HRM Asia’s Top Stories for April, 2018

Catch up on's top stories for April, 2018, right here. We've got everything from firebombs in the office, to flexible everyday dress codes.
By: | May 3, 2018

It was a month of new policies, alternative points of view, and some big research. Let’s take a quick look back at the top stories of April on


5. Singapore man throws fire bomb into former workplace

We cover the unfortunate case of a man who took being let go from his cleaning job to an extreme level.

4. Ninja Van CEO’s surprising take on the gig economy

HRM Magazine Asia‘s monthly Leaders Talk HR interview delves deep into the motivations and leadership opinions of Lai Chang Wen, who heads the fast-growing, multiple market Ninja Van delivery service.


3. Top 10 technology trends for 2018

Tech experts at the US-based Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers’ Computer Society have released their annual “Future of Tech” forecast. And the news is full of opportunities and challenges for HR.

2. Malaysia’s most attractive companies revealed

The 75 finalist organisations in the Randstad Employer Brand Research for 2018 were unveiled ahead of the award ceremony on April 16. See also: our story on the winner here. And the finalists for the same research in Hong Kong here.


1. Flexible dress code every day at PwC

Forget “Casual Fridays”. It’s now “Casual Every Day” for PwC employees, after the Big Four audit firm launched a new dress code policy for its Singapore office.