• 30/07/2018 Mon 09:44 in All markets by Bridgette Hall The effect of too many emails on your employees Electronic communication has completely changed work culture as we know it, offering greater flexibility for employees to work anywhere, anytime. On the flip side, the negative effects of constant communication and email incivility can affect not only the recipient but their family members too. According to a study conducted by YoungAh Park, a professor at the University of Illinois in the US. Researchers collected survey data from 167
  • 16/11/2018 Fri 11:39 in All markets by Jerene Ang Financial services firms in Singapore and Hong Kong to increase salaries by 4% in 2019 Good news for workers in the financial services sector in Singapore and Hong Kong! Firms across the sector have planned salary increases of 4% in 2019 despite uncertainties, revealed a survey by Pretium Partners Asia (Pretium). Analysing 67 international, regional and local investment banks, commercial banks, asset management and private equities firms with multiple offices in Asia, it also revealed firms
  • 07/05/2018 Mon 08:58 in Philippines by Cora Llamas The importance of talent management and why companies should invest in it Calling all L&D and corporate training professionals! Do not miss Asia’s premier conference on learning, training and corporate development strategy, Training & Development Asia. Register now! Talent management is not just a simple human resource key term one will come across.  It is also committed to hire, manage, develop, and retain the most talented and excellent employees in the industry. In fact, talent management plays
  • 12/02/2018 Mon 12:28 in All markets by Jerene Ang Top 5 trends and challenges for HR in 2018 The world of work is evolving every year, and so is the HR landscape. In this feature, we speak to five HR leaders across Malaysia, Singapore, and the rest of Asia to present a special focus on some of the key HR considerations anticipated in the coming year. 1. A challenging recruitment and retention landscape Chiou Thien Ling (Michelle), head of group human resources, head
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    Hong Kong Visas for Entrepreneurs Entrepreneurs: Hong Kong is calling you Hong Kong is one of the best cities in the world to be an entrepreneur, and there are a multitude of reasons why. An incentive for business owners is the “Entry for Investment” policy for foreign entrepreneurs. If you can prove that you will benefit the Hong Kong economy, then you can come in with spouse and unmarried dependent children. Visas are renewed yearly and permanent residency after seven
  • 19/07/2018 Thu 10:57 in All markets by Contributor The race between people and technology What’s practical and what’s not, in an age where artificial intelligence, big data, and cloud have become part of daily life? Maslow Trainers & Consultants elaborates. Nowadays, terms such as internet of things (IoT), artificial intelligence (AI), big data, and cloud have become part of the day-to-day vocabulary at the workplace. These words all belong to the Industry 4.0. Over the past two decades we have witnessed the speed of