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Survey: Employee (dis)engagement in Asia

The Asian Nikkei Review has noted a recent survey by Gallup conducted globally from 2014 through 2016 which found that workers in East Asia are much less engaged in their jobs than their counterparts in the rest of the world. more »

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Expat or Overseas Filipinos start to return home


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The Wall Street Journal has a lengthy article reporting that some expat or overseas Filipinos are starting to reverse the decades long brain drain by returning home to work or start businesses. According to the government’s Commission on Filipinos Overseas more »

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The Human Capital Report 2015: Asia findings

The Human Capital Report 2015, was recently published by the World Economic Forum in collaboration with Mercer with Asia-Pacific, the world’s most populous region, scoring towards the middle of the range of the Human Capital Index results, with an overall more »

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A glass ceiling for Asian managers at Western employers?

The Wall Street Journal has a lengthy article about the lack of Asians in upper management or executive roles at western MNCs in Asia as the top slots are usually still filled with westerner expats. Traditionally when Western MNCs entered more »

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Entrepreneurs create the “American dream” back home in Asia

CNBC has a lengthy article about Asians shunning the “American dream” to return home. The article began by profiling Thomas Woo who returned home after studying in the USA to become a co-founder and president of City Super – a more »

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For western expats in Asia, the job market will keep getting tougher

For westerners thinking of coming to Asia to further their careers, the New York Times has a must read article about how the job market in Asia is gradually becoming less welcoming for westerners – and its not due to more »

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Asia is relying less and less on Western expats

The Financial Times has a lengthy article about how the executive expatriate salary package in Asia has traditionally included a housing allowance, school fees and perhaps even a car with a driver, but that sort of ship has largely sailed more »

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Asia’s endangered species: The expat

Expatriates or would-be expats who hope to further their careers in Asia, should read a lengthy Wall Street Journal piece entitled: Asia’s Endangered Species: The Expat. So why are expats in Asia considered an endangered species? Experts consulted by the more »

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