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ISS of Denmark, one of the world’s largest cleaning firms, is planning to get rid of about 100,000 jobs - more than a fifth of its workforce.
Both Paul and Emma Charlton save their biggest praise for their home away from home these past nine months, at Regency House.
A Trump resort worker living in the US illegally says she does not regret speaking out about experiencing workplace abuse.
The workers at a toy factory in Heyuan, China, were working illegally overtime, and often earning less than SG$1.80 per hour.
The HR Development Awards, held over November 27-28, recognise outstanding Malaysian employers for their investment in human capital.
The unemployment rate for Koreans in their late 20s is double that of Japan, and is at its highest since 2010.
Layoffs at Thomson Reuters will trim 12% of the media giant’s workforce, and eliminate 3,200 jobs to streamline the business and reduce costs.
Business leaders are struggling to cope with the diverse demands of employees, customers and the wider society.
Sharp has restructured its manufacturing base in Japan as it moves production of iPhone sensors to a Chinese plant owned by Foxconn.
Nearly half of Hong Kong’s financial employers have had an employee resign during their probation period due to poor onboarding processes.
Standard Chartered's job cuts are expected to affect Singapore employees, according to sources familiar with the matter.
Spending on public cloud services in Bahrain will almost quadruple in five years' time and create more than 5,600 jobs locally.
At least 1,200 firms in the Philippines might pull out from investing due to the sudden shift in policy, resulting in 150,000 jobs at stake.
South Korea has a high elderly employment rate as many seniors work to help cover their living costs, with almost one-third holding low-wage jobs.
Companies are increasingly experimenting with technology-enabled huddle rooms, which satisfy this need for real-time, productive collaboration.
Organisations are facing reduced budgets to fight for a low supply of talent, says Alpar Major, co-founder of SmartDreamers.
The annual “Hilton Thrive Sabbatical” gives 10 employees global opportunities to give back, or live a dream.
The online food aggregator will expand into 30 more cities in India, and plans to hire another 5,000 delivery partners.
General Motors will conduct several plant closures across the US and reduce its salaried workforce by more than 14,000 employees.
China and the US are leading the way in AI employment globally, with China topping the list with just over 12,000 job listings.
Industry analyst Josh Bersin compiled an comprehensive report on the global HR Technology market, exclusively for HR Festival Asia delegates.
Staff at Ted Baker allege that there is a culture of harassment at the company that is "wilfully ignored by those in charge".
Alexander Roche, CEO of Androgogic, says the latest Learning Management Systems might look the same, but they have much more functionality.
The slight increase in bonuses is reflected by a reduction in the rate of increase from year to year.
Bayer AG is expected to restructure 12,000 jobs - effectively some 10% of its workforce - as it exits peripheral businesses like animal health.
Southeast Asia’s hiring outlook in 2019 remains optimistic, as digitalisation and the region’s role as an industrial hub continue to grow.
Wage growth in 2017 slowed to its lowest rate since 2008, despite solid economic growth and falling unemployment in major economies.
Cybersecurity is an issue facing all organisations trying to keep up with the digital age, but there is a shortage of skilled talent to address this need.
Legacy HR information systems may be causing more harm than good, Swingvy's Tho Kit Hoong told the HR Tech Think Tank last month.