Infocus International Introduces New Online Training on Human Capital, Succession Planning, Talent & Performance Management

Singapore, Aug 27, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – Infocus International Group has introduced a brand new online training – Human Capital, Succession Planning, Talent & Performance Management and it will be commencing live on 25 October 2021. A comprehensive course that presents the A to Z on strategically managing and optimising human capital to full potential in today’s difficult […]

The certainty of Purpose

Every day, the volatility and uncertainty we see in the world continues to grow. People, organizations, and even countries are grappling with increasingly complex disruptions caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, and it often feels like we are constantly one step behind the changing times. However, while the global situation remains unpredictable there IS something that […]

Lim: No right

People are dying. So, no, I don’t want to hear your flawed arguments about your body and your right to do with it as you wish. On all other matters, I would probably agree with you in this regard. But not on this. Not on protecting the vulnerable. Not on stopping preventable deaths. Not on […]

Wrong application of paternalistic management

The president and general manager (P/GM) who is also the owner of a small enterprise was interviewed by a group of human resource (HR) management students doing their thesis about paternalistic management. When pressed for examples on how the company is practicing paternalistic management, the P/GM says he allows minimum wage earners to perform regular and daily overtime (OT) work to augment their […]

Mendoza: We are all winners

Time to sing paeans. It should be for all. Winners, losers, they all deserve praise. Olympics golden girl Hidilyn Diaz, silver seizers Nesthy Petecio and Carlo Paalam, and bronze bagger Eumir Marcial—all yours to savor the glory. Some of your 15 teammates stumbled but not after producing some wonders worthy of praise, too, as they […]

How to solve unequal worker pay

I’m 34 years old, a pioneer regular rank-and-file employee at a small enterprise established five years ago. Recently, my colleague, a 28-year-old man, passed his probationary employment and became regular as well. I felt disappointed when I learned we’re both being paid P650 a day for doing exactly the same job. Clearly, I’m senior and […]

Champion REIT Holds “Magical Langham Place in Your Lens” Student Filming Competition

HONG KONG, Jul 12, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – Champion Real Estate Investment Trust (“Champion REIT” or “Trust”) (Stock Code: 2778), owner of Three Garden Road and Langham Place, always regards sustainable development as an integral part of its corporate culture and is committed to creating long-term value not only for its business […]

A special letter

Dear JJ, Ten years ago you made me hate the world. You made me so scared and curse heaven for the future seemed so uncertain for me. I felt so embarrassed that from all the moms who gave birth that day, I was chosen to be your mom. I didn’t want you. I didn’t want […]

Soriano: Your legacy is on the line

Can family-owned enterprises embrace longevity as its enduring value? There is a saying that’s anathema to family-owned businesses around the world and this validates the regeneration of 90 percent of family-owned enterprises when it struggles to reach the third generation. For businesses operating in North America, it’s ‘shirtsleeves to shirtsleeves in three generations.’ In Mexico, […]

Lim: The sweet spot

Life takes on greater clarity when you are faced with your mortality. It can be a devastating diagnosis that rudely interrupts your perfectly-planned life. Or it can just be the annoying process of ageing that makes you realize that in the not-so-distant future, you’ll be leaving so you better know what to do with the […]

Eugenio: The heart of the home

We human beings, we are alive, moving and functioning because our hearts are healthy and pumping blood. Without our hearts, it’s impossible to live. With a balanced diet, exercise and a healthy lifestyle, we keep our hearts beating and this keeps us going on and living productive and happy lives. Our homes need to be […]