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.
Diversity is key to address the challenges facing the semiconductor industry, the inaugural Semiconductor Women’s Forum highlighted.
Singapore’s Manpower Minister also highlighted that a welcome change in the workplace would be having more women representation in company boards.
Women are more likely to be in vulnerable employment and also more likely to be in the category of unpaid contributing family worker.
The pandemic has not only worsened existing gender inequalities, but also created new ones, said the International Labour Organisation (ILO) in Vietnam.
The Workplace Gender Equality Agency (WGEA) has said the national gender pay gap decreased by 0.6 percentage points to 13.4% in the past six months.
With the revision, fathers can take leave in two batches, and will receive employment insurance benefits equivalent to 67% of their pre-leave wages.
Data showed that the average monthly income of South Korean workers increased by 4.1% in 2019 year-on-year due to a rise in minimum wage.
Organisations are beginning to redefine the role L&D plays in their organisations and how it relates to organisational success.
Taiwan’s average hourly gender pay gap fell from 17.1% in 2010 to 14% in 2020, which translates to a fall from 63 to 51 extra work days.
Rachele Focardi explains why generational diversity and inclusion is quickly becoming the hottest item on the agendas of CEOs and CHROs.
Leading up to Learning Technologies Asia, RedThread Research shared how the role of L&D is being redefined in a new world of work.
Based on the country’s present demographics, the working population is projected to increase by 12 million annually.
#BetterMe by AXA is designed to help build a healthier and more productive workforce.
Making it compulsory to use at least a third of shared parental leave will force fathers to be more involved in childcare, says the Shanghai Women’s Federation.
Learning Technologies Asia 2021 will examine how organisations can develop their learning strategies to stay ahead, innovate and grow.
This would encourage fathers to share care of the child, causing less disruption and long-term impact to women’s careers, she says.
The end goal is to have "greater porosity" between the public sector and the outside world, said Minister Chan Chun Sing.