Jamsostek: pekerja swasta berhak pensiun mulai 2014

Perseroan Terbatas Jamsostek menegaskan para pekerja sektor swasta akan mempunyai hak untuk mendapatkan program pensiun dari perusahaannya seiring dengan pemberlakuan program Jaminan Pensiun oleh Badan Penyelenggara Jaminan Sosial Ketenagakerjaan pada tahun depan. Kepala Divisi Kepesertaan PT Jamsostek (Persero) Ilyas Lubis pada acara Jamsostek Award 2013 di Surabaya, Selasa, mengatakan bahwa Jaminan Pensiun merupakan pengganti dari program Jaminan Pemeliharaan Kesehatan (JPK)… Continue reading

Workers stay off work to prepare for nationwide strike

Tens of thousands of workers stayed away from their workplaces in a number of cities in a warm-up for a nationwide strike scheduled for Thursday. In Jakarta and surrounding areas, thousands of workers staged peaceful strikes. Workers rallied in industrial estates in Pulogadung, Cilincing, Bekasi, Cikarang, Tangerang and Bogor to announce the nationwide strike. Most employers had no objection to… Continue reading

Supervising difficult employees? Mend it, don’t end it

It’s a fact—some employees are more difficult to manage than others. Because many disruptive workplace situations are uncomfortable to handle, they’re often ignored or mishandled by managers. The result: a slow wearing-down of employee morale. Rather than ignoring tough situations or automatically getting rid of “difficult” employees, it’s better to learn techniques to effectively manage those situations. Here are tips on handling… Continue reading

Learn to speak up and stop being shy

Many people get tongue-tied at work for a variety of reasons: shy­­ness, lack of confidence, a perceived lack of power. But in business, it’s important to share your ideas, and speak out effectively. Fortune’s Anne Fisher answered a reader question about learning to speak up at work and offered these tips: Don’t play down your ideas. Affirm to yourself that your… Continue reading

Providing value through your work

Success is not measured by the quality you have in your own work, but by the value you offer others in their work, writes Ben Drake, communications and branding leader at be-influential.com, who offers these value-adding tips: Strive to do well while creating a quality outcome. High-quality work adds value only if the outcome itself is valuable. Do your best at… Continue reading