For HR directors keeping tabs on the ever-evolving recruitment landscape, Resource Solutions’ new whitepaper provides insights on the key global trends shaping recruitment strategy for 2017. Trend 1: One click buy, one click apply: HR tech, innovation and talent motivation In a hyper-connected world where consumers can purchase in just one click, the on-demand customer journey needs to be replicated in a...

TIMES SOFTWARE captivated judges’ hearts, taking home the gold award in the Best Payroll Outsourcing Partner category in Singapore, while ADP walked away with top honours in Malaysia, and Faro Recruitment Group bagged the gold in Hong Kong at last year’s HR Vendors of the Year awards. The HR Vendors of the Year awards, organised by Human Resources magazine, is a long-running...

If you notice your employees looking more stressed and unhappy between their one to two year mark in their jobs, you might not be wrong. According to a recent Study by Robert Half and Happiness Works, for many professionals, the first 12 months in a new job can be a “honeymoon period” – full of new and exciting challenges. However, as they progress towards their second year into their roles, they get less...

Last year, more than half of Millennials planned to throw in the towel in by 2020. This year, it seems like Millennials are showing signs of greater loyalty, with more Millennials looking to stay with their employers beyond five years. According to Deloitte’s Global’s sixth annual Millennial Survey, only 38% of Millennials are planning to leave within the next two years, a drop from 44% in 2016. At the same...

With Lunar New Year less than a week away, it’s the peak season for companies to pay employees their bonuses. Human Resources took a look at the biggest winners and losers of the year in the bonus field. Centaline Property Agency is being really generous, offering a staff bonus of at least 2.5 months of salary. Supervisors can earn up to 3.77 months. Fellow property agent Midland Holding announced a bonus of...

Good news for Singaporean business travellers –  the Singaporean passport has just been ranked as the second strongest in the world. According to Arton Capital’s 2017 Passport Index, Germany took the lead with a visa-free score of 157, allowing holders of the German passport to travel to 157 countries without a visa, or obtain a visa on arrival. While the Lion City overtook South Korea to be ranked second,...

With employers in Putrajaya now responsible in paying foreign worker levies under the Employers Mandatory Commitment (EMC) policy, the Malaysian Builders Association of Malaysia (MBAM) told in a Malay Mail Online report that it could cause a spike in construction costs that will eventually be passed on to consumers. As MBAM president Foo Chek Lee urged the government to reconsider the new policy, “with the...

Here are the major promotions and job moves in the world of HR for this week. If you’ve been promoted or if you’ve moved to a new company, let us know and we will announce your news here – just email wania@humanresourcesonline.net. And for the pick of HR job opportunities in Asia, check out HRjobs. HR Practitioner Appointments Michelle Hou takes up role as senior talent acquisition and onboarding...

When it comes to recruiting talent, numbers speak louder than words – hence the importance of offering a compensation package somewhat in line with the candidate’s expectations. The good news for employers in Malaysia is that local graduates have one of the lowest salary expectations in the region. According to Universum’s latest global research, Malaysia’s graduates have the fourth lowest salary...

Mercer has announced today that it has agreed to acquire Thomsons Online Benefits, a leading global benefits software business powered by its award-winning Darwin™ platform. According to the press release, the acquisition will see Mercer and Thomsons combine consulting and broking, with technology that is driving transformation in the way that benefits are designed, communicated and administered. Terms of the...