Workplace medical benefits software provider, HealthMetrics has called out that Malaysian government and industry's emphasis in the push for digitalisation in the Budget 2020 announcement, as shared by Max Thum, Head of Revenue, HealthMetrics (pictured above).

Speaking at the company's fifth edition of HR Reinvented 2019 conference, Thum noted that HR leaders will be at forefront of this digital push in many organisations, hence emphasising the importance of exploring these new ways of working, to create greater efficiencies in business processes.

The conference carried the theme of 'Equipping HR to face Industrial Revolution 4.0', and featured industry speakers such as Ezekiel Vicente, Chief People Officer, Mindvalley; Anthony Raja Devadoss, Managing Director & Business Head, PERSOLKELLY Consulting Asia Pacific; and Chen Fong Tuan, Country HR and General Affairs Director, Samsung Malaysia.

With the presence of close to 200 delegates, the event organised by the home-grown tech firm was supported by BrioHR, Rewardz, INSPIRE Group, and Synergo.


Among the other highlights from the conference were the two panel sessions that discussed organisational culture, employee engagement and attracting top talent through employee benefit package. It was agreed that in terms of culture building, small steps are important to create awareness and engagement among employees.

Attracting top talent is another challenge for HR professionals where the second session highlighted the importance of reforming the existing benefit package to be more "Millennial-friendly" as many of them are now responsible in caring for their family members especially their parents.

Photos / Provided