Jorge Martin-Martinez, general director of DKSH Vietnam, explains how to establish a talent attraction and retention strategy in our changing world. Technology is rapidly changing how people work and connect with each other. Artificial Intelligence and Big Data start to exercise stronger influence in many different aspects of our daily lives and businesses. Robots will likely replace humans for many of their repetitive tasks. These are key trends that are having an impact on both the needs of clients and consumers as well how businesses respond to these rapidly evolving needs. Consequently, these changing forces will also impact the future of the workforce. In an ever-specialised world, the complexity of tasks left for humans will likely increase, but in turn, it will also provide huge opportunities for employees to embrace the challenges and show their full capabilities. To address this extra complexity, the skill set for talents will likely require much more diversity and … [Read more...] about How to establish a talent attraction and retention strategy
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The queue to catch Robert Downey Jr and Benedict Cumberbatch in person begins Apr 16, 7am at Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Hall B. (Photo: Marvel Studios) You’ve read the big Avengers news. Here's how to score a spot on the Red Carpet Fan Event of Marvel Studios’ Avengers: Infinity War to meet Robert Downey Jr, Benedict Cumberbatch, Karen Gillan and director Joe Russo. This free event will be held on Apr 16, 7.30pm at Marina Bay Sands’ Event Plaza, located at the outdoor promenade overlooking Marina Bay. The queuing, however, begins at 7am that morning at Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Hall B. You will need to provide a photo ID, full name and contact number in person during registration for a non-transferable wristband and a paper slip detailing your admission time and entry points to the Event Plaza. Those below the age of 13 have to be accompanied by a parent or guardian, and all parties have to be registered. While waiting, fans can head to Sands … [Read more...] about How to score a spot at the Avengers: Infinity War Red Carpet Event
How to recognise a national hero (14-04-2007) Van Hoa-Xa Hoi (Culture-Society) newspaper spoke to Pham Mai Hung, deputy head of a study group on efforts to celebrate the nation’s heroes and historical figures. The public has ex pressed concern over the need to more clearly set out standards for recognising and commemorating individuals who have played an important part in Vietnamese history. Defining conceptions of historically important figures is part of this project. Following public opinion polls and discussions on the matter, we have managed to provide some clearer definitions. For example, national heroes are those people who have displayed extraordinary thought, ideas and actions which have led to important turning points in the country’s history. They are honoured for their talent and virtues. Does this project clearly define the differences between celebrities, national heroes and characters in history? During the time of setting up the project, we organised a lot … [Read more...] about How to recognise a national hero
Can Tho strategises on how to acquire a quality worforce (06-11-2007) Tuoi Tre (Youth) newspaper spoke Tran Oanh Liet, director of Can Tho’s Home Affairs Department, about the southern city’s human resource needs and how to attract talent. Can you make clear the policies now in place to attract talent to your city? After providing financial assistance of VND80-100 million (up to US$6,250)- for people working toward advanced degrees, we then offer good jobs, accommodation and other favourable conditions in order to encourage these people to take the training course to become the main managers of state companies. People from outside Can Tho can register to become permanent residents after getting jobs here, and the authorities will help their family members. How many professors, doctors and masters will Can Tho need in the near future? By 2011, Can Tho needs 10 doctors, six professors or vice professors, 75 masters, and 30 specialised doctors. Of these, the University of … [Read more...] about Can Tho strategises on how to acquire a quality worforce
Real Estate Market: How to Find a Sustainable Policy? Different from previous years, the real estate market of Vietnam in early days of 2011 has started to speed up. Strong participation of investors has boosted the price of real estate day by day. However, realty experts still make skeptical judgment on sustainable development of this market. According to many realty experts, the sudden increase in the price of many segments of realty market does not truly reflect the reality of this market, since under pressure of monetary policy tightening and new regulations in managing master planning and land, investors cannot overcome psychological obstacles promptly to make massive investment as what is going on. Real estate enterprises will encounter many difficulties At this time, financial and fiscal policies are very sensitive. As such, many real estate experts believe that those who have demand for realty investment will not immediately pump money but hold on and investigate … [Read more...] about Real Estate Market: How to Find a Sustainable Policy?