With more employees transitioning from part-time to full-time jobs, more than three million women are now enjoying full-time employment.
Chosen ahead with external candidates with higher skills, internal candidates are also likely to show a higher level of effort after gaining promotion.
Layoff fears are driving employees to prioritise job stability over job hopping, with limited salary gains and increased stress serving as disincentives.
In the future of work, career flexibility is key, as is automating HR functions and exploring AI’s role in the workplace.
Employers are showing bias and offering leadership positions to job applicants with English names over other ethnic minorities.
With the evolution of the workplace, HR leaders must recognise and embrace both opportunities and challenges.
Day 2 of the HR Tech Festival Asia 2023 is jam-packed with presentations and innovations that will shape the way organisations work in 2023 and beyond.
Winners of the HR Tech Festival Asia 2023 were recognised for setting the benchmark of excellence and innovation in the HR industry.
The Monetary Authority of Singapore has predicted slower wage growth, with uneven sectoral growth and skills mismatch contributing to hiring challenges.
Employers need to find a more equal recruitment and promotion system to address inequalities in the workplace arising from men’s overconfidence.
A new report shows that creativity can be inculcated in employees lower in power when they are given time to engage in it more than once.
More organisations are now pivoting to a skills-based approach to people strategy, and are utilising AI and ML to meet the skills challenge.
Rob Squires, VP, Regional Head of Asia and Japan, Ceridian, explains how organisations can cultivate a culture that allows their employees to thrive.
Shifting to job-based employment helps firms identify desired skills and provides employees with opportunities for career advancements.
Cornerstone OnDemand’s new Opportunity Marketplace harnesses AI and transformational design to foster an agile and adaptable workforce.
As working parents juggle work and parental obligations, more working parents in the UK want the option to work flexibly.
In the face of labour shortages, Japan wants to reverse the decline in the birth rate while remaining cautious about long-term reliance on immigration.
Employers in Singapore are more likely to financially support the training needs of employees who are more educated, a new study has found.
With the right support, remote and in-office employees can perform tasks of similar quality and quantity, according to the University of Missouri.
Aspirations for flexible work arrangements and a better quality of life are motivators for New Zealanders to choose to work from home.
Jane Lee, Head of Asia-Pacific Sales at Remote, highlights the importance of building a global talent marketplace to attract and retain the best talent.
A group of employees have rallied behind the call to return to office, after a bigger group had rejected Amazon’s attempts to wind down remote work.
Urging compliance, Malaysia’s HR Minister has also called for better salaries to keep high-skilled employees in the country.
Employees who participated in a four-day work week trial want the arrangement to stay and their employers are ready to oblige.
Nearly 94% of university graduates in Singapore secured employment within six months of graduation in 2022, of which 87.5% were full-time roles.
Global hiring grew across many regions in the world, with the majority of job roles designed to be performed remotely, according to a new Deel report.
Walmart’s technology employees face relocation and more frequent in-person work as the retail giant closes offices in three cities.
Flexibility working is crucial for retaining employees, but they need more control over their working arrangements to make the most of hybrid work.
Job growth in South Korea hit a two-year low in January 2023 with 411,000 jobs added, marking the smallest on-year growth since March 2021.
Despite a cautious approach to hiring, many organisations in India are expected to add to their headcount in 2023.