- CSR a victim of the GFC?
Australian companies are struggling to keep corporate social responsibility (CSR) on the business agenda during the downturn, with fewer than half of employers reporting that they have CSR practices in place, a new white paper reveals.
- Japan and New Zealand weakest job prospects
Employment prospects across parts of Asia improved in the fourth quarter of 2009, but remained weakest in Japan and New Zealand, according to a recent employment outlook survey by Manpower.
- Hiring confidence improving
The outlook has brightened for the Singapore economy with news that more employers are expecting to return to the hiring table over the next three months, according to Manpower’s quarterly employment outlook survey
- Women and the talent crunch
Government and corporate leaders need to remove barriers facing women in the workplace, particularly those that make it difficult for women to balance the demands of work and family, in order to meet long-term workforce needs, according to Manpower
- Leadership development key to growth in Asia
CEOS ACROSS Asia have expressed a willingness to develop the next generation of leaders in their respective organisations, but very few of them have been proactive and strategic in doing so, according to recent research
- HR at boiling point in Asia
GROWTH IN Asia has made human capital challenges in the region increasingly acute and has intensified the competition for talent, according to a recent study