Jason Averbook will be a keynote speaker at the virtual US HR Tech Conference 2020, which is taking place from October 27-30.
Despite the impact of the COVID-19, Vietnam and Myanmar are the only two countries in ASEAN that are expected to register positive growth this year.
The move comes as about 90,000 businesses in the country remain closed due to the COVID-19 lockdown imposed by the government.
The latest tranche of payouts in the Jobs Support Scheme is designed primarily to help employers pay the wages of about 1.9 million local employees.
SMEs can receive up to a maximum of RM$5,000 to support their investment in digitisation, as Malaysia looks to speed up digital transformation.
A new scheme will allow tourists to visit designated areas within some Thai provinces as the country prepares to allow more tourists back into the country.
The phased reopening of the economy following Singapore’s circuit breaker is helping the recovery efforts of some sectors.
Only 21% of the job and training opportunities available in the retail sector since April this year have been taken up, says Singapore’s MOM.
The reimposing of the conditional movement control order will curb a number of activities in states such as Kuala Lumpur and Selangor.
The country’s GDP is likely to return to pre-pandemic level only in 2022, the World Bank has predicted.
A survey commissioned by the Straits Times highlighted that the majority of Singapore’s workforce do not wish to return to the office.
An e-book from Rizing examines how organisations can overcome the stagnation of payroll, as they look to better engage their workforce.
The Monetary Authority of Singapore has moved to allow SMEs facing cashflow difficulties to defer their loan repayments until 2021.
Dell Technologies’ Eric Goh discusses with HRM Asia the emergence of Gen Z-ers in the workforce, and how organisations can future-proof employee skills in a digital world.
The Indonesian government is also pushing ahead with a proposed new bill that will make the country more investor-friendly.
More than 100 companies in Thailand have pledged to help the United Nations bridge the gender equality gap in the country.
The Ministry of Manpower also reported that 9,000 opportunities were offered in the same period.
The discussion on Day 3 centered around how organisations can build resiliency and effectiveness.
With a return to a work environment pre-pandemic looking increasingly unlikely, organistions need to start planning for workplaces of the future.
In planning for their recovery from the pandemic, companies need to consider not only L&D needs, but also issues such as upskilling.
Day 3 will feature speakers such as Brian Sommer and John Sumser, as well as the winners of HR Tech PitchFest 2020.
How organisations can successfully navigate a new era of HR and the workplace was one of the most keenly discussed topics on Day 1.
In planning their recovery from the pandemic, what are some of the key characteristics that organisations should be demonstrating?
The judges of HR Fest Awards 2020 provide some insights into how this year’s winners were chosen.
Critics say that the proposed bill will cut severance benefits and revise rules on outsourcing, while having a negative impact on the environment.
New measures announced by the Malaysian government will help preserve more jobs, says the SME Association of Malaysia.
The latest injection of cash aid by the Thai government aims to boost the economy and preserve jobs.
A 3-week bootcamp organised by the Indonesian government aims to help prepare SMEs to go digital, an initiative key to the country’s economic recovery.
More micro, small and medium businesses have been forced to temporarily close in the Philippines than any other country in ASEAN.
New measures by the Hong Kong government include the raising of loan caps for SMEs, as well as an extended repayment period.