Businesses rely on manpower to fuel their expansion. In turn, business growth feeds productivity and GDP. Employees are a business’s biggest asset, so it’s crucial that businesses have access to a diverse pool of qualified talent.
On a surface level, it may not seem like an individual’s marital status will impact their job search, but this is not the always the case. Although an employer is not allowed to ask a question about a potential employee's marital status (amongst other personal questions), whether or not they are married could play a big role in finding work simply based the flexibility that they may have over somebody that is married.
Adrian Tan, experienced expert and writer on HR technology, outlines four must-have platforms that are helping HR become more strategic
There is a shortage of quality candidates who are appropriately skilled in the digital arena
Singapore-based Tan Su Ching says employers should make a genuine commitment to give back to society
A concerted effort from policy makers, organisations and society at large is crucial in building an inclusive society, writes Subhankar Roy Chowdhury, head of human resources at Lenovo Asia Pacific
One top coach says some leaders are afraid to be honest with employees who are disengaged and underperforming
One executive coach says companies need to encourage a new attitude towards attending meetings
HRD takes a look at the circumstances in which it's okay to ask an employee to resign, and the potential pitfalls to watch out for
A viral letter claiming harassment had catalysed the decision
Employers must ensure the health of their staff isn’t compromised in the post-Christmas era