covered and that your high […]

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February 25, 20191:24 pm
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2ND ANNUAL HR ANALYTICS ASEAN SUMMIT Beyond Reporting : Advanced Analytics

Overview Analytics can no longer be called a fringe topic of special interest. Proficiency and competence in using people data and deriving insights from it is an essential part of your practice as an HR professional. Through the deployment of insights from people data, HR practitioners can act as an effective strategic partner to the […]

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November 19, 20185:20 pm
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The Risks of BYOD and The Alternative To It

Bring Your Own Device (BYOD) is clearly not a new thing for businesses. Its popularity has soared due to the growing consumer electronics market which is dominated by smartphones and mobile devices. Mordor Intelligence report cited that the market value of BYOD was at USD 186.09 billion in 2019 and is expected to reach USD […]

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February 20, 20202:45 pm
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Employers Plan Greater Investment in HR Tech: PwC Report

Organizations are planning to increase their investments in HR tech through 2022, according to a PwC global survey of 600 HR and HR information technology leaders. Attracting new talent, developing employees’ peak potential and improving the work experience through automation are the top goals for employees implementing new technologies, according to PwC. “Employers are looking […]

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February 20, 202010:24 am
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Send Employees to Hospital Only If It’s a Medical Emergency: MOM Warns

The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) is warning employers NOT to send employees to hospitals unless there is a medical emergency, after getting feedback from hospitals that workers were being sent to be tested for the coronavirus. Mr Kevin Teoh, divisional director of MOM’s foreign manpower management division, stressed that medical facilities and resources need to […]

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February 20, 20209:58 am
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Practical Guides to Developing Employee Critical Thinking Skills

Employers should constantly develop their employees to meet the future skills. According to Udemy report, there is an essential need to train employees with technical skills. Meanwhile, for soft skills, there is an uptick in learning about topics like mindset, creativity, and innovation. Critical thinking, in this regard, tops the list of fastest-growing workplace soft […]

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February 19, 20202:40 pm
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On the Road to Becoming Employer of Choice: Secrets Revealed by Jessica Simpson, HR Director at Amgen

Employer of choice is an employer that offers a fantastic work culture and workplace environment that attracts and retains superior employees. The title of employer of choice also helps companies thrive and attract the best talents around. Jessica Simpson, HR Director at Amgen, said that the key to be an employer of choice is to […]

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February 19, 202011:27 am
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71% of Malaysians Expect Malaysia’s Economy to Improve in 2020

According to Randstad’s Workmonitor 2019 Q4 results, 71 percent of Malaysia-based respondents expect the economic situation to improve in 2020. More than four in five respondents (82 percent) also expect their employers to perform better financially in 2020, than in 2019. Ms Jaya Dass, Managing Director of Randstad Singapore and Malaysia, said, “Many local businesses […]

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February 19, 202011:02 am
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Singaporeans Would Get One-off Cash Payout amid COVID-19 Outbreak

Singapore implements a new scheme which will subsidise the wages of local workers to help them stay employed during the coronavirus outbreak, said Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat on Tuesday, February 18, 2020. The Jobs Support Scheme will offset 8 percent of the wages of every employee who is a Singaporean or permanent resident for […]

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February 18, 202011:25 pm
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4 Reasons Employees Work Overtime & How HR Can Help

While overtime work can help fulfil market demand, it is often associated with burnout, stress, and other mental illness. Melanie Curtin survey showed that overtime can be a resource of bad productivity in workplace. People are only productive for 3 hours a day, the survey stated, as the hours drag on, it becomes less likely […]

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February 18, 20203:10 pm
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Indosat Lays Off Nearly 700 Employees amid Strategy Shift

Indosat, one of Indonesia’s major telecommunications providers, has laid off its employees as part of a change in business strategy to bring the company closer to market needs.  Indosat director and chief human resources officer, Irsyad Sahroni said that 677 employees were laid off on Friday, February 14, 2020 and that more than 80 percent […]

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February 18, 20201:59 pm
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The Number of Unemployed People in India Rises by 58 Percent

Amazon and Walmart’s Flipkart are among online retailers demanding that India scale back a proposed tax on third-party sellers on their platforms, saying the burden of compliance will hurt the fledgeling industry, according to documents seen by Reuters. The online retail industry is braced for a possible 1 percent tax on each sale made by […]

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February 18, 202010:46 am