Ask any human resources guru and they are likely to say unequivocally that employee engagement, or the degree to which workers immerse themselves in performing their jobs, is key to organisational success. Employees who are high in job engagement are described as being "fully...
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.
Despite more than half of employers (52%) reporting insufficient employees with the right skill sets to achieve current business goals, not enough is being done to upskill or reskill employees. Only one third of employees (32%) agree or strongly agree that their company provide...
The pandemic's work-from-home reality resulted in an unprecedented change for organisations as they fought to defend exponentially greater attack surfaces from cybercriminals armed with powerful cloud-based tools, cloud storage and endless targets. As working environments evolved, so did the methods of threat actors and...
Aon plc has released the results of a new global human resources (HR) pulse survey focused on the steps companies are taking to bring the future of work to life. Aon conducted its pulse survey from April 20-28, 2021, with a total of 1,451...
Which is more stressful – work or family? Whatever one answers, it’s clear that for many in today’s world, the stress is compounded by having to balance both work commitments and family life. A recent study by tech company Kisi ranked Singapore as 32 out of 40...
Just over one in five employees believe their employer is preparing them for a more data-oriented and automated workplace (21%), according to new research from Qlik.  This is despite most business leaders predicting an upheaval in working practices due to the rapid onset of...
As the COVID-19 economy spurs businesses to increase their reliance of data analytics and business intelligence, employees face the pressure of keeping pace with the evolving workplace demands. A large majority of employees (92%) say that they could be able to do their job...
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...
Wendong Li, Associate Professor at the Department of Management at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) Business School teamed up with seven other academics to examine whether taking on a leadership role -- along with the added job responsibilities -- can actually change people's personality traits.