The human resources department, previously referred to as “personnel”, is believed to have been first established in 1901 at the The National Cash Register Company. When it first began, the role of HR was more compliance-based, along with a slew of administrative based tasks.
Like any professional, a skilled HR leader needs to be well equipped and should be well versed with the characteristics of the tools at their disposal.
When given the choice between flexibility and security, what comes first for you?
Since the end of 2017, and continuing into this year, we are seeing more companies using temporary roles in place of permanent roles. We are also witnessing a greater surge of demand for IT professionals, which may...
In an effort to further digitise and improve the Australian tax system, the ATO (Australian Taxation Office) passed legislation for the Single Touch Payroll, a simple reporting solution that helps streamline...
The HR Leaders event series has been an ongoing tradition at Links for some time now. Aimed to bring the latest news and HR insights into the community, every quarter we gather HR professionals to discuss on the hottest topics in HR.
Here’s to new beginnings in the Year of the Dog. May your hearts be filled with happiness and joy.
We recently posted an article on “Why Asia is the Place for Startup Success”, looking at the competitive edge of setting up a startup in Asia. As a follow up to that article, we will be looking more into how a startup, regardless of its location, can gain a competitive edge over other startups.
Why Employee Experience is Everything in Asia this 2018!
Links recently published our 2018 Asia Salary Snapshot. Our aim is to help employers and candidates gain a better understanding of the market by putting together a survey and extrapolating the insights and market trends for the year ahead.
When the first industrial revolution came about, many were taken by surprise, as people witness a plethora of opportunities opening up. The first industrialisation marked the shift towards powered, special-purpose machinery and factories of mass production.
To summarise 2017, I would say it was a year of technological discovery. From the rise of data analytics and immense growth in AI-assisted technology, to the sudden explosion in interest towards blockchain and, perhaps to an extent, even the launch of iPhone X - all of this points to a new era...