Stiffer competition has prompted Maybank Kim Eng to lay off 5% of their workforce in Singapore as part of their latest restructuring exercise.
Tough times have driven Hong Kong cosmetics retailer Sasa out of the Singapore market, with 22 stores set to close.
The national government is pushing three major state-run insurance companies to consolidate, leading to thousands of potential redundancies.
As part of a Work-Life Choice Challenge the tech giant saw an impressive 40% rise in sales along with a 23% fall in electricity usage.
A unique CEO, advice on trust, and another axe-swinging bank: it has been a busy month for news and views on the modern Asian workplace.
While it has a reputation as a lean, mean fighting machine of a workforce, the world’s most powerful military is showing its softer side.
Despite the co-working office provider’s problems in the U.S, it is full steam ahead in Singapore as it continues to expand.
The consulting firm has joined forces with Presence of IT to tap into the rapidly growing labour market in Asia-Pacific.
A new study looking at more than 6,000 private equity deals shows they result in lower salaries and fewer jobs.
As the biggest benefactor of the US-China trade war, Vietnam is feeling the squeeze as companies open manufacturing plants in the country.
"Gig’’ workers are more likely to be those supplementing existing jobs or earning a little income while looking for full-time job.
As 10,000 jobs are cut across the banking group, the Lion City looks to set to survive unscathed in the latest round of downsizing.
Hong Kong-based duty-free operator DFS Group has backed down and agreed to pay higher severance pay to laid-off workers in Singapore.
A new organisational model that decentralises power and decision-making is gaining popularity in influential circles.
More than 200 former employees are fighting to get back wages from last two months from the Singapore-based online grocery delivery firm.
Financial services industry facing a tough time as firms restructure to deal with digitalisation and weakening economic outlook.
British American Tobacco plans to lay off 4% of its workforce including a fifth of senior managers as health fears over vaping grow.
While most billion dollar startups are expanding headcount, Bukalapak is cutting its workforce to become leaner.
General Motors is laying off workers in Southeast Asia’s competitive auto market but pledges its ongoing commitment to Thailand.
The airline has slashed 750 jobs and unveiled a new executive leadership team including a chief experience officer.
In an unrelated civil court case, a former HR leader at IBM has said that massive layoffs were part of an effort to appeal to millennial talent.
There's a big focus on business transformation at the moment, but research from DDI reveals that the HR department is itself in need of change.
Nissan is set to cut jobs worldwide in an attempt to reduce financial losses. The car giant has seen its worst results over the first half of the year.
French banking group Société Générale is reportedly planning to cut 1,500 in its corporate and investment banking business.