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…

Article in The Singapore Business Review

Employee Value Proposition and Employer Branding are one of the key issues in the minds of HR professionals – given the economic uncertainties, shortages in the talent market in certain countries, demographics shifts, changes in work preferences and the increasing need for an effective, affordable & differentiated attraction, engagement and retention strategy. Here is an…

Strategy At Work: Vital’s Workplace Transformation (Case Study)

Over the years, I have had the opportunity to work with Vital – the Singapore Government’s shared services provider. Together, the Vital and Towers Watson team have been able to effect incredible cultural transformation and workplace effectiveness in a fairly short amount of time. A short case-study is now featured on the Towers Watson website.…

Change & Communications Study Report: Implications For Asia Pacific

Towers Watson (my employer) recently released a report on The 2011/12 Change & Communication ROI Study report. It has great insights about what could organizations do to build Clarity, Confidence and Community in their organizations through effective communications and change management. While I leave you to enjoy the full report, I found some of the…