Amid global economic uncertainty, a survey by Mercer Hong Kong shows that multinationals operating in the city are starting the year with a healthy dose of optimism, with 44 per cent expecting business performance to be better than in 2013, writes Chris Davis.
Critical illness coverage is one of the most significant medical benefits wanted by employees, yet less than 10 per cent of employers offer such cover as part of their employee benefits (EB) schemes, according to a recent survey commissioned by the AIA Group, writes Darius Musni.
Whether it is to attract job candidates with sought-after skill sets or to keep pace with inflation, or whether it is just a simple reflection of rising GDP, it seems there will be no stopping salary growth across Asia-Pacific (APAC) in the coming year, writes John Brennan.
We all sneak a peak at text messages or e-mails to pass the time in boring meetings. We’d also probably all admit, however, that we find it irritating when others do the same. Interestingly though, a new study from ...
In today’s challenging and often unpredictable business world, establishing effective performance-management programmes remains a challenge for many organisations – despite an understanding that talent management can provide a competitive advantage, writes Chris Davis.