Human Resources magazine and the HR Bulletin daily email newsletter:Asia's only regional HR print and digital media brand.Register for your FREE subscription now » HR leaders, without a doubt, play a key role in an organisation’s call-to-action in advocating diversity & inclusion at the workplace. In this seventh part of our series dedicated to celebrating this, (just one more to go!) we take a look at...

Nations around the world have imposed lockdown in varying degrees to curb the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), from Malaysia to Indonesia, UK to several European nations, from Kenya and South Africa to the US. In these unusual times, companies are being forced to shutter their physical spaces and move into remote working, telecommuting, or working from home, as you might choose to call it. Looking out...

Good leaders should not only be perceptive of changes, but also ensure the company’s direction is understood across all levels, says Jeff Chang, Co-Founder & CEO, Forefront, in this interview with Jerene Ang. Q Since starting the business in 2004, what are the biggest lessons you have learned? Two key lessons stood out throughout my journey with Forefront: #1 Be prepared to evolve A leader who is ready for...

Above is a few tips on what you can do to curb COVID-19 at the workplace

Pomelo, an omnichannel fashion brand, has recently appointed Piyanuch Limapornvanitch as Chief People Officer. Bringing with her over 15 years of experience leading HR across a variety of companies, she will oversee the brand’s human resources division, driving its people experience, development and operations, talent acquisition and strategy, and employee engagement initiatives as the company continues to...

A challenging interview can be seen as a motivational factor for employees today, particularly if career growth is high up on their list. In fact, a recent Glassdoor study revealed that candidates do assess the quality of the employer based on how the interview went, and that difficult interviews are likely to result in higher job offer acceptance rates. While this data is not Asia-specific – the study was...

閱讀中文版本 On 20 February, Manulife held its first virtual all-staff meeting. Since health and wellness are the company’s top priorities these days, there was a special health information session in addition to the usual business results and development updates. Nearly 800 employees took part in the video conference. Guest doctor Joseph Tsang, an infectious diseases specialist, shared precautionary measures related to containing the spread of COVID-19, and addressed employees’...

Visa’s financial literacy program, launched in 2017, has educated over 36,000 students and teachers in 30 cities in the Philippines. Teaming up with Tanghalang Pilipino and Teach for the Philippines, Visa launched the Tagalog skit, Lukot-lukot, Bilog-bilog three years ago, with support from the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas. The interactive play focused on Gwyneth, a young student faced with several money...

 "The Asia Recruitment Award is the oscars of the recruitment industry. A display of the best of the best!" Start your entries preparation early. Open to both in-house recruitment & talent acquisition teams and recruitment solution providers. Singapore’s Ministry of Health has just raised the Disease Outbreak Response System Condition (DORSCON) level from yellow to orange. This comes on the back of an...

 In efforts to prepare the electronics industry for manpower changes and growth in the future, Workforce Singapore (WSG) and the Semiconductor Industry Association (SSIA) have increased the training capacity of the Professional Conversion Programmes (PCP) for the industry. This is expected to benefit an additional 1,000 professionals, managers, executives and technicians (PMETs) in the industry, over the next...