Talent & Human Capital

Upskilling CFOs to lead in the digital age

CFOs are facing some major changes as the digital wave starts kicking in with vigour.
For those operating in Malaysia, they are also expected to ...

The one place in the banking world where there aren’t enough men

The propensity to give virtual assistants female names, personas and in some cases, voices, is coming under greater scrutiny for perpetuating sexist ...

Spa gone. Now, workers too as LendingClub joins Bay Area exodus

The online-lending pioneer will move 350 jobs to Utah, including customer-support staff, as a cost-saving move
SEATTLE • LendingClub Corp’s downtown ...

Hollywood superagent Jeremy Zimmer wants to change how talent is paid

LOS ANGELES • The entertainment industry is shifting under the feet of Hollywood’s writers and actors, with streaming services making it harder for talent ...

TNB Research pushing forward commercialisation through innovation

The talent at work at the national utility firm has seen its foray into technical solutions and innovation resulting in value creation of about 6 times its ...

Pentagon’s designer of RM41.4b JEDI Cloud is stepping down

WASHINGTON • The Pentagon official who developed a controversial US$10 billion (RM41.4 billion) cloud-computing project is stepping down after four years ...

Predicting costly pharma flops is AI-aided forecaster’s goal

FRANKFURT • Before Biogen Inc’s experimental Alzheimer’s disease drug failed in a trial last month, analysts surveyed by Bloomberg estimated annual sales ...

Some well-known bankers go solo amid crisis in India credit

They face huge risks succeeding as financial institutions with deeper pockets stumbled and their businesses are largely just in initial stages
MUMBAI • ...

Netflix to publish magazine as it chases Hollywood awards

LOS ANGELES • Netflix Inc is planning its first magazine, but you won’t find it on a newsstand.
The world’s largest online television (TV) network ...

‘Always on’ work culture taking its toll

Respondents of a global survey, particularly the sandwich generation, show decreased physical and mental wellness
By TMR  The “always on” culture ...

PTP and Johor govt bring cheer to Ulu Tiram

By TMR
Pelabuhan Tanjung Pelepas Sdn Bhd (PTP) and the Johor state government teamed up to bring cheer to the folks at Kampung Felda Ulu Tebrau in Ulu ...

Barclays’ top investment banker Throsby makes surprise exit

LONDON • Barclays plc CEO Jes Staley took direct control of the lender’s investment bank in a shake-up that led to the unexpected departure of Tim Throsby, ...