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Malaysians expected to live till age of 79.9 in 2040

 Cited from humanresourceonlineA new scientific study of forecasts and alternative scenarios for life expectancy and major causes of death in 2040 shows all countries are likely to experience at least a slight increase in lifespans.The study, published today in the international...
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31% of women globally feel a lack of female leaders holds back tech career...

 Cited from humanresourceonlineFrom Booking.com’s research findings from a global study on gender diversity challenges in the technology sector, data suggests that women generally find the tech sector appealing and hold a positive view of the potential it offers.However, recruitment bias, the current workforce...
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Singapore ranks 2nd among 140 countries on WEF’s competitiveness index

Cited from humanresourceonlineThe World Economic Forum’s (WEF) new Global Competitiveness Index 4.0 (GCI 4.0), measures national competitiveness—defined as the set of institutions, policies and factors that determinethe level of productivity.On this index, the United States has taken top spot among the 140...
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Grab promotes safety for driver and delivery partners

Cited from humanresourceonlineGrab yesterday announced a region-wide  ‘Safer Everyday’ commitment to create a safer Southeast Asia. In Singapore, this means advocating health and occupational safety for Grab driver-partners and delivery-partners.According to a press release, to make this vision a reality, Grab has deepened partnerships...
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RHB Banking Group promotes volunteerism among employees

 Cited from humanresourceonlineLast weekend (6 and 7 October 2018), RHB Banking Group (RHB) held its corporate responsibility (CR) programme, themed ‘Enriching the Community, which saw its employees volunteering their time in charitable causes.There were 33 teams comprising 14,500 employees, embarking on...
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Debunking the myths around foreign workers in Malaysia

 Cited from humanresourceonlineA new report by Khazanah Research Institute (KRI) provides a comprehensive analysis of the foreign workforce in Malaysia, indicating which industries hire the most foreign workers, which countries they are mostly from, and many more data points.Titled The...
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How to determine if your company’s culture supports innovation

 Cited from humanresourceonlineWhether an organisation succeeds in today’s fast-paced digital environment depends more on its ability to innovate and the skills of its employees than its tangible assets, as reported by ManpowerGroup in a press release to Human Resources. “Against a...
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The top drivers of employee engagement

 Cited from humanresourceonlineEmployee engagement is the strength of the mental and emotional connection employees feel toward their places of work, and in Quantum’s report on 2018 Employee Engagement Trends, we find some of its top drivers.The five drivers with the highest...
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How AirAsia is working towards becoming a travel tech company

 Cited from humanresourceonlineMalaysian low cost carrier, AirAsia, has announced that as part of its transformation into a travel technology company, it will work with Google Cloud to integrate machine learning and artificial intelligence (ML/AI) into every aspect of its business and...
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On creating safe and respectful workplaces, 43% say women are better than men

Cited from humanresourceonlineWhen it comes to creating a safe and respectful workplace, women have the upper hand, a Pew Research Center survey found.According to the survey, 89% of adults say it is essential for today’s business leaders to create a safe and...