Underperformance on DEI could have an adverse impact on organisations when it comes to recruitment and retention.
After a successful trial, 100 companies in the UK have decided to adopt the four-day workweek on a permanent basis.
While real median income increased from 2021, growth was tempered by the continuing impact of high inflation.
The government is aiming to bring at least 30 million MSMEs onboard the digital ecosystem by 2024 and to nurture more digital talents.
Employees in the country are convinced about the benefits of a shortened workweek and employers are ready to oblige.
On average, employees in South Korea start to earn more than they spend at age 27, before this turns into a deficit at age 61.
By the end of February 2023, Snapchat employees will be required to physically return to the office for at least four days a week.
A new bill strengthens the anti-discrimination provisions under the Labour Code of the Philippines to safeguard female employees.
The government is also continuing to introduce measures to encourage employers to increase wages for their employees.
When introduced, the new legislation will allow employees from across different workplaces to collectively negotiate pay rises.
The Employers’ Confederation of the Philippines has called on the government to provide more inclusive measures to manage economic problems.
Taking place on December 1, the CHRO Series Singapore will discuss topics such as building a talent management strategy that embraces innovation.
Offering flexibility at work is helping drive gender equality in Australia’s workplaces, says the Workplace Gender Equality Agency.
Uber Eats is challenging the decision, maintaining that delivery staff are not part of the labour force but are customers using the platform’s service.
While Asia-Pacific labour markets recorded a partial rebound from the pandemic, 2023 is expected to present challenges hindering a full recovery.
For mid-career employees, learning new skills has become increasingly important, and upskilling shows employers their willingness to learn.
In line with the current challenge of attracting and retaining the best talent, employers should consider strategies that address employees’ current needs.
In the government’s 2022 whitepaper, it was concluded that remote employees had more sleep hours, which reduces depression and anxiety.
In the Philippines, all businesses are obligated to pay their employees their 13th month’s salary by December 24, 2022.
The wage subsidies are available to local businesses experiencing revenue decline of 10% or more due to the pandemic.
This represents on-going efforts to provider better protection for the growing number of platform workers in the country.
Employees in Australia are clocking six weeks of unpaid overtime hours each year and are finding it hard to disconnect from work.
Employees can also expect their salaries to be further raised in 2023, predicted the Malaysian Employers Federation.
The World Economic Forum provides some tips for women to pitch ideas to management and claim credit for what they do in the workplace.
Companies operating in the Asia-Pacific region recognise that they need to improve their employee benefits strategy to hire and retain top talent.
By developing creative employees, organisations can help boost business productivity in more conventional roles like accounting and data analytics.
A number of unions are gearing up to campaign for both menstrual and menopause leave for female employees.
Ways to foster attractive workplaces include leveraging flexible work options to provide employees with more autonomy.
A project has been launched in Japan to encourage men to take the lead in eliminating gender disparities in workplaces.
Childcare has been cited as the main reason why married women in the country choose to leave the workforce.