The company says that “the need to help organisations to be better prepared for a changing business environment has become greater than ever”.
The cuts will mainly affect migrant workers at Motech, one of the world’s biggest solar cell manufacturers.
In an increasingly digital world, background screening of candidates becomes a vital consideration.
This follows almost a decade of a protracted labour dispute between the carmaker and employees who were forcefully let go in 2009.
Unless Thai university graduates have the relevant technology competencies, mass unemployment will be a real threat.
Tsinghua University is leading the Asian continent in the latest QS graduate employability research, with four other Chinese institutions in the top 100.
Some 800 employees will lose their jobs if GSK Bangladesh proceeds with a proposed closure of its pharmaceuticals business.
Experts at the World Economic Forum have warned that huge employment problems will hit the region if skills do not keep up with technology advances.
A new survey from one of Japan’s largest unions has found that almost three quarters of Japan’s service sector employee face harassment from customers.
The ride-sharing firm will be using mobile technology to provide onboarding and continuous learning via mobile devices.
Sales representatives are reportedly the hardest professionals to find in Hong Kong, followed by IT specialists and engineers.
Omron’s regional head of robotics, Swaminathan Ramamurthy, discusses the potential and current reality of robots in the manufacturing workforce.
Foreign workers in Qatar will no longer need controversial exit permits from their employers to leave the country.
According to a new, global survey, only 20% of employees have what it takes to thrive and survive in Industry 4.0.
As Pang Yee Beng – Senior Vice President for South Asia and Korea at Dell EMC – points out, the devil is in the details.
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A new agreement between Myanmar and Thailand will provide a legal pathway for trained fisheries workers to gain employment in Thailand.
It is up to HR professionals to ensure their organisations don’t get left behind in the data-driven future. Here’s a basic how-to to get started.
Thousands of Indian workers took to the streets of New Delhi in a protest against “anti-people policies”.
A new study finds that many business leaders are optimistic about the impact of artificial intelligence on the future of work.
The incoming government of Cambodia is looking to start with a clean slate, and bring the country’s youth into the fold.
China’s efforts to recruit Taiwanese engineers — via above-market benefits packages — are beginning to pay off handsomely.
Prolonged noise pollution at the workplace seems to be giving rise to hearing loss issues among some workers and workplaces in Malaysia.
When the need for good workplace ergonomics is met, workplace safety and productivity are maximised.
Laurence Smith offers twelve questions to help pinpoint your organisations point on the vital journey to digital transformation
The Alibaba Talent Programme aims to develop the next generation of technology-focused and innovative PhD candidates.
South Korea’s biggest companies are expected to ramp up their hiring plans over September and the fourth quarter of this year.
Expatriating or relocating your employees comes with a unique set of challenges – not least of which is the health aspect.
Poor job perception is making it harder for businesses to bring in fresh blood at the specialist and middle management levels.
A further 10,000 Singaporeans, from students to working adults, will also be equipped with AI skills as part of the AI for Everyone programme.