HRBoss Blog: November 2013

Article by Manisha Dhalani

on 20 Nov 2013

Our infographic has said it all.  A majority of the top 30 companies on the Straits Times Index (STI) have fallen behind with their employer branding.
 
A company’s products and services may be of top class, but neither of these could be possible without a company’s best asset – its people.
 

Article by Manisha Dhalani

on 20 Nov 2013

Singapore is well-known for skyscrapers with giant screens that flash logos of companies which provide exceptional customer service. But how much of this consumer branding equates to how these brands perform as employers? Do these companies take hiring seriously? Are they providing the new generation of talent with satisfying recruitment experiences?
 

Article by Clara Phuoc Nguyen

on 18 Nov 2013

Organized at the newly inaugurated Adora Convention Hall in Ho Chi Minh city, Vietnam HR Day 2013 attracts more than 500 HR senior professionals who gather to share knowledge and experiences on hot topics such as employer branding, leadership in restructuring phase and crisis, employees conflict settlement, motivation etc. Prominent leaders of various industries also join as key note speakers or round table panelists to provide insights and own perspectives on the most concerned issues.

Article by Sree Nair

on 11 Nov 2013

Malaysia continues to be a growing knowledge and service-based economy but the lack of workforce planning and insufficient investment in staff training and development could present challenges to those recruiting in 2014.
 
Recently, Andrew Ch'ng, Group CEO of JobsDB Asia discussed the following online recruitment trends, sibling rivalry with JobStreet.com and industry challenges on BFM 89.9 radio station:
 

Article by Nancy Parks

on 8 Nov 2013

This week, Nancy Parks, founder of HRPartnersplus - a training and consulting practice specializing in sales skill training for recruiters, shares an excellent tip on how you can increase quality of candidates within a short amount of time.

" Measures of success are important in business today. And it's no different in recruiting -- metrics are important. One key recruiting metric is a "time measurement" -- either "time to fill" or "time to find".