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Happy Mid-Autumn Festival! πŸŒ•

As the festive season celebrates reunions and perfection, we hope you’ll take the time to enjoy some quality time with your loved ones and recharge yourself to be prepared for the future. Here, we share some greetings to help you express your warmest wishes to your families, friends and colleagues - no matter how close or far apart we are. https://bit.ly/3zytZUI

Do also check out our key HR updates of the day πŸ‘‡

πŸ—“ 2022 Malaysia public holidays: 4 days of break to look forward to in May: https://bit.ly/3Cr2DBw

😷 What to do with 3 or more confirmed COVID cases in the office: Rules for Singapore employers: https://bit.ly/3u0Ye5w
Good evening! Here is our HR roundup of the day:

πŸ‘¨β€πŸ’ΌOffices in Malaysia can now operate at 100% capacity only if all employees are fully-vaccinated: PM: https://bit.ly/3kBqvwp

πŸ›Ί Bangkok, Phetchaburi, Chiang Mai, Hua Hin and Pattaya City may reopen through sealed routes by 1 November 2021: https://bit.ly/2W7GEQI

🌱 Organisations in Singapore recognise the importance of having a clean and green office: https://bit.ly/3CCj9P7

πŸ™‹β€β™€οΈ 3 ways a strategic talent management approach helps promote positive employee behaviours: https://bit.ly/2W5q4Rv

πŸ“² Winning Secrets: How TMF Group pandemic-proofed its L&D environment with technology: https://bit.ly/3o7qmCK

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Good morning! β˜€οΈ Looking to catch up on a few quick reads over the weekend? Check out our Editor's picks of the week!

Positively speaking: 3 practices for leaders to adopt in building an optimism mindset
πŸ‘“ https://bit.ly/3m0hZXj

9 things employees want you to know about healthcare benefits
πŸ‘“ https://bit.ly/3zzy2Ql

Offices in Malaysia can now operate at 100% capacity only if all employees are fully-vaccinated: PM
πŸ‘“ https://bit.ly/3kFx9kY

More than 43,900 Singapore employers to benefit from Jobs Support Scheme payouts from 30 Sep 2021
πŸ‘“ https://bit.ly/3zGcOQO
⚠️ News flash ⚠️

If you're in Singapore, here's everything you need to know about the new COVID restrictions that come into effect on Monday, 27th Sep: https://bit.ly/3i1thJB

πŸ‘©β€πŸ’» Work-from-home will be the default
πŸ‘“ 10-day snap WFH regime has been suspended
πŸ›‘ No cross-deployment of workers to multiple worksites
πŸŽ‚ Social gatherings at the workplace are disallowed
⏰ Employees who are unable to WFH may self-test weekly via ART
🧳 Employees who need to return to the workplace for ad-hoc reasons must test negative via ART first

Stay safe, stay healthy!

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πŸ”– Bookmark this: What to do if an employee tests positive via ART but is feeling well: Singapore advisory

Employers need to take note of the following guidelines once informed about an ART-positive employee:

βœ–οΈ Employers cannot ask ART-positive employees to report to the workplace.

πŸ‘©β€πŸ’» ART-positive employees should be allowed to work from home if they are able to do so.

😷 If working from home is not possible, employers should treat the period of absence as paid sick leave β€“ either paid outpatient sick leave or paid hospitalisation leave, without requiring a medical certificate.

πŸ™…β€β™‚ Employees should not be asked to take no-pay leave for the period of self-isolation.

βœ”οΈ Employees may return to the workplace when they get a negative ART result after 72 hours.

Full updates on MOM'S latest advisory: https://bit.ly/3zEYZlN
Good evening! ☺️ Here are our top HR updates of the day:

πŸ“ƒ HR guide to an after-hours communication policy: https://bit.ly/3CVujyW

πŸ“Œ 12th Malaysia Plan: Addressing mismatch in the job market, reducing reliance on foreign labour, and more: https://bit.ly/3idETt2

πŸ‡ΉπŸ‡­Thailand plans to reopen for travel in four phases from October 2021 to January 2022: https://bit.ly/3EZaJmT

🎁 What incentives Hong Kong employees want most amidst the pandemic: https://bit.ly/2Y3E0fC

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Have you checked out the Q3 edition of our e-magazine?

We’ve put together this Talent Management Special, where we’ve covered all pillars, from career development to employee wellbeing, from DEI to leadership empathy, and more.

Our line-up of exclusive content features:
πŸ‘‰ How leaders from Shopee, Syngenta, and more are stepping up their game
πŸ‘‰ Q&A with Dean Tong, Head, Group HR, UOB
πŸ‘‰ 3 practices for leaders to build an optimism mindset
πŸ‘‰ Column: Your employees appreciate honesty more than you think

Grab your e-copy here: https://bit.ly/30fTL13.

Enjoy the read! πŸ™‹β€β™€
Happy almost-Friday!

Here are our can't-miss updates of the day for your evening read:

🌿 The employer's guide to building a mental health-friendly workplace: https://bit.ly/2Yg1LBf

βœ”οΈ Malaysia allows private functions and workshops for fully-vaccinated guests in Phase 2 and 3 states: https://bit.ly/3AQjfCp

πŸ–Ό How to design a beautiful workspace that maximises comfort and minimises stress: https://bit.ly/3mdr4vW

πŸ›« Categories of Malaysians who can exit the country without MyTravelPass approval from 1 October 2021: https://bit.ly/2ZL7lMw

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Good morning! Whether it's β˜€οΈ or 🌧 wherever you are, we're here to keep you company this Saturday morning, with our Editor's Picks of the week:

The employer's guide to building a mental health-friendly workplace
πŸ‘“ https://bit.ly/2Yg1LBf

HR guide to an after-hours communication policy
πŸ‘“ https://bit.ly/3CVujyW

Thailand plans to reopen for travel in four phases from October 2021 to January 2022
πŸ‘“ https://bit.ly/3EZaJmT

Categories of Malaysians who can exit the country without MyTravelPass approval from 1 October 2021
πŸ‘“ https://bit.ly/2ZL7lMw

πŸ”– Lots more lined up for you here: https://bit.ly/humanresourcesonline
Good evening! πŸ‘‹

πŸ¦‹ We recently had the pleasure of interviewing Ng Wei Wei, UOB Malaysia's DCEO, who shared with us lessons in leadership, life, and more: https://bit.ly/2Yl9LAz

πŸ‘¨β€πŸ’Ό Don't miss - What are HR pathfinders, and what key practices can CHROs follow to embark on this journey? Find out: https://bit.ly/2Yig6gN

πŸ”– Lots more lined up for you here: https://bit.ly/humanresourcesonline
Hello, and Happy Thursday 😊

Here's what we have for you in today's HR roundup:

😍 World's most attractive employers 2021: https://bit.ly/3mr3cVE

πŸš— Johor progresses to Phase Three of Malaysia’s NRP; Pahang to Phase Four: https://bit.ly/2Ytdz2L

πŸ’Š Could the Chief Health Officer be the next C-suite title for every organisation? https://bit.ly/3abXDVs

⏳ Winning Secrets: How Thales’s digital transformation strategy led to time savings of over 50%: https://bit.ly/3iCRXbq

πŸ–‹ 4 takeaways from Hong Kong Chief Executive Carrie Lam's fifth policy address: https://bit.ly/3BjLXfj

πŸ”– Lots more lined up for you here: https://bit.ly/humanresourcesonline
Happy Weekends! πŸ™‹β€β™€

Check out this week's Editor's Picks:

🌱 World Mental Health Day special: How HR leaders prioritise and nurture mental health: https://bit.ly/3uVglKi

😍 World's most attractive employers 2021: https://bit.ly/3mr3cVE

πŸ›¬ Entry into Singapore: From 1 Nov 2021, WP holders and dependants must be fully vaccinated before arrival: https://bit.ly/3oMdiTY

πŸš™ Cross-state travel in Malaysia: Existing SOPs to remain in place even after travel permitted: https://bit.ly/2YuLoRH

⏳ Winning Secrets: How Thales’s digital transformation strategy led to time savings of over 50%: https://bit.ly/3iCRXbq
Happy almost-midweek! πŸ˜‰

Here is today's Tuesday lineup of HR stories:

πŸ”© Tightening criteria for Employment Pass and S Pass in Singapore: Implications for employers: https://bit.ly/3lwL11y

🏞 A 7-minute guide to the latest travel updates in Thailand, Indonesia, Vietnam, and India: https://bit.ly/3FBttcH

πŸ–‹ Malaysian employers in distribution sector no longer need CIMS letter to operate: https://bit.ly/3v2g1cV

πŸ”– Lots more lined up for you here: https://bit.ly/humanresourcesonline
Happy Thursday!

🎁 From novelty gifts to add to their collection, to a morning out with a walk and a picnic, we've got you covered in today's top story, with some creative ideas to show your boss your appreciation this Boss's Day (16 October). https://bit.ly/3FJROgu

Don't miss:

πŸ”Ί Up the ranks: Philip Morris Malaysia appoints Swati Chawla as Director of People and Culture: https://bit.ly/3DGrmCE

😯 Why HR and talent acquisition professionals in APAC are worried: Quality of hire and skills shortages: https://bit.ly/3az57Su

πŸ”– Lots more lined up for you here: https://bit.ly/humanresourcesonline
Happy Boss's Day to all our awesome readers! We hope you're making the most of the day to celebrate YOU and all your hard work for your workforce. 😌

Check out 6 simple and fun ways you can commemorate this day (and drop a hint to your team while at it): https://bit.ly/3FJROgu

Do also check out this week's Editor's Picks:

πŸ‘¨β€πŸ« Grab and Mastercard partner to upskill workers on digital entrepreneurship and cybersecurity: https://bit.ly/3p5rqrm

⁉️ Botched names at work: Have you ever had your name misspelled or mispronounced?: https://bit.ly/3lQ0wC5

πŸš— Malaysia opens up cross-state travel, overseas travel for fully-vaccinated Malaysians from 11 Oct '21: https://bit.ly/3mZfhBC

😷 Singapore's COVID-19 protocols: What to do if you test positive or are a close contact of a case: https://bit.ly/3mQqeWa

πŸ”Ί Up the ranks: Philip Morris Malaysia appoints Swati Chawla as Director of People and Culture: https://bit.ly/3DGrmCE
Good evening!

🌿 In today's exclusive, hear from Vicki Ng, Lendlease's Head of People & Culture, Asia, on how leadership leads by example by putting mental health and wellbeing first
This includes leaders being certified as first aiders, which enables them to be more sensitive towards the mental wellness of the team, and to look out for signs when someone needs help. https://bit.ly/3FY0Vdr

More HR updates to catch up on:

πŸ† HR Excellence Awards 2021: Malaysia finalists unveiled https://bit.ly/3BYDYV7

πŸ’° Will Hong Kong employees get a pay increase in 2022? https://bit.ly/3vmYGM0

πŸ‘¨β€πŸ’Ό Thailand's Labour Minister announces plans to promote employment in SMEs https://bit.ly/2Z8OkDB

πŸ”– Lots more lined up for you here: https://bit.ly/humanresourcesonline
[JUST IN] NTUC & SNEF introduce 9 recommendations to help PMEs in Singapore with employment and employability

The recommendations aim to enhance workplace fairness, provide unemployment support, ensure opportunities for mature PMEs, and support PMEs in skills upgrading. https://bit.ly/3vyqc9b

πŸ”– Lots more lined up for you here: https://bit.ly/humanresourcesonline
Good evening, and here are our HR updates this Thursday:

πŸ—£ Adhika Widya Sena, Senior HR Manager, P&G Indonesia, our interviewee of the day, tells us why he believes that over-communication might not be a bad thing for employees
Constantly communicating what the organisation is doing can actually help employees grasp the breadth and depth of their employer’s actions for them, he affirms. https://bit.ly/3vuAM14

Don't miss:

🧩 The future skills needed for 27 roles in HR, including CHRO, Head TM, and Manager HRBP https://bit.ly/3aVxsmb

βš™οΈ 15 ways for HR leaders to promote a strong learning culture for higher performance https://bit.ly/3vylPeg

πŸ§‘β€πŸ¦³ Singapore, Hong Kong, and Malaysia have the best retirement systems in Asia: Report https://bit.ly/3B38v2X

πŸ’° Additional JSS payouts for F&B, gyms, retail, and more as Singapore extends Stabilisation Phase to 21 Nov https://bit.ly/3BXRFng
[JUST IN] MOM will consider NTUC & SNEF's recommendations to help PMEs in Singapore

After Singapore's PME Taskforce (PME TF) proposed nine recommendations to help PMEs in Singapore with employment and employability, the Ministry of Manpower (MOM), has responded: "The recommendations will be taken into consideration in the ongoing review of manpower policies, the workplace fairness framework, and employment support initiatives". https://bit.ly/3vDEjtZ

More about the recommendations here: https://bit.ly/3vyqc9b.
Happy Weekends! Check out this week's Editor's Picks:

😌 5 experiences that drive how satisfied employees are with their HR departments https://bit.ly/3GcOASP

🧩 The future skills needed for 27 roles in HR, including CHRO, Head TM, and Manager HRBP https://bit.ly/3aVxsmb

πŸ›¬ Malaysia reduces quarantine period for incoming travellers to 7 days for the fully-vaccinated https://bit.ly/3B40gni

πŸ’΅ Singapore HR salary guide 2021/22: What HR directors, C&B managers, L&D leads and more can earn monthly https://bit.ly/2ZkkHzp

πŸ—£ Why P&G Indonesia believes that over-communication might not be a bad thing for employees https://bit.ly/3vuAM14

βš™οΈ 15 ways for HR leaders to promote a strong learning culture for higher performance https://bit.ly/3vylPeg

πŸ‘ Case study: How foodpanda Malaysia is driving workforce DEI, from women employees to delivery riders https://bit.ly/3npu4Ge