40% of employers have shut down certain aspects of their business, and 19% are considering doing so, according to new SHRM research.
The COVID-19 outbreak has further accelerated the demand for HR technologies, as Singapore enterprises look to digitise HR functions to support remote working.
Josh Bersin, Global Industry Analyst, and Dean of the Josh Bersin Academy, will discuss the impact of the global pandemic on the HR technology market.
Year-on-year declines in total employment and the labour force widened further to 3.6% and 2.2% respectively, both the largest on record.
Introduced on April 1, the Wage Subsidy Scheme is an extension of Malaysia’s employment retention programme announced in the Economic Stimulus Package 2020 on March 16.
The appointment of Martin Chee, says IBM Singapore, further demonstrates the company’s commitment to advancing the digital transformation journey in Singapore.
The COVID-19 outbreak has created a wave of remote working around the world – will this herald a permanent shift in how we work?
EXCLUSIVE: Maintaining proactive, transparent and open communication is key for the Refinitiv community as the company manages its remote working workforce now, and beyond the COVID-19 outbreak.
COVID-19 has allowed many dads in Australia to spend more time with their families, while working from home, a new research has found, while urging more to be done to support flexi-work arrangements.
More jobs are likely to be threatened this year, as IMF warns that the world economy is heading for its worst recession since the Great Depression in the 1930s.
EXCLUSIVE: Through a culture of learning, Senoko Energy encourages openness and dynamism, and helps its workforce prepare for future demands
The 2-day virtual conference will concentrate on the core areas of Leadership, Technologies, Communications, Recruitment and Wellbeing.
Since 2014, DHL Express Asia Pacific has received 245 awards for its workplace and corporate culture, including 53 in 2019.
New report from the International Labour Organisation warns that 195 million jobs worldwide could be wiped out because of COVID-19.
Tate, an Industry veteran, has worked in technology for 25 years, representing brands such as SAP, Dell EMC and Hummingbird.
Employees who are infected with COVID-19 due to direct exposure to the disease from their nature of work can now claim for compensation.
DBS, for instance, will progressively close 29 branches till May 4, in line with Singapore’s circuit breaker measures.
COVID-19 is putting a huge strain on employers and individuals, leading to a heavier burden on mental health, report cautioned.
S$5.1 billion “Solidarity Budget” will allocate S$4 billion to provide businesses and workers with additional support.
From April 7 to 4 May, all workplaces, except essential services providers such as food establishments, supermarkets and clinics, will be closed in Singapore.
New report from Asian Development Bank predicts slowest growth in developing economies in the region since 1997 Asian financial crisis.
As part of her research into a new book, generational expert Rachele Focardi has launched a survey to understand people’s experience of working in a multi-generational environment.
These COVID-19 measures include financial assistance for staff affected by Malaysia’s MCO, reimbursement for those serving stay-home notice and vouchers for frontline staff.
Almost 35 million people would remain mired in poverty as COVID-19 forces an economic meltdown across East Asia and the Pacific, warned the World Bank in an economic update.
Pay cuts and retrenchment should not be Singapore companies’ first course of action in dealing with COVID-19, said the National Wages Council.
New pulse survey from Aon examines the workplace, HR and compensation policies being put in place by companies in Asia-Pacific as they look to keep employees safe and adjust to an increasingly volatile market.
Swift relief measures are needed to safeguard airport jobs and connectivity as the airport industry continues to flounder, urged the Airports Council International Asia-Pacific.
The Singapore media organisation says this is an “expression of sympathy and solidarity with fellow Singaporeans facing the threat of the COVID-19 pandemic.”
More than one-third of the Resilience Budget will be dedicated to saving jobs and supporting workers during the COVID-19 outbreak.
Gartner identifies six initiatives HR can undertake to help managers maintain employee performance and engagement during the COVID-19 outbreak