Cabinet OKs B7bn for urgent water jobs
The cabinet has approved about 7 billion baht from the Central Fund to implement 1,700 urgent water-management projects, Commerce Minister Chatchai Sarikulya said Wednesday. Gen Chatchai, w...
18 Feb 2015 at 17:00
Job-hopping Gen Y present challenge to companies
Thai companies should rethink their human resource strategies as the frequent job hopping of Generation Y employees may affect corporate competency in a highly competitive job market. Gerri...
16 Feb 2015 at 06:00
Britain's Tesco could axe 10,000 jobs: report
LONDON - Troubled British supermarket giant Tesco could axe as many as 10,000 jobs under plans to shut 43 stores in a company-wide overhaul, according to British media.
15 Feb 2015 at 18:45
Jobless rate tightly anchored
A mere 0.56% — that's Thailand's official unemployment rate as of year-end 2014. It's among the lowest in the world, and compares with 9.4% in India and 6% in the Philippines within the region....
4 Feb 2015 at 06:00
Rural jobs creation 'boost economy'
The government should implement stimulus measures to boost the lacklustre economic recovery through job creation in rural areas by repairing small-scale infrastructure, says the Thailand Developmen...
3 Feb 2015 at 06:00
THAI to reduce workforce 20% through attrition, buyouts
Thai Airways International will reduce its workforce by 20% through buyouts and attrition over the next five years, government and labour union officials said Tuesday. Transport Minister Pr...
27 Jan 2015 at 17:43
Career planning and engaged employees
'Coach Kriengsak, we recently completed an employee engagement survey, and one area where we did poorly in the eyes of our staff was career opportunities," Niwat tells me. "To resolve that, we need...
12 Jan 2015 at 06:00
10,000 apply for human paintball bullet tester job
LONDON - Some 10,000 people from around the world have applied to be shot at as a paintball bullet tester, the British company posting the job advert said.
3 Jan 2015 at 14:45
Transforming a technical expert into a people's champion
Whenever we encounter outstanding technical managers, we are impressed by how they think about and analyse things, often in ways we cannot imagine. We may believe that people with such skills shoul...
25 Dec 2014 at 06:00
Foreign workers in Myanmar should get business visa
Immigration is one of the primary concerns for foreigners planning to work in Myanmar. Many who work in the country for short periods obtain a tourist visa rather than a business visa when entering...
23 Dec 2014 at 06:00