HR News & opinion articles

17 August 2015
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Employers in Malaysia must not deduct foreign workers levy from wages

New regulation aims to prevent exploitation of workers from overseas

Singapore’s SkillsFuture Credit scheme attracts 126,000 users in first year

ICT-related subjects are the most popular among the 18,000 courses on offer

Transgender Chinese man wins unfair dismissal case

Employer is cleared of discrimination in landmark case for country

Japanese insurance company makes waves by replacing staff with artificial intelligence

Automation also on the agenda in Singapore, where chatbots are increasingly popular in customer service roles

Singapore’s third Enabling Masterplan will help more people with disabilities find work

The plan makes recommendations for improving employers’ capabilities to hire people with access requirements

Vietnam ‘must get smarter on HR’ as it heads towards middle-income status

As the economy matures, it may be difficult to sustain such high GDP growth, say experts

Taiwanese organisations are the world’s most optimistic about hiring in 2017

Survey finds a quarter of employers expect increase in staffing levels during next three months

OECD urges Malaysia to improve its labour productivity

Report cites declining share of skilled workers and insufficient technology as part of country’s problem

Vietnam to see strongest wage growth in southeast Asia next year, says Mercer report

Country helped by a thriving tech sector described as a “breeding ground for technical talent”

Disengaged employees who don’t want to move or improve are a big challenge for HR

Having too many ‘workplace prisoners’ is like trying to move your boat with the anchor dropped, says Aon Hewitt