Some 74 Singapore companies were unveiled as the first batch of Human Capital Partnership Programme members, including the likes of GlaxoSmithKline, Discovery Networks, and Charles and Keith.
Research show that flexible benefits help to reduce attrition rates. So why are adoption rates of these schemes still lagging in Hong Kong, compared to other developed Asian economies?
HRM Asia highlights some of the latest promotions and job moves in the HR industry.
Peter Chew, Head (Organisational Excellence), Corporate Development and Emergency Preparedness Division, Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore, shares insights gleaned from his own organisation with HRM Asia.
The SAPPHIRE scheme initiated by the Singapore National Employers Federation (SNEF) will offer five workplace transformation programmes for organisations.
The public transport operator had to rescind the job offers of six bus captain hopefuls due to a recruitment oversight.
Falling labour productivity was seen across all of Asia between 2008 and 2016, with the exception of India, Indonesia and The Philippines.
The construction, marine, manufacturing, and transportation and storage sectors contributed to 76% (50 cases) of all workplace fatalities in 2016, according to figures released by the Ministry of Manpower.
Every week, HRM Asia.com will profile one of the key speakers presenting at HR Summit & Expo 2017.
Singaporean workers identified skills training as the solution for staying market-relevant, but would like the SkillsFuture scheme to be improved.
No prior notice was given to staff about the exact closure date of 14 Malaysian Ministry of Tourism and Culture offices, and subsequent plans to redeploy them.
Employees will also be able to granted six weeks' paid leave to care for a sick relative.