CXC Global Asia

Blog

Outsourcing: a business strategy to improve access to talent and new technology

With a rapidly changing business environment, driven by new technologies, business leaders can no longer afford to view outsourcing as a quick fix to help cut costs. To remain competitive and relevant on the world … Continue reading Outsourcing: a business strategy to improve access to talent and new technology

Recruitment Agencies – is it time to adapt?

As the move to a more flexible workforce increases – Is focusing solely on permanent positions a risky recruitment business? The world of work is changing.  Many companies are implementing flexible workforces and new ways … Continue reading Recruitment Agencies – is it time to adapt?

Asia’s war for talent spurs contingent workforce expansion

The rapid development of technology has changed the nature of work in many industries, and businesses are having to play catch-up. Already, governments  are gearing up for the so-called fourth industrial revolution – an age … Continue reading Asia’s war for talent spurs contingent workforce expansion

The Digital Evolution of the Contingent Workforce Supply Chain

While perusing the latest news on Contingent Workforce thoughts, I ran across Andrew Karpie’s excellent piece on Digital Evolution. I felt compelled to voice my take on the subject and give you a brief snapshot … Continue reading The Digital Evolution of the Contingent Workforce Supply Chain

Workforce Solutions Ecosystem

A recent Staffing Industry Analysts (SIA) webinar introduced the concept of a “Workforce Solutions Ecosystem” as a means to describe, define and illustrate the interconnectivity of related and unrelated Workforce Solutions. SIA identifies the six … Continue reading Workforce Solutions Ecosystem

Power to the people!

Big data is a powerful tool – but only in the right hands. Asking Kevin Spacey to play the ruthless Frank Underwood in House of Cards was an inspired piece of casting. Or was it? … Continue reading Power to the people!

Australia plans to relax entry for foreign workers

Australia is reviewing its skilled migration programme to make it easier for foreign workers to enter the country. Prime Minister Tony Abbott’s government has billed the review as the biggest re-examination of skilled migration in … Continue reading Australia plans to relax entry for foreign workers

The Future of work: Freelancing

There is no such thing as a job for life anymore. The age of “just in time” production has given rise to “just in time” workers —employees whom a business can hire on a moment’s … Continue reading The Future of work: Freelancing

Asian labour laws – a minefield for the unwary

In Asia, varying stages of economic and social development necessitate different local labour laws. In Indonesia and China, authorities are implementing pension and immigration reforms while in Vietnam new visa rules have been introduced. As … Continue reading Asian labour laws – a minefield for the unwary

Labour mobility under ASEAN 2015 integration seen as limited

The ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), a single common market of ASEAN countries, is expected to be created by 2015. It is an ambitious attempt at market integration, characterised by the free flow of goods, services … Continue reading Labour mobility under ASEAN 2015 integration seen as limited

Public Liability and Worker Compensation in Southeast Asia

At CXC Global, we work with many different types of businesses and business sectors to assist them with compliance in many countries across the globe. During this journey we face many interesting obstacles such as, … Continue reading Public Liability and Worker Compensation in Southeast Asia

Trends in payroll and human resources in ASIA in 2015

Wages will rise and so will inflation… Asian economies are growing and this combined with monetary easing by central banks will likely continue to push prices higher next year. Rising inflation and demand for labour … Continue reading Trends in payroll and human resources in ASIA in 2015

FATCA’d by the United States Internal Revenue Service

The Foreign Account Tax Compliance Act (FATCA), which came into force after several months of delay on 1st July, 2014, is designed to discourage tax evasion by US taxpayers and it imposes significant obligations on … Continue reading FATCA’d by the United States Internal Revenue Service

“Reform for Indonesia Under Joko Widodo”

Most Indonesians are celebrating the efforts of their new president, Joko Widodo. As a career politician, he has been instrumental in implementing progressive changes throughout the territories under his careful reign. If the most recent … Continue reading “Reform for Indonesia Under Joko Widodo”

Asia’s Job Leaders and Laggards

Asia has weathered the global financial crisis better than its western counterparts, and the long-term economic outlook for the region is positive. However, with newly elected heads of state in India and Indonesia, moderating growth … Continue reading Asia’s Job Leaders and Laggards

Singapore’s Fair Consideration Framework

Proper Human Resource (HR) due diligence is crucial for firms entering the markets of Southeast Asia. Ignorance and underestimating the complexities of local labour laws, intricate cultural nuances and unique operating environments can lead to … Continue reading Singapore’s Fair Consideration Framework