Olam International’s Regional Head of HR for Southeast Asia has a technology background, but says HR is where he can have the biggest impact.
This follows allegations that a syndicate of recruiting agents monopolised the recruitment of Bangladeshi workers.
Even as Industry 4.0 transforms the way we work, how can Malaysian organisations best position themselves?
BIPO Service was named the best payroll solution by the majority of HRM Magazine Asia’s HR professional audience in the 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards.
Study shows that more still needs to be done to address the gap in effectively turning data into useable information.
The space is part of the firm’s intent to spearhead the future of work and enhance staff experience through technology and innovation.
Boosting female participation in the workplace will help bolster economy more than increasing the hiring of male employees.
Norazlina Idris, Head of HR & Development, Total E&P Borneo BV, has steadily worked her way up the HR ranks in Brunei.
The prospect of getting a job overseas continues to be a challenge for South Koreans., with Japan being the most popular destination.
For the fourth year running, the Marketing Institute of Singapore was voted best among the corporate-level learning and development providers.
Rudy Afandi, HR director for General Electric in Indonesia, has developed a respectable body of HR work around the region.
Most professionals like listening to music at work and are more productive when they do, a new survey shows.
As AI and automation take root, a new and invaluable workplace currency has emerged – the emotional economy.
It is hoped that the artificial islands will provide space to ease Hong Kong’s lack of housing.
Regional talent assessment consultancy Talent Plus was honoured for its corporate-level leadership programme in the Readers’ Choice Awards.
Vietnam’s labour force increased by more than half a million people over the first three quarters of 2018, coinciding with a slight increase to the average wage.
TrainingGearAsia was voted by HRM Asia readers as the best in talent development for the third year in a row in 2018. Here’s why.
CEO Ng Yat Chung draws a line after two editors were involved in undeclared and improper relations with a junior staff member.
The Head of HR for International SOS in Myanmar is building the medical and travel security multinational’s local function from the ground up.
The multi-national company, known for its bananas, is already being sued by the Burmese government for a separate issue.
Alliance Healthcare held out a strong field to be named HRM Magazine Asia readers’ choice in the healthcare group category for 2018.
The International Monetary Fund’s president also noted the importance of investing in human capital, particularly in Asia.
These traditional practices include lifetime employment and mass hiring of graduates, and are now thought to be oudated.
Steve Boese says there are natural HR applications to design thinking, especially in the space of HR technology.
Jahja Soenarta is currently focused on the next stage of digital transformation for his organisation and its more than 10,000 employees.
Bonuses and stock options are casualties of the global e-commerce company’s intent to raise the hourly minimum wage.
Expanding a business comes with its own growing pains, writes Rick Hammell, CEO of Elements Global Services.
Oakwood Hotel and Residence Sri Racha, on the southern coast of Thailand, was rated the region’s best by HRM Magazine Asia readers.
In a struggling job market, the unemployment levels have deteriorated to their worst since the Asian financial crisis of 1997.
According to the latest Monster Employment Index, HR and admin talent is in-demand in the Philippines, but suffering decline in Malaysia and Singapore.