HRM Asia Editorial Calendar 2024

Trending topics and exclusive insights from Asia

With change likely to remain a determining factor in the way we work in 2024, many organisations are beginning to consider the challenges and opportunities that a new paradigm of people and work is likely to bring. 

As organisations begin to develop people strategies that can succeed in a hybrid world of work, talent acquisition and retention, employee development and wellbeing, and leadership development, are just some of the key priorities for HR Leaders in 2024. 

For the last 22 years, HRM Asia has continued to support the HR community across Asia by bringing the latest news, trending topics and events from across the region. 

Each month, HRM Asia’s editorial team will explore and analyse these topics through informative and thought-provoking articles, case studies and webinars. 

We invite you to be part of the discussion on how Asia’s HR community can address the workforce trends that will continue to shape the world of work in 2024. 

January 2024 | Talent ecosystem: Harnessing employee's full potential

Organisations are looking for ways to attract, nurture, and maximise their human capital. Discover the secrets to building a strategic talent pipeline that identifies and develops high-potential individuals, creating an employer brand that resonates with the best in the industry, and leveraging technology to streamline your talent acquisition process.

Learn how to cultivate a culture of engagement and motivation, empowering your top performers to reach their full potential and contribute to the organisation’s success.

February 2024 | ESG in action: HR as the catalyst for sustainable success

The rise of Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) principles has transformed the business landscape, placing sustainability at the forefront of organisational strategy. HR, as the heart of the workforce, holds immense power to embed ESG principles into the fabric of an organisation.

This theme delves into the transformative role of HR as a proactive ESG champion, empowering organisations to achieve sustainable success. Uncover how HR can develop and implement green policies that drive long-term environmental benefits, optimise processes for resource efficiency, and craft transparent corporate responsibility statements that communicate ESG commitment with employees and stakeholders effectively.

March 2024 | Women’s empowerment in the workplace

In line with International Women’s Day 2024, HRM Asia is celebrating the strength, resilience, and accomplishments of women across diverse professional landscapes.

As more organisations look to bridge the gender equality gap and provide equal opportunities in the workplace, dive into inspiring stories of women breaking barriers in leadership roles as we explore the multifaceted aspects of women’s empowerment, providing insights into leadership, entrepreneurship, wellbeing, and advocacy.

April 2024 | HR technology: The next evolution

Embark on a journey to the forefront of HR, where technology is revolutionising the way organisations manage their most valuable asset: their people.

Explore the transformative power of technology in HR and uncover how it is empowering HR professionals to streamline processes, enhance employee experiences, and drive organisational success. As technology continues to reshape the landscape, HR professionals must adapt, innovate, and harness the power of technology to transform their organisation.

May 2024 | Leadership and change management

Organisations that thrive are those that can effectively navigate change, adapting their strategies, structures, and cultures to remain competitive and successful. At the heart of this transformative journey lies the power of leadership, the ability to inspire, guide, and empower individuals to embrace change and achieve collective goals.

Delve into the characteristics and competencies of exemplary change leaders, individuals who possess the vision, agility, and empathy to navigate complex transformation and foster a culture of adaptability within their organisations.

June 2024 | DE&I: What does the future hold?

Organisations are faced with an urgent call to foster a culture of diversity, equity, and inclusion, where employees from all backgrounds can thrive and contribute their unique perspectives.

Explore a spectrum of strategies and practices designed to empower organisations in their journey towards fostering DE&I. From building trust among diverse teams to expanding the talent pool, discover insights that contribute to the creation of a workplace that is not only safe but also empowers all employees to thrive. This cultivates an environment where every individual’s potential is recognised and harnessed for the collective betterment of the organisation.

July 2024 | Empowering lifelong learning in the workplace

Learning has transcended its traditional boundaries, becoming an ongoing journey of growth and transformation for both individuals and organisations. Discover how to culture a culture of lifelong learning within organisations, where continuous learning is not just an option but an essential element of success.

Leveraging on the right technology, uncover how to foster a growth mindset, encourage curiosity, and provide employees with the resources, opportunities, and support they need to pursue their learning aspirations. By embracing lifelong learning as a core principle, organisations empower their workforces to become catalysts for innovation, adaptability, and sustainable success.

August 2024 | EX as a driver of workforce transformation

The employee experience (EX) has emerged as a cornerstone of organisational success. It is not just about perks and benefits; it is about creating a workplace that fosters a sense of belonging, purpose, and growth.

This overarching exploration delves into the transformative shifts reshaping the workplace, emphasising the holistic wellbeing and engagement of employees. Explore the transformative impact of a well-designed workplace that promotes creativity, collaboration, and a sense of community.

September 2024 | Reimagining performance management

This theme delves into the intricacies of performance management in the modern workplace, exploring strategies to adapt evaluation approaches to ensure effective feedback and growth for all employees.

Discover how organisations can establish clear expectations and performance goals that align individual aspirations with organisational objectives, fostering a sense of ownership and engagement among employees. Uncover the power of technology in reinventing performance management, leveraging digital tools to facilitate communication, streamline processes, and provide personalised feedback mechanisms.

October 2024 | Wellness and mental health in the workplace

Prioritising the wellbeing of employees is no longer just a matter of social responsibility; it is a strategic imperative for organisational success. As the lines between work and personal life blur, and the demands on individuals continue to intensify, addressing the intertwined issues of wellness and mental health has become crucial for fostering a thriving and resilient workforce.

Embark on a journey to cultivate a workplace that prioritises employee wellbeing, exploring strategies to promote physical wellbeing, nurture mental health, enhance work-life balance, address workplace stressors, and cultivate a culture of wellbeing. Discover how organisations can reap the benefits, including increased productivity, reduced absenteeism, improved retention, enhanced reputation, and a more adaptable workforce.

November 2024 | Compensation and benefits 

Compensation and benefits play a pivotal role in achieving organisational success, serving as a tool to attract, engage, and reward employees.

Discover how organisations can design effective compensation structures that align with industry standards, performance, and organisational goals. Explore the various components of compensation, and how they can be tailored to meet the specific needs of an increasingly diverse workforce.

December 2024 Trends and predictions: What will shape the workforce in 2025?

The world of work is undergoing a profound transformation, driven by technological advancements, demographic shifts, and evolving societal expectations. New opportunities and challenges will emerge in 2025 for both employers and employees. As we prepare for this exciting yet uncertain future, it is crucial to understand the key trends that are shaping the future of work and adapt accordingly.

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