The implementation of an annual rewards cycle guidance tool led to an 11% increase in employees feeling supported in their growth journey. Engagement levels also rose 6% year-on-year, shares Watcharapong Soottiard, Country HR Manager, HP Inc. (Thailand).
Ray Chou, Country Head, Ninja Van Singapore, said with automation breaking the "trade-off between labour costs and service levels", the firm's automation investment is expected to decrease manpower by more than 55% by 2025.
"With innovation in our DNA, our future plans include greater adoption of Agile methodology across all business units, so we can embark on a constant ‘test & learn’ methodology to try new things and implement processes," says Pearly Tan, Head of HR Shared Services, Thales, SEA.
Launched in tandem with the OIP is also the Medtronic APAC Innovation Challenge (MAIC), which enables companies to showcase innovative medical technology solutions.
This comes with 48% adopting digital tech platforms for day-to-day operations this year, compared to 19% in 2020, bringing to light the need for skills such as data analytics, cloud computing, digital marketing, and more.
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