Employees today get more work benefits, but there’s a catch

The benefits American employers offer to their workers are becoming more numerous, and more diverse. According to a report released Monday by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), there were 60 known work-related benefits available to US employees in 1996, including health care coverage, retirement savings, and commuting subsidies. In 2016, that figure has ballooned to 344. That doesn’t… Continue reading

3 Emerging Markets Entrepreneurs Should Be Watching and How to Approach Them

Emerging markets can sometimes spook entrepreneurs. China’s economic slowdown, anemic performances in Brazil and South Africa and the deteriorating socio-political situation in Turkey have prompted would-be business leaders to reconsider whether the opportunities there are worth the risks. But as these noteworthy markets have faltered, lesser-known ones offer comparatively stable economies. Here are three promising countries that offer entrepreneurs inviting… Continue reading

Indonesian HR Who’s Who

InfoSDM is developing an Indonesian HR Who’s Who list that will serve as a reference work on Indonesian prominent HR Professionals. Inclusion in Indonesian HR Who’s Who, unlike many other publications, will not involve any payment by the subject. Inclusion will be based by prominence in the HR field or professional achievement. Inclusion will therefore come to carry a considerable… Continue reading

Tim pembahas sepakati manfaat tambahan jaminan sosial

Tim pembahasan rancangan peraturan pemerintah (RPP) UU Badan Penyelenggara Jamaninan Sosial sepakat manfaat tambahan program Dana Peningkatan Kesejahteraan Peserta (DPKP) tetap ada dengan penamaan yang berbeda. “Nama DPKP diganti menjadi pelayanan tambahan yang melekat pada program,” kata Direktur Investasi PT Jamsostek Jeffry Haryadi dalam siaran persnya yang diterima di Jakarta, Rabu. Dijelaskannya, akhirnya semua tim pembahas yang terdiri dari instansi… Continue reading

Tourism workers demand minimum wage

Tourism workers in Bali are struggling to push the local administration to implement a policy that would set a minimum wage for them. Putu Satyawira Mahendra, chairman of Bali’s tourism workers union, said the organization would reiterate their demand to the wage council during the upcoming meetings to discuss the minimum wage in 2014 for workers in the sector. “In… Continue reading