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The Human Capital Report 2015: Asia findings

The Human Capital Report 2015 (recently published by the World Economic Forum in collaboration with Mercer) showed Asia-Pacific, the world’s most populous region, scoring towards the middle of the range of the Human Capital Index results, with an overall average … Continue reading

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India eCommerce startups raid Silicon Valley for talent

In a reversal of the brain drain where Indian engineers headed to Silicon Valley tech firms, a Forbes article notes that India’s thriving homegrown e-commerce startups are increasingly trekking in the other direction in search of top-notch talent for opportunities … Continue reading

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Singapore tries to push vocational education over university degrees

Bloomberg has reported that after a clampdown on immigration and a slowdown in the Singaporean economy, the country needs fewer university graduates and more workers to fill the shipyards, factory floors and hotel desks. That has Prime Minister Lee Hsien … Continue reading

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