APAC-Mar-2021

New Best Practices

Organisations are taking exceptional measures to ensure the safety of office environments.

By Simon Kent

As the pandemic eases, the experience of countries, cities, and companies across the APAC region continues to be diverse. However, encouraging and supporting the emerging hybrid workforce—split between home and work—means employers now need to create a safe environment for those who wish to return.

Reworking Work

Examining the effect of COVID-19 on knowledge workers in Australia and Japan.

By Marta Chmielowicz

The COVID-19 pandemic forced individuals, teams, and organisations around the world to rapidly adapt to new restrictions on work. To understand the impact of these changes on the workforce, Atlassian and Paper Giant conducted a research study of 5,000 workers in five countries: Australia, the U.S., Japan, Germany, and France.

Putting Employees First

Employee experience is a top priority in the post-COVID business climate.

By Marta Chmielowicz

The emergence of remote work has forced organisations to reimagine the workplace, accelerate digital transformation, and enhance the employee experience (EX).

Uplifting Women

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has increased its female representation through a combination of hiring, development, benefits, and culture initiatives.

By Marta Chmielowicz

Hiring teams across the world are putting serious effort into optimising their diversity hiring strategies. Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) is one company with a proven track record of success—particularly in Asia. Thanks to its numerous diversity and inclusion (D&I) initiatives, the organisation has created a culture where women know they will be supported.

Changes Ahead

A new study examines pre- and post-pandemic workplace sentiments by industry.

By The Editors

Organisations reacted differently to the challenges posed by the COVID-19 pandemic. Qualtrics’ new study, WorkDifferent: How COVID-19 Gives Us the Opportunity to Reimagine the Employee Experience, takes an industry-specific look into the workplace before and during COVID-19 and the steps organizations can take to evolve the employee experience.

Reskilling the Workforce

Upskilling workers is key in the new digitalization-driven workforce.

By The Editors

Many organisations underwent a digital transformation to keep pace with the changes of 2020, causing a need for new knowledge and tools. In fact, Randstad Malaysia’s Workmonitor report finds that 61% of respondents said that it has been a struggle to acquire new skills in their current role to adapt to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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