Check out what caught readers’ attention over the month of September – from workplace bullying to Alibaba’s talent development plans in Singapore.
According to recruitment experts, companies now look for candidates who have a good grasp of all the business functions.
With funding and expertise from the likes of Google, the new app Kormo is helping Bangladeshis with job opportunities, work skills, and career advice
Japan is pushing through changes to ensure a far greater number of foreign talents are able to help reduce its domestic manpower shortages.
Frazer Jones is seeking a dedicated HR Information System manager who can help a European FMCG giant develop their presence in Asia.
The Chinese government is looking to promote the digital economy through skills upgrading, and also by attracting skilled foreign workers.
The pharmaceutical giant is restructuring to focus more on personalised medicines, a move that will consolidate more than 2,000 jobs.
Armstrong Craven CEO Tom Mason says the Watch List is in line with his company’s promise to clients: to always attract the best ‘senior and scarce talent’.
HRM Magazine Asia is set to unveil its highly-anticipated list of next-generation HR leadership talent from across Southeast Asia.
At the recent World Economic Forum, Alibaba’s Jack Ma warned that trade tensions between China and US could continue for as many as 20 years.
Yorelle Kalika of Active Global Caregivers explains how it navigated the chronic shortage of talent within the eldercare sector.
According to World Bank experts, there has been income stagnation in the Philippines since the turn of the millenium.
Taiwan is eyeing Southeast Asia to replenish talent and expertise lost to Beijing – and to cope with the problems of an ageing population.
Singapore ranked 13 out of 195 in the first-ever scientific study ranking countries for their levels of human capital.
The monthly average number of South Koreans that have given up on finding a job hits its highest level since 2014.
Two in three businesses in the Asia-Pacific are not quick enough to redesign the workforce to meet urgent business needs, according a new report.
Employer branding agency Universum has released its 2018 rankings for the world’s most attractive graduate destinations.
Malaysian firms are on the look out for many more hospitality professionals, according to the latest research from Monster.
Artificial intelligence is likely to replace about 70% of occupations in China, according to the China Development Research Foundation.
The low-cost carrier is hoping that the transformation will cascade down from employees to customers.
Foo Mao Gen, from Qualtrics, explains why business leaders should look to improve retention and engagement rates.
Despite the Japanese government’s attempt to promote side hustling, neither employers nor employees are interested.
Less than half of companies in Asia Pacific are currently getting compensation right, according to a new survey.
The company says that “the need to help organisations to be better prepared for a changing business environment has become greater than ever”.
The cuts will mainly affect migrant workers at Motech, one of the world’s biggest solar cell manufacturers.
In an increasingly digital world, background screening of candidates becomes a vital consideration.
This follows almost a decade of a protracted labour dispute between the carmaker and employees who were forcefully let go in 2009.
Unless Thai university graduates have the relevant technology competencies, mass unemployment will be a real threat.
Tsinghua University is leading the Asian continent in the latest QS graduate employability research, with four other Chinese institutions in the top 100.
Some 800 employees will lose their jobs if GSK Bangladesh proceeds with a proposed closure of its pharmaceuticals business.