This is to prevent instances where employees may be terminated but rehired by employers looking to reduce costs, said the Ministry of Manpower.
Besides monetary rewards, organisations are also offering more work flexibility in a bid to attract and retain the best talent.
Calls for a living wage in Metro Manila have intensified as labour groups demand the minimum wage to be increased to PHP1,140 (US$21.01).
Deliberately or otherwise, managers are more inclined to turn to employees they deem as loyal to complete additional job tasks.
Prime Minister Fumio Kishida has outlined potential measures to push for higher take-up of paternity leave among male employees in the country.
Perceptions on pay, rather than income level, is also a significant factor impacting the job satisfaction of employees.
A bill has been passed to establish the permanent functions and governance arrangements for the newly established Jobs and Skills Australia agency.
Managers contacting remote employees outside designated working hours is causing stress and burning out employees.
Cultivating a sustainability culture and offering upskilling opportunities can encourage employees from all job roles to drive sustainability initiatives.
Despite a tight labour market, organisations in Indonesia are focused on improving the employee experience and redesigning talent processes in 2023.
Women in India who seek careers, particularly those in male-dominated professions, face more discrimination when looking for a marriage partner.
The AHDO Human Development Summit will be held on May 11 during HR Tech Festival Asia 2023 to discuss human development in ASEAN.
Organisations in Japan have heeded calls from the government to raise wages to help employees manage rising living costs.
Younger public employees prefer to eat alone and are less receptive to communal lunch gatherings, while senior public employees seek solitude.
Singapore's youth unemployment rate fell due to changes in job preferences and education priorities, according to the Ministry of Manpower.
IHH Healthcare has invested in Intellect, with the firms co-developing and customising programmes to support total wellbeing across the region.
To meet deadlines, employees are not taking enough breaks to alleviate the stress and fatigue they are facing at work.
Many employees have opposed the Ministry of Employment and Labour's proposal to increase the weekly maximum work hours to 69 hours.
Average regular wage increased 2.3% year-on-year in January 2023, despite inflation raising the consumer price index.
In his new role, Sekiguchi will oversee Nissan’s business performance and brand development in South-East Asia.
The HR profession in Australia is also shifting towards an advisory role, with line managers assuming traditional HR responsibilities.
Hybrid employees have more time to engage in activities that improve their health and wellbeing, in turn making themselves more productive at work.
Organisations may need to do more to prevent new hires from taking the increasingly common route of returning to their previous employers.
With his extensive experience and sales and leadership, Fitzgerald is committed to empowering organisations to manage HR and payroll effectively.
Women who display adaptive team member behaviour are recognised more than men, a University of Western Australia study has found.
Participants to a study felt more connected to toy-like robots acting as mental wellbeing coaches, in comparison to humanoid-like robots.
Hiring persons with disabilities can positively impact workplace culture and bring financial benefits to organisations, says a government body in Australia.
Young employees want their employers to implement authentic and effective mental health initiatives as a condition to stay.
Taiwan’s female labour force participation trails behind countries like Japan and South Korea, partly due to negative public perception of part-time jobs.
Criticism and doubts have been raised over the feasibility of longer work hours and vacations in a proposal pushing for a new working hour system.