Trend Micro Incorporated has released results from a study that reveals Security Operations Centres (SOC) and IT security teams are suffering from high levels of stress outside of the working day—with alert overload a prime culprit. According to the study, which polled 2,303 IT security...
As companies move into a COVID-19 endemic world, Human Resources (HR) will play a strategic function to ensure a smooth transition of the workforce and workplaces. For that reason, 83% of HR leaders say that they are open to embracing digitalisation of HR processes....
Deutsche Post DHL Group (DPDHL Group), has published key findings from an inaugural study on youth employability in Asia Pacific. The three-week online study saw close to 950 responses from young people above 15 years of age across seven countries – Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Sri Lanka,...
The pandemic has accelerated existing trends such as in remote work, e-commerce, and automation. COVID-19 has continued to disrupt labour markets globally since 2020. The short-term consequences were sudden and often severe: millions of people were furloughed or lost jobs, and others rapidly adjusted to working from...
In May 2021, JobKred, a Singapore-based AI-powered skills intelligence startup, teamed up with the Singapore National Employers Federation (SNEF) to launch a 90-Day Training Needs Analysis (TNA) programme. This programme aims to help employers be nimble and embrace new ideas to transform their workplace,...
Xero  and the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA), the global body for professional accountants, have extended their partnership to help future-proof Singapore’s next-generation of accounting professionals. The partnership will continue to support ACCA Singapore members and students in strengthening their digital expertise to meet accounting...
For small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) that are manpower-lean, upskilling is one of the ways to optimise productivity especially amidst the pandemic. However, according to NTUC LearningHub (NTUC LHUB)'s recent Employer Skills Survey 2021, when asked about their intention to send their staff for training,...
Professional contracting recruitment services firm Page Contracting Malaysia launched the Talent On-Demand report, highlighting the employment of Malaysian professionals in contingent, temporary, short-term or interim positions. 30% of companies also responded to say that COVID-19 has resulted in the need for them to increase their contractor hiring.
The rapid shift to remote work has forever changed the threat landscape. In the Everywhere Workplace, employees use various devices to access corporate networks, data and services as they work from different locations. While productivity has skyrocketed, this remote work landscape has also expanded...
Gen Z and Gen X in Southeast Asia (SEA) are less afraid about future technologies such as biometrics, smart appliances, robotic devices and deepfakes while Millennials and Boomers have their guards up. These are some more key findings from Kaspersky’s research “Making Sense of Our Place in the...