Half of those laid off were from the greater Kuala Lumpur area of Klang Valley, according to the country's HR minister.
As 2018 draws to a close, here's a holiday gift from HRM Magazine Asia to our readers: a free 2019 printable calendar!
Industry analyst Josh Bersin compiled an comprehensive report on the global HR Technology market, exclusively for HR Festival Asia delegates.
Southeast Asia’s hiring outlook in 2019 remains optimistic, as digitalisation and the region’s role as an industrial hub continue to grow.
Industrialisation efforts will create jobs in Sabah, Malaysia, as government looks to attract industry players to set up factories and plants.
Take a seat at the board table, and ultimate responsibility for all Asia-Pacific people matters across this large, international law firm.
Effective software is an important part of building talent engagement today. But it's definitely not the only requirement.
Check out what caught readers' attention over the month of November, from Elon Musk smoking marijuana, to Singapore's best workplaces.
The Institute for HR Professionals aimed to inspire some high-level thinking on today’s challenges for workforce managers.
The New Paper Big Walk 2018 in Singapore welcomed more than 1,000 participants to walk in support of building fair and inclusive workplaces for all.
The restrictions on cheap foreign labour has forced companies to invest in technology and other productivity-boosting measures.
Some 60 "champions of good" in Singapore's business world have been commended for driving corporate stewardship and social impact.
In the second part of this exclusive interview, Bosch Southeast Asia's HR Director explains how the company looks to the future.
Using technology to impact society is a team effort at Bosch, where each employee is a key part of the company’s transformation journey.
The Minister for Manpower says HR leaders have an important role in raising the living standards of the country’s working poor.
HRM Magazine Asia picked up the silver prize for Best Trade Media at the inaugural Asia-Pacific Publishing Awards.
Talent management software is a complex ecosystem, as delegates to this cluster of the HR Tech Think Tank discovered.
Check out what caught readers' attention over the month of October, from hi-tech staff lounges to the HRM Asia Watch List.
RISQ Group has snagged the Best Background Screening Provider award for the second year in a row.
Don’t miss out on this game-changing conference and expo, which is set to redefine HR thought leadership for the new world of work.
However, budget constraints, lack of adequate talent, and outdated or unsuitable infrastructure are still hindering technology adoption.
Niche consultancy Talent Mobility Asia has won the Best Talent Mobility Provider trophy at this year's Readers' Choice Awards.
Our final list is a diverse showcase of HR leaders who are on clear upward trajectories towards increasingly strategic and far-reaching roles.
There will be a focus on improving labour efficiency and productivity, enhancing access to quality education and training.
Equarius Hotel, part of the Resorts World Sentosa complex, was named the Best Business Hotel in the 2018 Readers' Choice Awards.
Oakwood Hotel and Residence Sri Racha was named the best corporate-level MICE player in Southeast Asia, in a first for the Readers’ Choice Awards.
TrainingGearAsia was a worthy winner of this new category, giving the company a record three Readers’ Choice Awards in 2018.
Fullerton Health outscored its rivals to claim the Best Corporate Wellness Provider trophy at the HRM Asia Readers' Choice Awards in 2018
Resorts World Sentosa celebrated two awards at the Readers' Choice Awards in 2018. The first was for Best Corporate MICE Venue.
The Head of Employee Experience at Malaysian telecom Maxis is a digital transformation specialist with a string of successes.