Improving workplace amenities is one measure organisations in Malaysia can implement to encourage more women to return to the workforce.
Dubbed “The Gift”, this initiative aims to revolutionise work practices, boost productivity, and prioritise employee wellbeing.
A 5% salary hike should be a bare minimum and better-performing firms should pay their employees more, said the country’s largest labour union.
Employees working in the state capital are now some of the highest-earning in the country, according to the Delhi state government.
Female employees are more likely than their male counterparts to work less than 40 hours in a week, according to Stats NZ.
South Korea’s Minister of Employment and Labour has urged firms to be ready for new technologies and has pledged more support for employees.
A new initiative looks to help employers better support employees who also have caregiving responsibilities alongside their paid jobs.
The country ranks high on digital and physical infrastructure, but is found wanting when it comes to metrics such as economic safety and cost of living.
Start-up founders with distinct personalities are more likely to succeed, and diverse founding teams further increase the odds.
To enhance the country's labour force, the government is focusing on faster, demand-driven, and inclusive skill development.
Amid a green job surge and skills shift, proactive measures are vital for Asia-Pacific’s low-carbon economy transition, ADB says.
With effect from January 2024, the National Skills Agreement will channel A$12.6 billion to expand access to quality training.
Malaysia’s private sector, despite experiencing strong profits, is urged to mirror the government's action and uplift employee salaries.
Strategic IT investments boost top-performing organisations, while AI reshapes customer and employee experiences.
Japan’s insufficient sleep crisis is linked to daytime fatigue, reduced focus, and severe conditions like depression and anxiety.
Efforts to boost the labour market in Malaysia will see a six-pronged solution to help increase employment for women, amongst other initiatives.
South Korea saw its employment rise for the second consecutive month this year, with a 1.1% increase in employment from the year before.
Organised by HRM Asia, the event gathers HR leaders in Indonesia to discuss how they can successfully navigate the future of HR in 2024 and beyond.
Having a degree or diploma is no longer the defining factor for a job seeker to gain employment, says Malaysia’s Economy Minister.
The progressive wage model will help drive employment and ensure renumeration improves for skilled employees, says Malaysia’s HR Minister.
Deeply entrenched traditional beliefs in Japan that colleagues are inconvenienced are discouraging some employees from taking annual leave.
To shatter stigma and foster inclusion in the workplace, a campaign has been launched to make mental health a strategic priority.
A progressive wage policy will ensure employees are fairly rewarded for their contributions, suggested Malaysia’s Economy Minister.
Labour groups in Thailand are supporting contract employees who want an end to short-term contract employment due to unequal treatment.
To help employees cope with raising costs of living, Myanmar has raised the minimum wage for the first time since 2018.
Digital watermarking will be prioritised to verify AI-generated content under a proposed AI code of conduct.
Toxic workplace relationships are pervasive in Australia, with more employees reporting experiencing bullying, harassment, or discrimination.
The rising sector is creating multiple job opportunities for tech employees and raising median wages in contrast to employees in other sectors.
Employer groups argue that attracting investments and creating jobs instead of raising wages is a better strategy.
Jobs of the future will be driven by digital technology and employees need to gain new skills to be part of this future, according to a Malaysian minister.