- Succession planning rated top concern
Succession planning and strengthening the leadership pipeline are the top talent concerns for corporate executives throughout the Asia-Pacific-Asia region, according to a new study.
- Older workers discriminated against, worried about super
A new survey has found that older workers are more likely to experience some form of discrimination at work, including being made redundant before others, fewer training and development opportunities, inflexibility towards health and physical needs, and even verbal abuse.
- Career development – the benefits of getting it right
formal career discussions between employees and their immediate managers remain a rarity for many organisations, Yu Dan Shi reveals what's involved in setting up an effective career development process.
- Larger waistline, lower pay check; facial flaws not countenanced
Research has revealed that higher numbers on the bathroom scalesresult in lower numbers on the pay check, and unconscious bias can mean candidates with facial flaws don’t even get a look in.
- Proposed labour agreement ‘good news’ for recruiters
Employers and industry stakeholders have been invited to comment on a new draft labour agreement for the tourism and hospitality industry which aims to attract skilled workers from overseas.
- The resume is not dead, it's just evolving
Despite the growth of social networking and the increasing use of LinkedIn and similar sites on which candidates can get their name out, the resume is not dead; it’s being adapted, according to leading recruiters.