This is to prevent instances where employees may be terminated but rehired by employers looking to reduce costs, said the Ministry of Manpower.
A bill has been passed to establish the permanent functions and governance arrangements for the newly established Jobs and Skills Australia agency.
Cultivating a sustainability culture and offering upskilling opportunities can encourage employees from all job roles to drive sustainability initiatives.
The HR profession in Australia is also shifting towards an advisory role, with line managers assuming traditional HR responsibilities.
Anjali Byce, Chief Human Resource Officer at STL, highlights some key measures HR leaders can take to attract and retain the best talent.
Organisations are providing learning opportunities and offering flexible work arrangements to keep their best employees.
Kawal Preet, President, Asia Pacific, Middle East, and Africa region, FedEx Express, calls for gender equity and equal opportunities for all in the workplace.
Australia has set targets to increase women’s participation in male-dominated industries to address skills shortages.
Taking a skills-based approach to investing in the future of employees is the best enabler to future-proof an organisation, says Anne Fulton.
Employees in Singapore have been encouraged to prioritise their career development by improving their skills to stay competitive and relevant.
Organisations that fail to listen to and address the concerns and challenges faced by employees are at risk of losing their best talent.
Dr Virgel C. Binghay, Co-Founding Member, AHDO Philippines, highlights how human development can be improved across organisations.
Employees in Malaysia have been urged to do their part to stay productive so that they can continue to contribute to their organisation’s success.
Singapore is considering initiatives and schemes that will provide wide-ranging support and opportunities for employees in the country.
Rachele Focardi, Founder of XYZ@Work, shares how organisations can build the workforce of the future through Next Generation Mobility.
Urging compliance, Malaysia’s HR Minister has also called for better salaries to keep high-skilled employees in the country.
Gavin Morse, Senior People Scientist, Culture Amp, shares how organisations can elevate employee experience to retain their best talent.
Josh Bersin highlights how organisations can embrace new approaches to L&D closely aligned with business and employee needs.
Ceridian's Rob Squires explains why organisations need a culture of change-readiness that is flexible enough to handle a variety of disruptions.
By creating age-inclusive work environments that supports training, organisations can retain more retirement-age employees.
Increasing paternity leave and establishing a new entity to support employee training are among the measures announced in Singapore’s Budget 2023.
While acknowledging its importance, cost and knowledge gaps are some reasons why employees and job skills have not engaged in skills training.
In response to workplace changes, the government is continuing to work with various stakeholders to find ways to improve employee resilience.
While business leaders acknowledge the potential benefits of the metaverse, concerns remain over issues such as skills training, privacy, and costs.
The National Australia Bank (NAB) has launched an in-house version of She Builds CloudUp programme to boost gender diversity in tech.
The Women of Colour Executive Leadership Programme is launched to help diverse women advance their careers.
More firms in Japan are allowing their employees to take on second jobs to foster skills development and gain opportunities for career advancement.
Kath Greenhough, APAC VP, Skillsoft, identifies the key strategies that can address the learning needs and styles of employees.
Juliana Tan, Human Resource Director, UNIQLO Singapore, shares the clothing apparel company’s strategies for creating a fulfilling work environment.
Josh Bersin provides his outlook on the areas in the HR technology market that will have the most growth potential in 2023.