Tag: Hong Kong

Hong Kong workers demand 6% raise for hybrid work flexibility

A survey conducted in Hong Kong reveals that workers are reluctant to give up hybrid work arrangements without a six per cent salary increase....

HSBC enhances parental leave in Hong Kong

HSBC Holdings has increased the parental leave provided to its 20,000 staff members in Hong Kong. The modifications will come into effect in January...

Hong Kong eases immigration policies to address labour shortage

Hong Kong's government plans to ease immigration rules aimed at alleviating the ongoing labour shortage in the financial hub. The move comes as the...

Boss demands grave photo for bereavement leave

An employee in Hong Kong shared a bizarre story regarding his boss’s reaction to asking for a bereavement leave to pay respects to his...

Hong Kong faces significant manpower shortage

Hong Kong's labour market has experienced its most significant decline on record, highlighting the challenges the city faces with an ageing population and talent...

DBS Bank gets Betty Lam as head-HR for Hong Kong

DBS Bank, Hong Kong has announced the appointment of Betty Lam as its managing director, head-HR. While being part of the DBS Hong Kong...

Cathay Pacific begins hiring local pilots

The hiring of qualified pilots who possess residency rights, that is the right to live and work in Hong Kong, is part of Cathay’s...

Real salaries in Singapore to climb 2.7%

Recent findings from ECA International found "real salaries" for Singapore and Hong Kong will rise to 2.7 per cent and 0.6 per cent respectively....

4 days of WFH a week for Hong Kong HSBC staff

HSBC, Hong Kong, will allow its staff greater flexibility for work, by allowing them to work at least four days a week from their...

Cathay Pacific to slash 24% of its workforce

Cathay Pacific Airways announced the slashing of 5,900 jobs in Hong Kong and the ending of Cathay Dragon, its regional brand, amidst the ongoing...

59 Air India employees opt for LWP

Post July, when Air India had asked its senior officials to draw a list of employees who may be sent on mandatory leave without...

HSBC revives layoff plan put on hold due to lockdown

In February, HSBC had announced a job cut of 35,000. In 2019, Europe’s largest bank had reported a 33 per cent fall in pre-tax...

Bengaluru employees of Deutsche Bank feel hopeless after layoff

Many employees at Deutsche Bank’s Bengaluru office have been given a month’s salary and asked to leave. They joined the thousands of other employees...

How this energy company is championing employee inclusivity & engagement

In today’s competitive business landscape, fostering an inclusive and engaging work environment is not just a feel-good initiative; it’s a strategic imperative. Jakson Green,...

Trident’s Asmita leaves blossom into inclusive workplaces

Forget the tired trope of corporate activism. In the heart of India's textile industry, Trident, a manufacturing company, is quietly weaving a revolution in...
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Engagement is outdated: The future of success lies in ‘employee involvement’

In the ever-evolving landscape of the contemporary workplace, a profound metamorphosis is underway, challenging the conventional emphasis on employee engagement. This paradigm shift posits...
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Tata Steel: Journey through excellence in talent acquisition 

Tata Steel, part of the Tata Group, is a multinational steel-making company headquartered in Mumbai, India. It is one of the world's leading steel...

Saudi Arabia expands saudisation programme in aviation

The Saudi Arabian Ministry of Human Resources and Social Development, in collaboration with the Ministry of Transport and Logistic Services, has announced the second...

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Stressed out Paytm employee fears layoff, takes own life

Gaurav Gupta, an employee of Paytm Payments Bank, Indore, hanged himself on 26 February at his home. The reason? Well, it was the stress...

Workday acquires HiredScore to enhance talent management with AI

Workday Inc., a provider of cloud-based finance and human resource applications, has announced an agreement to acquire HiredScore, an AI-powered talent acquisition specialist. This...

Revised NPS for Maharashtra govt staff

In response to the state government employees’ demand for the old pension scheme or OPS to be reinstated, the Maharashtra government has announced a...

Amazon India introduces WINS to empower women with night shift opportunities

Amazon India has introduced the Women in Night Shifts (WINS) initiative at one of its major Sort Centres in Haryana. WINS aims to establish...

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Data analytics and not technology will redefine HR

Q. How satisfying has been your professional journey of 39 years? A. It has been a bagful of mixed experiences. At times I have been...

EQ, IQ & empathy define the success of a CEO

Q. You spent 16 years at LIC before moving to a corporate role at ICICI Prudential. Now, 22 years on, I am still curious...

“The big change has been that we have moved from jobs to skills,” Amaresh...

Q. How would you define the culture at GE? A. Having been present in this region since 1902, GE has been around for 120 years....
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