Tag: Asia

E-commerce is a fairly new industry. It arrived in Southeast Asia sometime around the ’90s, and only became what it is today, a rapidly accelerating economy, in the last decade. Thus, we may wonder if working in this young sector is any different than older, more developed industries? Since e-commerce is a place for the internet-savvy, […]Continue reading

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Survey completed over Circuit Breaker, Phase One and Two in 2020, show optimism in the mid-to long-term impressions of student about scholarships, sectors and jobs. Healthcare, Government and Software sectors are deemed most attractive by students reflecting a shift to roles where passion and achievement can work together. Graduates and students are highly confident of […]Continue reading

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Many believe that technology and automation like AI, Machine Learning, Chatbot, etc. will bring good omen to businesses. Yet, leaders also need to be aware of the challenges and possible negative consequences these sophisticated techs might pose. Some data suggested that using technology in recruitment creates biased results, while others cited that it helps streamline […]Continue reading

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Malaysian citizens holding permanent resident (PR) status who are working in Singapore are now eligible to apply for the Periodic Commuting Arrangement (PCA) Scheme, according to the High Commission of Malaysia in Singapore. “The PCA application process for this category shall begin on Jan 11, 2021,” the High Commission said in its official Facebook. The […]Continue reading

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At times of crisis like COVID-19 pandemic, workers are prone to be experiencing higher burnout due to high workload, job stress, time pressure, and even limited organisational support. As the virus infections slow down and vaccination starts, businesses are reopening and many are planning to rehire and recruit new and/or old workers. Hiring furlough or […]Continue reading

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As the workforce adapts to the challenges posed by the pandemic, employers are finding new ways to showcase their ability to keep their talents engaged, happy, and motivated. However, not all employers are able to do that. Surveying 1,500 office workers and 500 C-level executives, SilkRoad Technology and OnePoll survey discovered that 86 percent of […]Continue reading

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