Fathers will be able to take a total of four weeks off within eight weeks of their child’s birth, and can choose to split the period into two breaks.
With employee wellbeing a key priority for many organisations today, Microsoft Viva provides a new platform to elevate each employee’s experience.
Day 2 of HR Tech Fest Connect 2021 examined key workforce issues such as skills building, remote work management, leadership and employee wellbeing.
HR Tech Fest Connect 2021 continues with an in-depth look the key priorities and issues facing HR leaders in 2021.
Day 1 of HR Tech Fest Connect 2021 featured insightful discussions on topics such as employee engagement and strategic workforce planning.
Diana Spalding, Head of Apps, Oracle Singapore, explains why organisations need to look beyond old ways of working and create a workplace technocracy.
The launch of the national framework to measure workplace diversity, equity and inclusion will help organisations make changes to improve.
A Cabinet Office panel has concluded that a prolonged pandemic is likely to cause the gender gap to widen, and urged the government to act.
Senator Grace Poe has urged for educational programmes to help seniors work from home (WFH) instead of leaving their homes during the pandemic.
The Legislative Yuan has approved an amendment to an act that will lower requirements for foreign white-collar professionals seeking work in Taiwan.
Rachele Focardi explains why improving generational diversity is now key for workplace success.
Women, allies and organisations must come together to drive meaningful change for women in the workplace, Skillsoft has advocated in a report.
Treasurer Josh Frydenberg has scrapped the A$450 (US$354) a month threshold to pay mandatory super in the 2021 federal budget.
HR Tech Fest Connect 2021 will provide key insights that will allow organisations to plan for a successful workplace transformation.
The government’s subsidy programme has disbursed US$24 million to pregnant workers since its launch in January 2018.
The MyMudah platform, launched last July, aims to alleviate the economic impact of COVID-19 on local enterprises and international businesses.
To increase women’s participation in the workforce, the Australian government is considering increasing childcare subsidies in its upcoming budget.
Josh Bersin explains why the pandemic and its aftermath have highlighted the need for leaders who are empathetic, inclusive and highly flexible.
Some of the plans to help those with disabilities have already been rolled out in 2020, while more will be rolled out progressively from the second half of 2021.
At HR Tech Connect 2021, HR visionaries and experts like Anita Lettink and Josh Bersin will address the key priorities facing HR leaders in 2021.
More women were appointed to the boards of statutory boards, companies and Institutions of Public Character (IPCs) in 2020.
A new Achievers Workforce Institute report aims to help HR and business leaders connect the dots on engagement and retention to reduce turnover.
Kellogg picked the Achievers Employee Success Platform to redefine their recognition and rewards programme goals.
Wanita Industrial Malaysia (WIM), a trade union coalition representing female workers, has urged the government to mandate 98 days of maternity leave.
The labour force participation rate of women peaks between ages 25 and 29, before it plunges in the 30s as women leave work to care for their children.
Day 1 of Learning Technologies Asia 2021 highlighted issues such as reskilling and upskilling, as well as how organisations need to rethink employee engagement.
A recent webinar by Workday highlighted how a skilled and engaged workforce is key to building an agile organisation.
The development model that worked in the past for Malaysia is no longer enough for it to navigate to the next stage of its development, it added.
Measures include the implementation of a support programme for women on matters of hiring and promotion to upper management and executive roles.
A blanket increase of the retirement age to 65 and beyond could adversely impact the labour market, causing unemployment among younger workers.