Business Leadership & Strategy

Let’s get to work: The State of the HR Profession in 2017

With the calendar now ticked over into a new year, HRM Asia provides this comprehensive snapshot of the HR profession in Singapore. It shows that while last year was a rough one for business in the region, the uncertainty is set to continue in 2017, adding to the challenges for HR across the economy. Countering that however is a far more professional and organised HR community, and a national government that is playing an active role in HR skills development.
Kelvin Ong - 31 Jan 2017
Sabrina Tan, CEO of Singaporean beauty technology company Skin Inc, says the traditionally male-dominated technology industry and female-skewed skin care sector have a lot more in common than meets the eye.
HRM Asia - 10 Jan 2017
So you think your organisation is “serious” about innovation? Professor Gary Hamel, one of the world’s most influential business thinkers and keynote presenter at HR Summit Asia 2017, sets an extremely high bar. He says truly serious innovation requires a complete overhaul of the traditional management model.
Sham Majid - 06 Jan 2017
An unassuming figure, the eyes of Lucas Ngoo, Co-founder and Chief Technology Officer of Carousell, light up when he talks about his pet project. What started as a three-man operation has now morphed into one that serves 14 cities across six countries. As HRM Asia discovers, beneath this quiet exterior lies an individual who is fiercely determined to ensure that one of Singapore’s most successful start-up stories is translated onto the global stage.
HRM Asia - 28 Nov 2016
He sets “unreasonable” goals, and handpicks many of the talents joining his team. CEO of mixed martial arts promotion ONE Championship Victor Cui is never short of chutzpah, as he leads the organisation to unprecedented heights.
Sham Majid - 16 Nov 2016
Speak to Dan Marjanovic, Partner of Simmons & Simmons law firm in Singapore, and words like “strategy”, “planning” and “prioritising” stand out. He tells HRM Asia how these concepts have become the bedrock of his career to date, as well as the way he charts the organisation’s course.
HRM Asia - 08 Nov 2016
Every year, the HRM Awards recognises a C-Suite Leader for their work to champion the value of HR across their businesses and the wider economy. In this special feature, HRM Asia catches up with five of the most recent winners who share how and why HR continues to be the lifeblood of their organisations.