The Japanese government is planning to set a cap on the recruitment of foreign workers in the country's nursing facilities.
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The King Salman Energy Park will create 100,000 jobs, and contribute US$6 billion to Saudi Arabia's economy, once it is completed by 2021.
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According to a new report, a skills gap threatens the local banking industry.
Spending on public cloud services in Bahrain will almost quadruple in five years' time and create more than 5,600 jobs locally.
The online food aggregator will expand into 30 more cities in India, and plans to hire another 5,000 delivery partners.
China and the US are leading the way in AI employment globally, with China topping the list with just over 12,000 job listings.
Women are still under-represented in fields like STEM, especially in the Asia-Pacific. Here's how HR can help to promote diversity in such industries.
Southeast Asia’s hiring outlook in 2019 remains optimistic, as digitalisation and the region’s role as an industrial hub continue to grow.
Cybersecurity is an issue facing all organisations trying to keep up with the digital age, but there is a shortage of skilled talent to address this need.
Industrialisation efforts will create jobs in Sabah, Malaysia, as government looks to attract industry players to set up factories and plants.
The International Islamic University Islamabad in Pakistan has launched an online job portal, making it the first to implement such an initiative locally.
In a highly competitive talent market, a strong employer brand is imperative component of a long-term talent strategy, writes Sam Neo.
The chairman of Hon Hai, better known as Foxconn, has brushed off reports of massive layoffs at the electronics manufacturing giant.
Grace Kerrison, Managing Director of Pymetrics in Asia-Pacific, says artificial intelligence can help solve the challenge of recruiting with zero bias.
A survey by HSBC has found that a quarter of Hong Kong women would sacrifice their career for their children.
IKEA Group plans to cut 7,500 administrative jobs worldwide, in which the expected redundancies consist of 5% of the company's current workforce.
Chinese institutions have done well in producing graduates ready for worldwide employability in Asia, next to Singapore, Japan, and South Korea.
A Chinese steel company will set up in Mindanao, Philippines and thereby create 50,000 jobs in the country.
Thousands of foreign intern have quit Japanese jobs in the last two years alone, and only a few want to continue working in the country.
The Internet economy is set to create 1.7 million full-time jobs in Southeast Asia by 2025, three times the number in 2018.
The restrictions on cheap foreign labour has forced companies to invest in technology and other productivity-boosting measures.
Most Vietnamese workers want to switch jobs in 2019 due to a lack of career advancement, according to a survey.
Japan is expecting up to 340,000 foreign workers in the next five years in order to tackle the serious local talent shortage in the country.
South Korea's jobless rate increases in October, as dismal job conditions continue in the retail and hospitality sector.
Companies in the United Arab Emirates are looking beyond Europe and the US to attract skilled staff into the country.
India has seen a surge in talent demand in various industries including Automobile, Infrastructure, Logistics, and Supply Chain Management.
Honda has established a new factory in Bangladesh and believes that the motorcycle industry will further contribute to the national economy.