Corporate Wellness and Talent Retention in APAC

The Asia Pacific region  is faced with an imminent workforce dilemma. According to a study by Korn Ferry, by 2020, APAC is revealed to have a labour shortage of 12.3 million workers. This figure is projected on a steep rise of 47 million by 2030, hitting an annual opportunity cost of US$4.238...

Asia Taking Steps Towards Work and Life Balance

From a horrible boss, to being overworked and underappreciated, the reasons for a less than pleasant work experience are endless. In Asia, where the competition is high, work can often times become overwhelming, with many employees working long after hours at the office. 

Onboard Q3 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.

When Overtime Work Becomes Too Much for Japan

What happens when long working hours becomes too much to bear? In the late of 2015, Japan had a massive wake up call when a young 24 year old female worker at one of Japan’s biggest advertising firm committed suicide. The issue caught a lot of attention as many government labour officials...

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!

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.

Here is Why Your Business Can’t Find Great Talent

Simon Sinek has been an influential voice in business and a lot of his ideas have rubbed off in my past work. For a long time, people have separated business from people, borrowing from the movie The Godfather, “It’s not personal, it’s strictly business.” And this is a phrase we hear all the...

The Conversation About Gender Inequality in the Workplace

Pay, the thing that keeps the majority of people working their asses off in a company. Of course, there is the ideology that people should aim for careers and jobs that they enjoy, whereby salary becomes more of a secondary or even tertiary motivator. That said, it goes without saying that pay...

Onboard Q4 2017 - Updates on Asia's Visa and Payroll

Please see below our latest issue of Onboard, Links International's quarterly update that keeps you aware of significant payroll and visa developments across the region.

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