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  • 18/10/2019 Fri 12:22 in All markets by Priya Sunil The top talent challenges faced by HR in APAC in 2019 Finding, retaining and developing talent – this has been identified as a top business challenge of 2019 among APAC organisations. According to HireRight’s latest 2019 APAC Employment Screening Benchmark Report, more than one-third (34%) of HR professionals surveyed in APAC cited this as one of their top three challenges, while maintaining a competitive edge (21%) and growing revenues (19%) came in as second
  • 03/10/2019 Thu 10:40 in All markets by Robert Blain Five trends for CHROs to look for in the future   According to new research from Mercer, more than three-quarters of top-level executives predict major disruption in the next three years – jumping from just 26% in 2018   However, 80% of chief human resources officers (CHROs) are of the belief their organisation can be a leader in embracing disruption in their respective industries. Preparation was seen as the key factor in
  • 07/10/2019 Mon 10:16 in All markets by Contributor Why all HR professionals must be conversant in HR analytics Fermin Diez, Adjunct Professor, Singapore Management University (SMU), on how the HR function will be delivered very differently than it is today, given the impact of digitalization artificial intelligence and robotics. A 2018 survey by David Green and Ian Bailie at myHRfuture identified key skills HR professionals need to develop in order of their future importance: People analytics Digital HR/HR technologies Change management
  • 01/10/2019 Tue 10:58 in All markets by Aditi Sharma Kalra The average age working seniors think they’ll retire? 72 A survey of 1,000 working seniors (age 65 or older) in the United States has revealed that many fear the consequences of aging in the workplace. One in three say they’ve experienced “ageism,” and an additional 36% are concerned about being laid off because of their age. More so, for 44% of working seniors, mental or physical limitations have prevented them from completing
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    25/09/2019 Wed 11:44 in All markets by Staff Writer Flexible workspace, decentralisation, and tech-driven measures are the latest workspace trends Flexible workspace  In Hong Kong, flexible workspace is in limited supply in the core CBD areas of Central and Admiralty. However, there is a major concentration of flexible workspaces in Causeway Bay, which provides financial and other large occupiers with ample opportunity to locate staff outside their own offices. Only the larger and stronger flexible workspace operators can offer both adequate desk numbers
  • 12/09/2019 Thu 11:22 in Hong Kong by Samantha Chan Are you earning more than your peers? The Hong Kong workforce (excluding domestic helpers) earned a median monthly income of HK$18,700 across all jobs, HK$300 less than the preceding quarter, according to the Hong Kong Census and Statistics Department’s latest quarterly report on General Household Survey.   Overall, there was a surge in the size of the labour force, from last year’s 3,969.4 million to 3,985 million. The median monthly household income was HK$28,500, HK$500 less than the