HR strategies for Papua New Guinea

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David James reports how Papua New Guinean businesses are taking local cultural considerations into account in the management of their staff.

Boardroom briefing: nine qualities managers want to see in employees, sleep and entrepreneurs, and new challenges for the oil market

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Nine qualities every employee should to try to cultivate, sleep could be the secret to successful ventures, and challenges the oil market faces after the attacks in Saudi Arabia. Readings from around the world on business, leadership and management.

Boardroom briefing: how to delegate successfully, Brexit and metal prices, and Port Moresby’s liveability

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Tips to delegate successfully, Brexit to affect the prices of precious metals, and Port Moresby ranks 135 in the Global Liveability Index. Readings from around the world on business, leadership and management.

Boardroom briefing: new types of test for recruitment, food made out of air, Apple’s bounty program

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A new breed of test for recruitment purposes could make talent identification more precise, a Finnish company is making food out of air and electricity, and Apple expands its bounty program. Readings from around the world on business, leadership and management.

Boardroom briefing: the world of work, shipping supply chain data and women on corporate boards

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Get ready for the next wave of changes at the workplace, blockchain technology for the shipping industry, all S&P 500 companies now have women on their boards of directors. Readings from around the world on business, leadership and management.

Boardroom briefing: regulator focuses on Google and Facebook, emojis at work and shorter working weeks

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Turns out that using emojis at work or to promote a business can deliver positive results, shorter workweeks help to increase productivity and loyalty, and every S&P 500 company now has at least one woman on its board. Readings from around the world on business, leadership and management.

Boardroom briefing: reasons for using the cloud, renewable energy news and the importance of feedback

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A new Deloitte study suggest more and more businesses are using cloud technology, by 2020 solar PV technologies will be cheaper than any fossil fuel source, and employees assumptions about lack of feedback could damage their performance. Your weekly digest of business news. 

Boardroom briefing: the most important question in a new job, Facebook’s currency and the shale oil in trouble

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A Human Resources guru tells us what’s the most important question in a new job, Facebook to launch its own currency, and the US shale oil industry could be in trouble. Readings from around the world on business, leadership and management.

Wages stagnating in Papua New Guinea according to salary survey

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A recent salary survey has identified the need for investment in local talent to support better outcomes for the country’s professionals and organisations. The 2018/19 Papua New Guinea Salary Survey Report by human resources consultancy Peopleconnexion PNG surveyed professionals across the country about salaries and attitudes at work.

Opinion: resurgence of energy projects in Asia Pacific creating workforce challenges

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New energy projects in the Asia Pacific are creating workforce challenges according to Calum Smith, Senior Vice President of Asia Pacific at HR consultancy, Airswift. In terms of roles, he says no other area in energy is growing as fast as renewables.