After a largely difficult and uncertain 2020, HR faces the challenge of reinvigorating employees, as well as helping their organisations develop strategies that will ensure success in 2021.
As more staff look for work online, companies are also starting to hire more freelancers to cut costs, in response to the pandemic.
The economic impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has affected the jobs of many Malaysians working in Singapore.
The Hong Kong carrier announced it will be changing the contracts of its pilots and cabin crew as part of its restructuring exercise.
Despite the lowest increment in a decade, Hong Hong employees can look forward to a slight pay rise next year.
According to a survey, approximately half want to quit within 10 years and less than 20% plan to stay with their employer until they retire.
Residents in Singapore are also the least optimistic when it comes to economic recovery in the next six months.
Shaakun Khanna, Oracle’s Head of HCM Applications Strategy, talks about how the workforce can navigate the new normal.
A survey by UOB also showed that older workers in Singapore are more worried about losing their jobs and becoming redundant in the job market.
Employees who are required to work from home during the conditional movement control order (CMCO) must be paid their full salaries.
The Hong Kong carrier is also planning to make changes to the contracts of its pilots and cabin crew as part of its restructuring.
Companies in Singapore have been given the green light to temporarily cut wages to avoid and minimize retrenchments.
Employees in the Philippines must be given their 13th month pay even if their companies are financially impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic.
In a bid to curb a further outbreak of COVID-19, companies in the "red zones" are urged to allow employees to work from home.
Besides reducing the risk of burnout, a "Right to Disconnect" law can also help to improve productivity, argued a Labour Minister in Singapore
Singapore Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat believes the system needs to be improved to better match job candidates to job vacancies.
The Law was passed amidst fierce opposition over its feared impact on the environment and labor rights in Indonesia.
Japan’s unemployment rate also went up to 3% for the first time in over three years, with the government urging firms to keep their workers.
The largest virtual gathering of HR professionals in the region saw over 5,000 attendees gleaned exclusive insights from 70 speakers.
The Southeast Asia nation's all-time highest unemployment rate remains at 4.8% during the SARS outbreak in September 2003.
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.
Three winners emerged at the HR Tech PitchFest 2020, which celebrates some of the most innovative solutions from HR tech start-ups in Asia.
The winners have been crowned for the HRM Asia Readers' Choice Awards 2020, which recognises the region's best HR partners and solution providers.
On Day 3 of the ASEAN Future of Work Track, government and industry leaders shared why agility and skills will be key for the region in its recovery.
Day 2 of the HR Tech Festival Asia Online 2020 saw female leaders share their experiences and challenges in driving digitalisation.
On Day 2, government and industry leaders discussed the role of HR and technology post COVID-19 at the ASEAN Future Of Work Track.
Be ready to be treated to an exciting line-up of speakers and sessions for Day 2 of the HR Tech Festival Asia Online 2020.
Government and industry leaders from Southeast Asia converged at the ASEAN Future of Work Track to discuss how the region can emerge stronger from the crisis.
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?