The training programmes may also need to focus on promoting livelihoods and self-employment skills in rural areas, said the World Bank
Although employment has recovered 90% of the fall from March to May, the recovery in part-time employment has outpaced full-time employment.
Twenty-nine organisations from the Trade Associations & Chambers (TACs) have pledged their support for fair hiring and employment practices.
John Sumser explains why organisations need to priortise health and safety as they explore approaches to create business continuity.
An OECD report has calculated that by 2050, Japan’s working-age population would have declined to 61.8%.
Senior minister Tharman Shanmugaratnam said the country needs to raise the salaries of workers at the bottom of the ladder.
Looking ahead to 2021, global industry analyst and dean of the Josh Bersin Academy, Josh Bersin, highlights some of the key lessons HR learnt in 2020.
The country aims to tap into the Singapore workforce, instead of relaxing its foreign worker policy, says minister.
Malaysia's leading property developer sees their employees' mental wellbeing as a priority.
HRM Asia talks to some of the leading HR thought leaders on how organisations can make a successful transition into 2021.
Hong Kong's government is offering companies a grant of HK$10,000 (US$1,290) for each recent college graduate they employ.
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.
Australians need to change what, when and how they learn to prepare for the workplace of the future.
Workers who are not vaccinated will not need to have a change of job scope, says health minister.
The government also plans to support smaller businesses, offer tax incentives to increase hiring, and support sectors that were severely retrenched.
Employers or employees may now be represented by any person of their choice, excluding lawyers, during dispute processes.
A joint initiative by the Ministry of Commerce (MoC) and UN Development Programme (UNDP) will boost the kingdom’s e-commerce drive and create jobs.
The revised law would allow fathers to take a total of four weeks off, and give a shorter notice of their leave to their employers.
Trade and industry minister Chan Chun Sing said equipping workers with skills for the future is crucial in managing wage disparity in the country.
The new ruling takes effect on March 1, 2021, and will require HR agencies to secure the protection of their candidate’s personal information.
Rachele Focardi, a global thought-leader, highlights the importance of intergenerational collaboration.
Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) has set up the Japan Platform for Migrant Workers towards Responsible and Inclusive Society (JP Mirai) to support foreign workers.
In his new book, Dr Bob Aubrey highlights the importance of human development as a professional field.
The large, public settlement could be a bellwether for how other companies address diversity, writes HRE's Jen Colletta.
At CHRO Online Singapore, speakers from BPP, Achievers and ADP will examine the challenges and opportunities facing organisations in 2021.
Singapore has been ranked ninth in 2020’s list of the most competitive countries for talent globally, by the IMD World Competitiveness Centre.
Speaking with HRM Asia, Mastercard’s Amanda Gervay highlights how the company builds long-term success through demonstrating workforce agility.
Jason Averbook, who will be a keynote speaker at CHRO Online Series 2020, describes the four pillars that will support a Digital Vision.
At the recently concluded virtual US HR Tech Conference 2020, industry leaders explored the challenges of 2020 and the opportunities to come.
At the virtual US HR Tech Conference 2020, which is taking place from October 27-30, leaders from Cornerstone shared insights on how HR can keep up with rapid-fire change.