APAC News

Moving Forward with Employee Engagement

By focussing on development, celebrating success, remaining transparent, and enabling worker flexibility, organisations can keep employees engaged amid rapid change. By Peter Hamilton In the rapidly evolving marketplace, building a…

Four-Day Work Week: Next Big Thing?

Research from ADP finds that nearly a third of Singapore employees believe that shorter work weeks will be normal within the next five years. By Maggie Mancini In Singapore, nearly…

Malaysian Employees Seek Professional Development

Randstad’s latest report finds that one in three workers would consider quitting their job if they were not offered opportunities for career progression. By Maggie Mancini Malaysia’s labour marketplace has…

Engaging the Workforce

Rekha Weerasooriya, vice president of HR transformation at Dialog Axiata PLC, shares ways HR leaders can keep employees happy and productive. By Maggie Mancini As companies search for stability following…

Asian Employers Cautious About Hiring in 2024

Major markets in the region have experienced challenges over the last year, including issues related to their aging workforces, digital transformation in response to AI, hiring freezes, and surging labour…

Worker Well-being in Singapore Remains Fraught

Despite incremental improvements over the last six months, 36% of employees in Singapore are at a high risk of experiencing mental health challenges. By Maggie Mancini Despite incremental improvement, worker…

Full-time Return-to-Work Interest Low

Despite an increase in return-to-office mandates throughout APAC, workers express a strong preference for continuing hybrid and remote work. By Maggie Mancini Four years into the pandemic, the global workforce…

Vietnam, Thailand Leading APAC in Workplace Well-being

Healthcare, government, and education organisations have the highest well-being scores across the entire region, according to research from Intellect. By Maggie Mancini Workplace well-being is on an “upward trajectory” throughout…