This is in line with a 17.1% contraction of the economy in the same quarter, as total hours worked dropped because of COVID-19.
As South Korea grapples with a second COVID-19 wave, many companies are having to make remote working a priority.
Companies operating in Singapore have called on more flexibility to be exercised where work arrangements are concerned.
Japan’s economy minister also called on business leaders to comply with COVID-19 prevention guidelines.
85% of the IT workforce in India have been working from home since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic.
With organisations needing to improve their employee communications in the wake of COVID-19, Josh Bersin offers some tips.
Amazon corporate employees will be allowed to continue working from home until January 8, as tech companies continue to implement remote working.
In his upcoming new book, Laurence Smith charts the top 10 things leaders should do to turn crisis into opportunity.
Countries such as Indonesia and Vietnam are experiencing some of the highest number of mining attempts globally.
In terms of crisis, communication is key for any organisation and HR needs to own and drive the process, writes Jason Averbook.
A proposed new bill will require employers to offer work-from-home arrangements for their employees, and comes as lockdown measures continue.
Will the appeal of wearables grow as social distancing measures need to be adhered to as companies return to the workplace?
US-based Futurist & Technology, Commentator John Sumser shares some ways on how we can reflect on our HR ethics.
The majority of employees from India’s top three IT companies are continuing to work from home as India’s Unlock 1 phase kicks into effect.
Audrey Cheong, Managing Director, FedEx Singapore, shares the leadership lessons she has learned in logistics and the crucial role they have played during COVID-19
Speaking exclusively at HR Tech Fest Connect 2020, John Sumser described the “incredible opportunity” for companies to build a fully data-driven decision process for the future.
The companies are recognised for their business integrity and corporate citizenship after being named in the 2020 World’s Most Ethical Companies list.
Around 7,000 food delivery riders have been affected by zero-tolerance policy on riding on Singapore’s footpaths.
Disgruntled staff are seeking revenge in creative ways by targeting technology and data to sabotage the workplace.
Authorities in China are doubling down on national efforts to eradicate wage defaults across the economy.
The Italian capital was hit by multiple public sector strike actions, as trade unionists continue their fight against the new Mayor.
Paternity leave is guaranteed under Japanese law, but few employees attempt to utilise it. One Canadian expat says that led to an uncomfortable workplace.
Investment bank JP Morgan finds itself in the spotlight as footage of employee clashing with security guard goes viral in Singapore.
WIth membership representing two thirds of the regional population, the ASEAN Human Development Organisation is flourishing.
The British bank pays US$6.3 million to settle a SEC investigation into hiring friends and family of foreign officials in Asia-Pacific.
Employees at Thomas Cook are worst hit in the mismanagement fiasco, and took to social media to air grievances.
Australia continues to lead the region with nine companies ranked among the world's top 100 most diversity-focused organisations.
In the age of disruption, jobs should be reinvented rather than eliminated as human talent and expertise are still required.
The Hong Kong-based airline has issued a warning to staff as local protests escalate throughout the city and shut down the airport.