Category: Human resources

The feeling of being an actress/actor in a science fiction movie!

Life is getting harder and harder every day for all of us. It’s difficult to “take in” this surreal situation. You have a feeling of being part of a science fiction movie. You hear news and specialists analyzing the Covid19 every day, from morning until evening and it’s so difficult to know who is right…

Global Speakers Deliver Insights on Talent Development and Leadership Training

Recently, SEAC (Southeast Asia Center) hosted a Talent Development and Leadership Training session with the organization’s Lead of Design and Innovation, William Malek, and Past President of the National Speakers Association, Scott Friedman. This workshop acted as a preview for the upcoming Thailand Leadership Summit: Innovate Inspire Influence between 7 and 18 July in Singapore,…

Maersk Tankers introduces new parental leave worldwide

The Danish company Maersk Tankers introduces a new parental leave policy that improves benefits for parents worldwide, on 14th January 2020. According to an official statement, the new parental leave policy gives new fathers four weeks OF paid paternity leave, which is offered to onshore employees across all locations. This means Maersk Tankers is increasing…

Consular officer position for Finland embassy in Bangkok is open for applications until 29th December 2019

The Embassy of Finland in Bangkok published a recruitment statement seeking Consular Officer (entry permit section) position available to Finnish citizen. The last day to send your application is 29th December 2019. The official statement said: The Embassy of Finland in Bangkok will apply for a consular officer on its dynamic entry team 01.03.2020 –…

Danish Embassy puts food waste on the menu with delicious leftovers

On Tuesday 17 December, the Royal Danish Embassy in Bangkok organised an event featuring how to successfully utilise leftover food. The event was held at The Bangkok Screening Room in corporation with Scholars of Sustenance and The Sukhothai Bangkok hotel. The event formed a green circle with a minimum of waste and a maximum of…

Preparing new Nordic expats-to-be

Seasoned employers know that being properly prepared is key for a successful posting in Asia, while minimizing the risks – and they prepare their employees accordingly. Nordic employers mostly prepare their assignees well for their posting in Asia to achieve a successful foreign assignment. While learning the cultural do’s and the don’ts may be critical…

Norwegian ships will continue hiring seafarers from the Philippines

Mr. Harald Solberg, chief executive officer of the Norwegian Shipowners’ Association (NSA), says the Norwegian shipowners will continue to hire seafarers from the Philippines. Mr. Solberg expressed his optimism in an interview with the Philippines TV Channel ANC which is also available on Youtube. But don’t expect a boost in hiring anytime soon, he added.…

What Senior Executives get out of a trusted peer group

Confidential, organised, professional knowledge sharing among Asia’s most talented leaders is facilitated by EGN (Executives’ Global Network) in Singapore. Your personal customised EGN group represents a confidential forum where all ideas and challenges can be discussed with peers at your own, professional level. Members help each other to face challenges, solve problems and identify opportunities.…

Denmark supports Indonesia after earthquakes

Danish experts, equipment and aid are on the way to Indonesia after the country suffered a series of earthquakes and a tsunami in September. The Danish emergency response services has given 10 million Danish crowns to support Indonesia. Furthermore, Denmark will also dispatch equipment that includes generators and water cleansing equipment, according to CPH Post…

Launch of the first ever Swedish Business Climate Survey Singapore

The Swedish Chamber of Commerce Singapore released the first ever survey on Swedish business climate in Singapore. The survey has been produced by Swedish Chamber of Commerce Singapore, Business Sweden and the Embassy of Sweden. Jan Stjernström, the President of the Swedish Chamber of Commerce in Singapore presented the findings of the survey and the…