Talent Acquisition

Eyeing a bigger future

The countdown is on for Malaysia’s Vision 2020 ambition of achieving developed economy status. The mission was first voiced over 25 years ago, but – as HRM Asia learns – there are still plenty of skills-related hurdles blocking the path
Sham Majid - 28 Mar 2017
The traditional and stable world of work as we know it is slowly but surely displaced by unambiguity and disruption, characterised by short-term contracts and independent “gigs”. In this special feature, HRM Asia unravels the complexities of the gig economy and investigates it from an HR standpoint.
Sham Majid - 02 Feb 2017
In the face of an ongoing talent crunch, companies are compelled to adopt multiple recruitment platforms to bring in talent. HRM Asia considers the traction that online recruitment specifically is having in 2017.
Sham Majid - 16 Jan 2017
As food distributor Teck Sang strives to reconfigure its business operations to meet today’s demands, it is equally vigilant of safeguarding its cherished values and practices which have struck a chord with its workforce.
Kelvin Ong - 13 Dec 2016
Real-time web platforms have enabled businesses to tap directly into a diverse pool of independent, short-term “gig” contractors on an as-needed basis. HRM Asia speaks to Asian app makers about the advantages of “on-demand” labour outsourcing.
Sham Majid - 24 Oct 2016
As demand for science, technology, engineering and mathematics skills continues to rise, organisations are pushing through with new strategies to cultivate a dynamic and work-ready community.
Naadiah Badib - 04 Apr 2016
Employers sometimes need to fill job positions quickly, but this always increases the risk of a hiring error. HRM learns how HR departments should approach the selection process to have a better impact on their workforces.