Talent Management

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.
Sham Majid - 10 Feb 2017
While many are familiar with Samsung products, the organisation’s continuous push for innovation and creativity is less publicised. Grace Wong, Regional HR Vice President, Samsung Electronics, shares how her department is laying that vital foundation.
Sham Majid - 06 Feb 2017
Software development house Tinkerbox Studios is not afraid to get its hands dirty to cultivate a robust talent pipeline for not just itself but also, the wider software sector. The company is also building a strong learning culture within its ranks, as HRM Asia finds out .
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.
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.
Kelvin Ong - 27 Jan 2017
There is a lot of talk in HR about the benefits of performance management models that emphasise consistent conversations and not ratings, but the jury is still out on how progress can be usefully tracked in the absence of measurable data. HRM Asia examines both sides of the argument.
Kelvin Ong - 23 Jan 2017
Fast food giant McDonald’s belief in fast-tracking careers has seen it sponsor two different tertiary programmes designed specifically for staff to acquire business knowledge while juggling the demands of work in the hospitality industry.