B300 wage here to stay, says ministry
The Labour Ministry has clarified any change to the 300-baht national minimum wage will only be in one direction — higher. Deputy permanent secretary Arak Prommanee, in his capacity as mini...
8 Jun 2015 at 13:57
B300 wage to be scrapped next year
The 300-baht national daily minimum wage will be scrapped next year, to be replaced by the old system where wages vary by each province based on the cost of living. The rate will take effec...
6 Jun 2015 at 10:55
There are jobs in MICE!
MICE was in the news again yesterday – not those little four legged creatures, but "Meetings, incentives, conferences, and exhibitions (MICE)". Please join us on our Facebook page
6 Jun 2015 at 09:28
How analytical thinking complements creative thinking
'Thinking is the hardest work there is, which is probably the reason why so few engage in it," said the American entrepreneur Henry Ford. Thomas Watson of IBM agreed: "All the problems of the world...
14 May 2015 at 03:30
Tips on how to fight overload and stay creative
In my previous column, I talked about how overloaded we all feel these days. Caused by technological progress, headcount cuts and the bleeding of work hours into leisure time, this overload is a di...
30 Apr 2015 at 03:30
After the success of Bonjour French Fair, a well-known French consumers' fair at year-end, the Franco-Thai Chamber of Commerce will launch its first Brand & Career fair entitled "Bonjour Talents...
29 Apr 2015 at 14:16
Termination with cause ... as well as without costs
Recently there was a prominent news story about an employee being dismissed due to addiction to computer chat, based on a Supreme Court judgement. In that particular case, the employer did not need...
28 Apr 2015 at 03:30
Man on the move
Santit “Pear” Jirawongkraisorn is the co-founder and managing director of lalamove (available for download on the App Store; visit www.lalamove.com or fb.com/lalamovethailand), a Hong Kong-based de...
17 Apr 2015 at 06:00
Using employee assessment to build a better organisation
When the going gets tough, the tough get going. The saying rings especially true in the world of business. Business leaders who reflect on the economic meltdowns of 1997 and 2008, for example, will...
6 Apr 2015 at 08:03
Education & jobs: Harsh need-to-know realities
Graduates feel once they are university educated, they are entitled to high salaries & air-conditioned offices & refuse to do anything they consider below their self-perceived lofty status. Many ca...
1 Apr 2015 at 13:38