Learning Technologies Asia 2021 will examine how organisations can develop their learning strategies to stay ahead, innovate and grow.
The government also aims to support business transformation, help older workers, and spur the hiring of locals this year.
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.
Ajay Sridharan, VP of Sales, India/South East Asia & Middle East, Degreed, provides insights on how organisations can support employee upskilling.
The Australian government is looking to allow employees to choose between increased take-home pay and higher pension contributions.
Singapore's priority is to build upon the skills and experience that workers have accumulated, while breaking down barriers to new jobs.
Rhys Hughes, Regional Vice-President of Sumtotal, highlights why organisations should empower their employees to thrive during uncertainty.
Labour MP Patrick Tay has said the country needs more formal labour laws instead of mere advisories and guidelines to protect local workers.
Investing in local talent and equipping them with skills relevant to a changing economy will help workers thrive and address the tech skills shortage.
Rosie Cairnes, Regional Vice-President, Skillsoft Asia Pacific, details how organisations can drive learner engagement during uncertainty.
Organisations are beginning to redefine the role L&D plays in their organisations and how it relates to organisational success.
The revised Holidays Act will provide clarity to employers and help employees receive their leave entitlements.
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.
A new CCL report examines digital leadership in Singapore and highlights the need for improved digital transformation management.
Derick Teo, Director, Enterprise Go-Digital Solutions, BIPO, shares his observations and insights on why building an employee-first culture is critical.
#BetterMe by AXA is designed to help build a healthier and more productive workforce.
Yayasan Peneraju, an initiative to strengthen the capacity of bumiputeras (local Malays), has trained and certified over 36,000 bumiputeras since 2012.
Organisations also need to update their indicators for the new normal, and make data-driven decisions to inform their HR strategy.
The government has relaxed its labour code that explicitly forbids workers "to have their meals inside work premises".
This would encourage fathers to share care of the child, causing less disruption and long-term impact to women’s careers, she says.
Employers Confederation of the Philippines (ECOP) believes that raising daily wages by P100 (US$2.1) will likely result in more unemployment.
Labour and employment secretary Apurva Chandra said the new labour codes would provide the flexibility of four working days in a week.
Most employers are not considering adjusting their staff’s salary even as remote working has become a trend.
This covers the country’s retail, fast food and warehouse workers, as well as those who work in aviation, arts and recreation, and tourism.
The Executive Yuan has passed a new Act to address the challenges of an ageing population and potential future labour shortages.
Working with Asia-Pacific's top organisations, Top Employers Institute is continuing to identify trends in HR strategies and workplace practices.
Multi-ministry COVID-19 taskforce co-chair and education minister Lawrence Wong has said a total work-from-home arrangement is “not doable”.
Skills enhancement would ensure that workers have the experience and skills needed for the Fourth Industrial Revolution.
A survey by the Ministry of Labour (MOL) found that 71.2% of workers were generally satisfied with their jobs, with 3.7% being dissatisfied.