HRM Asia’s top stories for December, 2018

Check out what caught readers' attention over the last month of 2018, from layoffs to social media the HR way.
By: | January 2, 2019


A brand new year is upon us, but it’s not too late to take a look back at the most popular stories here on for the last month of last year.


5. World’s biggest cleaning firm ISS shedding 100,000 jobs

ISS, the world’s biggest cleaning firm based in Denmark, has announced plans to cut about 100,000 jobs, departing 13 countries which were its least profitable.


4. How HR can drive data literacy in their organisations

In this guest commentary, we hear about how data is the future of business – but most in the workforce lack even the most basic understanding of it.


3. How social media can help HR professionals in their jobs 

In this HRM Magazine Asia exclusive, some of Asia-Pacific’s top HR influencers highlight how being active on online professional networks has helped them be better at their jobs.


2. Standard Chartered slashing jobs in Dubai, Singapore

Standard Chartered, the Asia-focused London-based bank, is cutting jobs in Dubai, Singapore and other key markets, as it continues efforts to cut costs and boost profits.


1. Holiday Gift: 2019 Printable Calendar, Free! 

Happy New Year from the editorial team here at HRM Magazine Asia! In a token of appreciation to readers, we offer up a little holiday gift, just for a you – a free, printable calendar for the year of 2019.