In this new edition of HRM Five, we discuss how organisations make intelligent business and HR decisions through people analytics and data.
We recently spoke with Foo Wah Teng, the HR Director for Amgen Singapore Manufacturing, about the company's people challenges and initiatives.
It's not just up-skilling and re-skilling that workers will need in the age of Industry 4.0. A significant amount of "new-skilling" will also need to take place.
The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development has warned South Korea to moderate any increases in its minimum wage.
Employees often choose to leave after receiving bonus pay outs. But is this a reflective of problem with the employees - or with the organisation?
According to a new report, the jobs most at risk are those in office administration, production, transportation, and food preparation.
A majority of Japanese companies have no plan to strengthen corporate governance, despite the arrest of Nissan's chairman for alleged misconduct.
The slump is in large part due to the Nepalese government’s ban on workers heading to Malaysia - imposed due to exploitative brokers.
After a controversy last year over a reportedly 'hedonistic' culture, Under Armour has appointed a new head of people and culture.
Keeping the leadership pipeline robust is a high business priority at Thai conglomerate CP Group, as part of its Industry 4.0 gameplan.
In a bid for profitability, electric car maker Tesla will be cutting seven percent of its workforce, per an announcement by CEO Elon Musk.
The country needs to create 15 million new jobs in 2019 to support the record number of at 8.34 million college graduates that will enter the job market.
The cloud computing training programme will upskill new and existing employees and enhance the company’s digital capabilities.
Thai conglomerate CP Group has far-reaching international aspirations, and it is looking to its 300,000 plus workforce to drive these ambitions.
If plans by the Indonesia Manpower Ministry come to fruition, women in the country will soon enjoy more flexible working hours.
The most popular reasons for desiring change were low pay, poor working conditions, and poor company prospects.
The majority of Japanese firms operating in Asia consider rising labour costs and the shortage of skilled labour as their top concerns.
The company has suffered its first sales drop in China in 20 years, and a lower demand for diesel vehicles in Europe.
Leaders and companies that put people and culture at the forefront are more successful at managing the complex challenges of transformation.
Despite the increasing popularity of automation, the state of jobs on a global scale remain largely unaffected.
Hong Kong Disneyland employees aged 60 or above are now allowed to continue on open-ended permanent contracts with no termination date.
Employees at KB Kookmin Bank, a major South Korean, are set to hold a strike on January 8 - for the first time in 19 years.
A potential three-way merger of three banks in the United Arab Emirate might result in the termination of some 1,000 jobs.
By 2041 some 5.38 million jobs will be at risk from automation in the industries and services sector in Bangladesh.
In the final installment of our 2018 retrospective, we look at one of the more interesting phenomena to occur this year - employee activism.
From inclusiveness to office parties, we look at the various people management issues that Christmas can bring up - and how HR can deal with them.
This year has seen CEOs of various organisations, from around the world, come under the spotlight for various reasons. We round up some of the biggest stories.
In the second installment of our 2018 roundup series, we recap the most interesting HR policies and initiatives from around the region.
In the first installment of our 2018 roundup series, we take a quick look back at the various employer rankings that have been popular with readers.
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.