Employers fear the new Wage Code could open the door to a greater number of employee complaints and unfounded prosecutions.
Incentives for staff to go healthy are now the trend, with plenty of long-term savings and productivity boosts for workforces that have a healthier edge.
Malaysian industries need to step up and take on the fourth Industrial Revolution, according to the International Data Corporation.
Thailand seeks to hire 180, 000 IT workers from India, while Indian tech companies are urged to expand to West.
Thai Airways union furious over plan to buy and lease more planes as seen to add strain to debt status.
Cathay Pacific CEO Rupert Hogg has resigned over the Hong Kong protests. the first casualty of China’s warning to the business sector.
Youth unemployment is high in China, India, and South Korea with the supply of graduates outpacing the number of new job vacancies being created.
The Hong Kong-based airline has issued a warning to staff as local protests escalate throughout the city and shut down the airport.
Singapore has presented SkillsFuture Employer Awards in recognition of employers who support life-long learning and retraining.
Shanghai and Beijing are losing their shine as cities of choice for graduates. Those in the know are choosing satellite and second-tier cities.
Companies in the US are gearing up to expand into Asian markets. They are in search of new talent, as well as customers.
The issue of contractors’ rights continues to stir in the Philippines, with the President blocking a bill that he once supported.
Singapore launches initiative to make hiring of foreign talent in the tech industry easier due to an industry-wide shortage.
Recruitment consultancy Hays has warned of the dangers of workaholic tendencies. These are rising due to the war for talent and technology.
Employees recognise there needs to be more collaboration between HR and IT, in order for digital transformation initiatives to take hold.
Indonesia is facing a talent crunch and businesses are enticing workers with attractive offerings beyond financial compensation, a new report has found.
The biggest stories of July included an in-depth look at people and culture within AirAsia, and the comprehensive restructure of Deutsche Bank.
Singapore’s unemployment rate rose to 3.1% in second quarter statistics released this month, following on from an increase in the first quarter.
Australia is planning new laws that allow for criminal penalties against businesses that underpay their staff or avoid statutory retirement benefits.
South Korea has moved to hold business owners more accountable for bullying within their workplaces.
Talents have cited Singapore as the best location for work in Asia. China has come in second, with Taiwanese and Hong Kong talent preferring it.
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.
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