Monday, 2 March 2015

World of Work Report: Banking & Financial Services - Key Findings

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Diversity, Flexibility & Labour Mobility, Productivity & Performance, Talent Resources, Workforce Insights, Workforce Planning, World of Work Report

Leadership will ignite to drive talent strategy Like leaders in all industries surveyed, strengthening employee engagement tops the list of initiatives to boost productivity in the next five years, a crucial step in moving towards the more ... read more

Monday, 2 March 2015

10 rules for the banking & financial services talent strategy game

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Diversity, Flexibility & Labour Mobility, Hiring Intentions, Leadership, Talent Resources, Workforce Planning, World of Work Report

1. Skilled talent shortages will persist across the industry in Asia Pacific, even in countries where growth is slowing, due to increased competitive pressure and the impact of technical and geographical change. 2. Demand will be high for ... read more

Monday, 21 July 2014

What should your organisation be doing to address the challenge of increasing workplace performance

Tags: Leadership, Productivity & Performance, Talent Resources, Workforce Planning, World of Work Report

Companies are facing major productivity challenges and one of the main issues is the lack of a talent strategy. Amongst the companies surveyed, less than 10% describe their talent strategy as world class - and a striking 39% describe it as ... read more

Tuesday, 1 July 2014

INFOGRAPHIC: Do you know what the biggest human capital challenges being faced by HR are?

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Productivity & Performance, Talent Resources, Workforce Planning, World of Work Report

Looking at the APAC region as a whole, the top three human capital challenges for HR and business leaders in the next 12 months include increasing workforce performance and productivity (23%), retaining top performers (16%), and attracting ... read more

Friday, 28 February 2014

VIDEO: How work will evolve from a place to a collaborative process

Tags: Flexibility & Labour Mobility, Productivity & Performance, Talent Resources, Workforce Planning, World of Work Report

This game-changer #4 focuses on how work will evolve from a place to a collaborative process. The 2013/14 Randstad World of Work research — tapping into the perspectives of over 14,000 employers and professionals across Asia Pacific ... read more

Monday, 24 February 2014

work/life balance high priority for employees

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Flexibility & Labour Mobility, World of Work Report

The 2014 Randstad World of Work Reportreveals that Singaporean employees place increasing importance on achieving work life balance, with the percentage of employees ranking it as one of the main reasons to stay with their organisation jumping ... read more

Monday, 24 February 2014

are Singaporean employees really unhappy in their jobs?

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Jobs & the Economy, Talent Resources, World of Work Report

Employees in Singapore are some of the unhappiest in Asia Pacific with 23 percent feeling unmotivated in their jobs and that their skills that are not being used effectively. The majority (64 percent) plan to leave their current job in the next 12 ... read more

Wednesday, 22 January 2014

VIDEO: Talent will drive the engagement agenda

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Flexibility & Labour Mobility, Productivity & Performance, Talent Resources, World of Work Report

This video focuses on how talent will drive the engagement agenda. The 2013/14 Randstad World of Work research — tapping into the perspectives of over 14,000 employers and professionals across Asia Pacific — confirms we are ... read more

Thursday, 12 December 2013

VIDEO: the innovation economy will create demand for new skills

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Workforce Planning, World of Work Report

In this video, we look at the how the innovation economy is creating demand for new skills.  The 2013/14 Randstad World of Work research — tapping into the perspectives of over 14,000 employers and professionals across Asia ... read more

Tuesday, 3 December 2013

game-changer 1: Leadership will ignite to drive talent strategy

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Leadership, Talent Resources, World of Work Report

This first report in our 4-part Talent Strategy Game-Changer series shows how leaders across Asia Pacific will ignite to drive talent strategy, to ensure the success of their organisations in the decade ahead. Download report ... read more

Tuesday, 3 December 2013

VIDEO: Leadership will ignite to drive talent strategy

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Jobs & the Economy, Talent Resources, World of Work Report

In this video, we look at the Asia Pacific highlights to understand the key drivers changing our world of work in 2013/14.  The 2013/14 Randstad World of Work research — tapping into the perspectives of over 14,000 employers and ... read more

Sunday, 17 November 2013

the 10 rules of new talent strategy

Tags: Talent Resources, World of Work Report

While much has been written about differing leadership styles among the generations, our findings show many areas of agreement and a few key differences — particularly when it comes to views about flexible work, adaptability and technology. It ... read more

Friday, 15 November 2013

Creating Positive Workplace Culture

Tags: Flexibility & Labour Mobility, Talent Resources, Workforce Planning, World of Work Report

In  today’s business world, organisations that get ahead are the ones that adapt to change, innovate and evolve to meet changing consumer and customer demands. To do this, business leaders need to create a workplace culture that ... read more

Friday, 8 November 2013

what's changing today's world of work?

Tags: Attraction & Retention, Jobs & the Economy, World of Work Report

If the most in demand roles in 2014 didn't exist in 2004 - what will our world of work look like in another 5 - 10 years?   In this video, we look at the impact that technology, generational diversity, and the rapid growth in Asia ... read more

Tuesday, 5 November 2013

winning the war for talent with a strong employer brand

Tags: Employer Branding, World of Work Report

Most countries in Asia Pacific are in a war for talent. With continuing low unemployment, there is an urgent need for organisations to differentiate their employer brand and employee value proposition (EVP) in one of the world’s most ... read more

Tuesday, 5 November 2013

Building leadership for the future - Michael Smith

Tags: Leadership, World of Work Report

Business leaders play a key role in any organisation – they set the overall company goals and direction and boost productivity to drive maximum performance from their employees.. Therefore it is no surprise to see that the majority of ... read more

Monday, 7 October 2013

2012/13 World of Work Report

Tags: World of Work Report

Every year, we conduct our annual Randstad World of Work research to gain insight into what's driving business across the region. Our 2012/13 research was the insight of 9,800 survey respondents (5,300 employers and 4,500 employees) across Asia ... read more