Japanese officials have long been strictly forbidden from taking on second jobs. But not anymore, as the government looks to relieve labour shortages.
Like it or not, office politics are part and parcel of work. But what can we do to better manage or better still, avoid it?
Japanese managers are experiencing "intense stress" in working with foreign employees and are willing to quit their job because of that.
HR Tech columnist Steve Boese looks into the crystal ball to see what are the latest trends that will dominate HR technology in 2020.
Employees in Asia have the longest working hours globally but it has come at a price of productivity and ill health. Find out which countries top the charts.
Microsoft and PayPal are two companies that have decided to give their employees something very precious this festive season – time.
More than 1,000 employees were flown into Singapore representing 23 countries for DHL’s football tournament.
Alliance Healthcare won the Best Corporate Healthcare Solution gold prize at the 2019 Readers Choice Awards.
Sleeping at work tends to be frowned upon. But studies have shown there are many benefits in allowing employees to take short naps at work.
Fullerton Healthcare was named Best Corporate Healthcare Group in the 2019 Readers Choice Awards last month.
The wearable technology is growing in popularity but many fear what will happen to the data collected.
The founder and managing director of EtonHouse International explains the similarities between nurturing staff and students.
Companies are taking on more responsibility to supervise their employees’ diets when at work to help them make healthy choices.
The largest employer in the US will road-test a suite of new health benefits, including access to featured providers.
Working four days a week has been trialled and tested in many countries, governments and companies with mixed results.
This week's HRM Five is guest-written by Professor Aarti Ramaswami, a senior academic with the ESSEC Business School in Asia-Pacific.
A frank leader on ageing employees, countries vying for China's business; and overworked workers in Southeast Asia dominated the top news last month.
But simply listening to employees makes them far more engaged and leads to a significant reduction in burnout, according to new report from O.C. Tanner.
Being work-driven, goal-orientated, spending longer hours at work and stress are major triggers, according to medical experts.
The world of work has become an intense, stress inducing environment of near constant connection. Patrick Graham has this advice for staff wellbeing.
The Asia region is expected to see a significant rise in medical benefit costs, although they will vary vastly from country to country.
The future of education has to be much more interactive and collaborative, believes the Center for Creative Leadership.
Millennials will form 50% of the workforce by 2020 so it is essential to know what makes them tick so the working experience is smooth.
The coffee giant will bring in a raft of improvements to lure workers and streamline mundane tasks amid aggressive competition.
The accounting software provider's Chief People Officer and CEO work hand-in-hand to meet workforce needs.
The new "lyf" living space has been created for millennials, by the "millennial-minded". Ascott is now keen to launch the brand across the globe.
Thousands of workers stranded as pilots of British carrier go on strike seeking higher pay through profit sharing.
Three of the top 10 countries who work the longest hours are in this region with Singapore and Thailand not far behind.
Malaysia tells its workers that they should not expect benefits such as flexible work arrangements and childcare leave.
Shopee moves to new headquarters in Singapore, as Asia's Silicon Valley houses expanding technology talent.