Human Resources
March 2014
Human Resources
Alternative News in 1 day (95) – Ministry goes overseas to help recruit foreigners?
TR Emeritus - 31 March 2014
I refer to the article “VWOs looking to hire social workers from Hong Kong & Taiwan” (Channel NewsAsia, Mar 28). 14% of Health Ministry’s social workers are foreigners?
Rising Clout of Cloud: Frost & Sullivan finds that Data Centre Operators Are Expanding Their Portfolio to Support Cloud-based Services
Shares Investment - 31 March 2014
-- Lack of in-house capabilities and the need to cut costs stoke demand for hosted services CAPE TOWN, South Africa, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Data centres in South Africa are riding a wave of opportunity as the increased availability of bandwidth, proliferation of connected devices,
APNewsBreak: Iowa expands its 'do not rehire' list
Yahoo! Singapore News - 31 March 2014
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa continues to maintain an internal "do not rehire" list of fired employees who are barred from returning to state employment, even though judges have raised questions about its legality, according to a review by The Associated Press.
Bosses warned about ignoring minimum wage
Human Resources Online - 31 March 2014
MINIMUM WAGE SALARY Malaysia – Deputy Human Resources Minister Datuk Ismail Abd Muttalib said employers have already been granted two postponements with regards to the minimum wage policy’s implementation, and all companies are expected to comply when the regulation comes into effect in April.
The 10 hottest emerging countries for business
Human Resources Online - 31 March 2014
BRICS EMERGING ECONOMY GROWTH Global – The five major emerging economies, BRICS – Brazil, Russia, India China and South America – are starting to slow down after 10 years of accelerated growth.
Our accounts reflect our frugality
Transient Workers Count Too - 30 March 2014
In 2013, over 90 percent of TWC2′s spending went towards charitable activities, benefitting our clients in a relatively direct way.
Alternative news in 1 day? (part 97) – Vanishing mid-level skilled workers?
Leong Sze Hian - 29 March 2014
I refer to the article “The case of the vanishing mid-level skilled worker” (Straits Times, Mar 29).
Doctor convicted of molesting patient on two occasions
Asia One - 28 March 2014
SINGAPORE - Winston Lee Siew Boon, 70, was found guilty on Friday of touching the breast of a then 34-year-old sales representative at his Thong Hoe Clinic at Bukit Batok Street 11 on Oct 30, 2011 and June 8 in the same year.
Alternative news in 1 day? (part 95) – Ministry goes overseas to help recruit foreigners?
Leong Sze Hian - 28 March 2014
I refer to the article “VWOs looking to hire social workers from Hong Kong & Taiwan” (Channel NewsAsia, Mar 28). 14% of Health Ministry’s social workers are foreigners?
Malaysians form the largest group of work permit holders by nationality
Transient Workers Count Too - 26 March 2014
In yet another example of the Ministry of Manpower releasing data in dribs and drabs, Kevin Teoh, the divisional director of MOM’s Foreign Manpower Management Division told the Committee of Inquiry looking into the Little India riots: Mr Teoh also clarified that of the 1.
Health of finance workers declining from intense stress: Chinese experts
Asia One - 26 March 2014
People who work in the financial sector suffer from a variety of stress-induced health problems, but companies have done little to address the problems, medical and employment specialists said.
Efficient employee onboarding critical for long-term success
Mis Asia - 26 March 2014
Image credit: Topp_Yimgrimm When you hire a new employee for your IT team, a successful onboarding process involves more than just free food and a new-hire packet.
'Opting out' and the glass ceiling
My Paper - 26 March 2014
WE WOULD all like to believe that Singapore society is unprejudiced, valuing contributions - not gender - when deciding on employment matters.
Firms holding back on recruitment despite longstanding vacancies
HRM Asia - 25 March 2014
Despite mounting worries over skill gaps and the threats posed by extended openings, only 38% of US firms continuously hire throughout the year for jobs that may be vacant down the line.
Who are Singapore's most attractive employers?
Human Resources Online - 25 March 2014
GRADUATE EMPLOYMENT GEN Y EMPLOYEES Singapore - Engineering students identified Singapore Airlines, Google and A*Star as their top choices while those in humanities chose Google, Walt Disney and Singapore Airlines. Asia . Middle East . Australasia