Signup to Links’ Japan Payroll, Labour Law & Compliance Workshop

Coming in October, Links will be hosting a workshop on Japan payroll, labour law & compliance. Flying in payroll, recruitment and legal expert, Kunihisa Chiba san from Japan, the event will be hosted in both Singapore and Hong Kong, and you’re invited!

EY Started Using HR Bots, Here’s 3 Things They Learned

Going into 2018, the biggest hype in HR was surrounding the use of AI technology. Now, over 9 months into 2018, while AI and chatbots are still relatively new avenues in world of HR, many multinational corporations has started exploring the use of AI as a way to elevate their HR function.

Onboarding: How to Get New Hires Started on the Right Track

New jobs are stressful. Nowadays companies are doing more to smooth out the process, but are we doing enough? Instead of the usual skills and technique training, what if we told you, there’s actually more that you can do to get your new hires ready and committed to the company?

2 Ways Managers Can Conduct Better Performance Reviews

We understand that praise has its benefits in motivating people.  However, when done badly they can become a stressor for the people who receive it, choking them up on current tasks and also affecting them down the line. A lot of the time, what many consider praise is really more of  a...

The 1 Question You Need to Ask Yourself About Your Work

We’ve all been there, going into our work wondering why we’re there in the first place. According to a report by the Business Times, professionals are now more open to temporary and contract roles.

Foreign Businesses Setting up in China: Shanghai Legislation

In the past decade, China has really proven itself to be a worthy location to expand into and a business goldmine. Just recently, there’s been talks of Google, looking to re-enter into the China market, after years of being away. Seeing the strong growth in China’s economy, businesses are...

Doing Business in Vietnam: Simple Legislation Guide

For the past 30 years, Vietnam has proved it’s worth by being one of the fastest growing economies within Asia. With its young population and quickly growing wealth that’s brought the economy out of poverty and into a lower middle income market, Vietnam has attracted many business’ attention....

The Secret to Better Work : Fight Office Fatigue

In a study by Shawn Achor, who shared a word at TED on “The happy secret to better work”, showed that employees worked 31% more productively under positive stress. This statistic is found to be valid across different professions; for example, sales staff were performing 37% stronger and doctors...

Onboard Q2 2018 - Updates on Asia's Visa and Payroll

Below is the latest issue of Onboard, a quarterly update by Links. Onboard covers major payroll and visa developments across Asia. It is designed to get our readers updated at-a-glance. For more news and insights of the market, make sure to subscribe to our blog so you don't miss out on anything.

Temporary & Contracting - 2018 Mid Year Market Update

The Asian market moves quick and speaks by action. To help you better navigate the market, we’ve put together a Mid-Year Asia market update. Through our connection with numerous clients and candidates, Links is able to draw upon the latest insights in Asia.

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