Key HR Risks in Asia

The Corporate Executive Board published a great infographic summarizing the key HR risks in Asia. Their research indicates that 80% of the global GDP growth through 2030 will come from Asia. However, the talent risks the region faces may pose a barrier to realizing the promise of Asia. Here is my take on some of…

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Singaporean Talent’s Willingness to Relocate

Singapore’s Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong made some recent comments about Singaporean talent’s willingness to relocate overseas, which can hinder their progress at multi-national or regional corporations. According to Towers Watson’s Global Workforce Study 2012, 22% of the workforce here indicated that they are open to relocating, regardless of the location. 61% said that they…

Making Work-Life Balance Work

While watching the news on TV the other day, I came across a story on the much-talked issue of work-life balance. And inevitably as the reporter started narrating the story, the video footage started showing employees working on laptops, tablets, answering emails on smartphones, working from home through VPN etc. To me, this is the…