While top organisations have been successful in reducing pay gaps, disparities remain in the mining, retail, and professional sectors.
The Japanese government is focused on accelerating wage growth and has vowed more support to help businesses cope.
Millennials and Gen Z employees can grow into great leaders if organisations understand their priorities and what they care about in the workplace.
New programmes and initiatives such as the Enabling Employment Credit have been essential in helping more disabled people get employed.
Citing reasons such as better employee match and understanding of organisational style, more firms in Japan are welcoming back ex-employees.
Leveraging Workday Human Capital Management ushers in a new era of streamlined HR processes and data-driven decision-making for Jabil.
The initiative has aided 62,000 apprentices and bridged skills gaps while bringing mutual benefits for jobseekers and organisations.
The newly launched iESG Framework aims to expedite sustainability goals within seven years, with Phase 1.0 spanning from 2024 to 2026.
Economists and employer groups are cautioning that an excessive minimum wage raise will be detrimental for both employers and employees alike.
Bigger organisations are more likely to hire women in comparison to smaller ones, and one of the reasons is due to non-wage benefits.
To ensure compliance with the return-to-office mandate, Amazon employees will reportedly be monitored by individual badge swipes into buildings.
The rising influence of AI is prompting Indonesia to prioritise workforce development, particularly the upskilling and reskilling of employees.
The labour movement has called for more support to help low-wage employees overcome respect issues, stagnant wages, and limited training opportunities.
Tata Consultancy Services has reportedly told employees that they will need to be physically in offices for the entire workweek.
The Malaysian Employers Federation has encouraged employees to upgrade their skills as more firms embrace new technologies in the workplace.
A focus on women’s unique qualities should be promoted in leadership to boost productivity and economic inclusiveness, says the Manpower Minister.
Singapore’s upcoming Workplace Fairness Legislation is heralding a key workplace shift, prompting a focus on equitable workplaces.
Tate will be coming onboard the position at Workday to oversee the region of Asia-Pacific, with effect from November 6, 2023.
Asia’s largest HR and work tech conference examined post-pandemic workforce challenges and offered key insights for HR leaders to grow their organisation.
As South Korea’s elderly population surges, financial hardship is becoming a pressing issue, particularly among those aged 65 or older.
MSMEs are also set to benefit from the new law by receiving more support to invest in areas such as digital technologies.
More transparency is needed to ensure proposed cash incentives are not abused and are properly utilised, employers argue.
More employees are seeking better career opportunities by moving overseas, and employers can do more to retain their best talent.
HR dynamics and the distributed workforce dominated at a recent Darwinbox roundtable, sparking discussion around reimagining productivity.
More government-funded aid is in the pipeline to support displaced employees, with an emphasis on skills development and job search.
The Progressive Wage Policy aims to enhance workforce productivity through skills training, benefitting both employees and employers.
A new project launched by Rothman & Roman aims to present the best employee engagement and communication practices in Singapore.
More organisations are introducing diverse work styles, including hybrid and mobile work, to enhance employee satisfaction.
You can still register for the highly anticipated HR Tech Fest Connect 2023, which is taking place on Wednesday, September 2023!
With encouragement from the government, two groups of employees have emerged as most likely to seek secondary jobs in Japan.