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Coronavirus: 7 Tips to Help Your Employees Stay Productive While Working from Home

The world is seeing the largest work-from-home experiment due to the Coronavirus outbreak. While the idea of remote working or telecommuting is hardly new, the truth is, many leaders are still grappling with the challenges of managing a virtual team. Sure, working in a personal space, instead of a professional environment, sounds like a great […]

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March 20, 202011:00 am
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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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Google Bans Zoom App from Employee’s Laptop

Google on Wednesday banned Zoom video conferencing application from its employees’ laptops, citing security concerns. “Recently, our security team informed employees using Zoom Desktop Client that t will no longer run on corporate computers as it does not meet our security standards for apps used by our employees,” Google spokesman Jose Castaneda said. Google will […]

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April 9, 20206:34 pm
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ILO Warns 195 Million Job Losses Due to Covid-19

The warning comes almost three weeks after the International Labour Organization (ILO) predicted that 25 million jobs were threatened by the new coronavirus. According to the agency, the latest dire assessment reflects the full or partial lockdown measures affecting almost 2.7 billion workers – four in five of the world’s workforce. Global unemployment already at […]

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April 9, 20204:01 pm
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HR Top Priority during COVID-19

The Covid-19 infection cases have reached more than 1 million globally, doubling in a week as the virus spreads across Europe and North America and established a toehold in Africa. With the cases increasing rapidly, stricter rules are implemented in some countries, such as masks should be worn by everyone regardless of their health condition […]

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April 9, 20202:05 pm
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The Greatest Tech Challenge in the HR Industry

Companies that aspire to sustain their competitive edge require human force well-equipped with recent techniques and technologies to face the changes and upcoming challenges. There will be a huge amount of pressure on today’s organisation, with the HR department having a very critical role to play in order to help and navigate through evolutions. No […]

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April 9, 20201:51 pm
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Malaysian Employers to Get Wage Subsidies to Encourage Retention

HERE’S more information on the wage subsidy programme announced by Prime Minister Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin as part of several initiatives through the Prihatin Rakyat Economic Stimulus package to help those affected by the Covid-19 outbreak. As reported by The Star Online, under the programme to encourage employee retention, a subsidy of RM600 is channelled […]

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April 8, 20203:14 pm
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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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Migrant Workers Fear Massive Singapore Dormitory Lockdown is Coronavirus Time Bomb

Migrant workers living in vast Singapore dormitories cut off from the outside world due to the coronavirus outbreak fear their cramped and squalid quarters are fast becoming a hotbed for infection. Singapore on Sunday (Apr 6) said it had quarantined nearly 20,000 workers in two dormitories, made up of mainly Bangladeshi and other South Asian […]

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April 7, 20205:56 pm
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“Give to Receive” How to Succeed in Your Corporate Social Responsibility with Quek Shiyun, Head, Company of Good, National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre (NVPC)

In the recent Budget 2020, Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat announced that $350m has been set aside to support social service agencies and build a giving culture in Singapore to steward organisations into a sustainable future. Social responsibility empowers not only a company’s image but also employees to leverage the corporate resources at their disposal […]

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April 7, 20204:37 pm