About 44% of employers see an increased need to retain older employees in the workforce and expect this to be a key trend over the next five years.
Compared to their younger counterparts, employees aged 50 and above are more likely to put in extra effort at work beyond regular hours.
Some companies are providing “inflation allowances” to help employees cope with rising consumer prices as labour officials call for more permanent support.
Although it is not mandatory to mask up at workplaces, employees have been encouraged to continue the practice.
A projected salary increase of 4.5% across all industries can be expected for the next two years as companies offer higher wages to attract talent.
Employers are also urged to set clearer policies on flexible work to develop more comprehensive workforce strategies.
To enable more older adults to continue to contribute to the economy, a mindset shift for employers is needed.
Employers and their workers get to decide whether to continue wearing masks at work after President Ferdinand Marcos Jr scrapped the mask mandate.
Nearly one in four HR leaders expect to maintain a 90-100% remote workforce, while half expect to maintain a remote workforce of 50% or more.
Efforts continue to be made to improve human resources and develop vocational education to achieve inclusive and equitable development.
Leave should be granted to enable employees to deal with the mental stress that they feel at the workplace, says the Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC).
The Manpower Ministry is still finalising details on workers’ minimum wage in 2023, which will be announced at the end of November this year.
The Department of Labour and Employment (DOLE) is set to issue an advisory to employers regarding the grant of 13th-month pay for private sector workers.
Indonesia would need 17 million workers who are able to use and manage technology, said State-Owned Enterprises (SOEs) Minister Erick Thohir.
About 83.2% of New Zealand employees say the ability to work from anywhere has made them happier and more productive.
This comes as employers looked to hire in preparation for a rebound in inbound tourism as the pandemic-related daily arrival cap is removed.
As part of the new legislation, flexible work will be made more accessible to employees who are parents or care givers, among others.
As workplace fairness guidelines become law, more HR professionals are needed, says Member of Parliament Patrick Tay.
Under the Fair Pay Bill, workers will gain a right to a minimum level of training and development from their employers.
Employee experience and overall business processes are changing as employees embrace remote work post-pandemic.
Besides the lack of job vacancies, some South Koreans are taking time to better prepare, which accounts for their inactivity in the job market.
Working remotely allows employees to sleep better and feel satisfied if they balance telework and office work appropriately.
Flexible schedules can reduce burnout, increase employee engagement and loyalty, and promote business success.
The Social Affairs Ministry will be improving training for people with disabilities to widen their access to job opportunities or employment.
The new legislation is intended to support low-paid employees, particularly women, in negotiating better pay packages and working conditions.
New data has found that nearly 360,000 young adults in South Korea spent more than three years in landing their first job.
Thai workers must be upskilled as the government reaffirms its commitment to the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) project.
To better protect employees’ mental health and wellbeing, the Senator committee is advocating for new protections for flexible work.
Cambodia has 49 women working for every 100 employed individuals, a higher rate than Singapore, which has 47.
A presidential advisory group has called for flexibility in implementing the 52-hour workweek which was first adopted in 2019.