President Jokowi to Improve Human Resources in 2019

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – President Joko `Jokowi` Widodo stated that in 2019, the government would build and improve the quality of Indonesian human resources.

“Starting in 2019, the government would change the flagship program, from infrastructure into a massive program to strengthen the human resources,” said Jokowi during a speech in the 47th Anniversary of the Indonesian Civil Servants Corps (KORPRI) at Istora Senayan Jakarta, on Thursday, Nov. 29.


Swagelok Company Names David Lucarelli as Vice President, Global Human Resources

Swagelok Company names David Lucarelli as vice president, global human resources.

Lucarelli joined Swagelok in 2006 and has held several leadership positions within human resources, most recently serving as director, global human resources business partnerships. As vice president, Lucarelli will lead global human resources strategies and initiatives in support of the company’s 5,500 corporate associates. His responsibilities will include overseeing talent acquisition, training and leadership development, performance management, associate relations and engagement, and benefits and compensation programs


Ask HR: How do today’s workplaces need to change to meet the future?

Johnny C. Taylor Jr., a human-resources expert, is tackling your questions as part of a series for USA TODAY. Taylor is president and CEO of the Society for Human Resource Management, the world’s largest HR professional society.

The questions are submitted by readers, and Taylor’s answers below have been edited for length and clarity.

No matter what job you do or where you work, you are experiencing a changing workplace.


HR Festival Asia: The must-see speakers

There’s no bigger stage for HR in this region, than the plenary sessions of HR Festival Asia – and organisers have spared no expense to ensure the speakers presenting there on May 8 and 9 next year are some of the biggest global thinkers in this space.

Industry analyst and founder of Bersin by Deloitte Josh Bersin will deliver the closing keynote to the Festival. Drawing on data gathered from throughout Asia and the globe he’ll explain how the workforce is changing in this part of the world, and the ways employers themselves will need to evolve.


Practo gets new HR Head

Vinesh Nair, who was working with travel booking company redBus has joined Practo. Nair joined redBus as Head HR in 2012 as Head of Learning and Development. In 2014, he was elevated as Head HR in 2014. He started his career with Idea Cellular as Assistant Manager, Training and Quality in 2003. After working for four years with Idea he moved to Hitachi.

With more than 15 years of experience in the HR domain, he has worked with companies such as Idea, Hitachi, Sierra Atlantic, Mars, and others. He is an alumnus of Gujarat University.


Best reasons to go for an HR payroll software

HR payroll software can help immensely in making the work of the Human Resource Department very efficient. It has the capacity to streamline all the processes related to manpower in the company. Hence, the employees can be happy with the efficiency.

After all, keeping your employees happy with the help companies generate more profits and have a healthier environment.

Let’s check out some more reasons to go for HR Management Software:


11 HR Experts Dispel Some Common Job Hunting Myths

In today’s highly connected and accessible digital world, there’s a lot of advice floating around about every subject under the sun — including what to do and what not to do when you’re looking for a new job. It can be tricky researching job hunting tips online, where advice can be contradictory, obsolete or given by writers with no real expertise in human resources. Some pointers may even hurt your chances at an interview.

That’s why we asked expert members of Forbes Human Resources Council to dispel a few commonly encountered tips that are actually false or outdated, but that many job hunters still follow today. Read their insights for a better understanding of how to land your dream job.


10 Year-End Tips For Keeping Your HR Staff Organized And Productive

At the end of the year, it’s common for professionals of all types to feel overwhelmed by mounting tasks, projects and deadlines. HR is especially affected by the December rush, and at times it might seem impossible to stay afloat. However, with the right strategies, you can manage this hectic time while setting your team up for success in the new year.

We asked a panel of Forbes Human Resources Council members how HR professionals can stay organized and productive when they’re dealing with the extra burden of year-end responsibilities.


Konica Minolta Announces New Senior Vice President, Human Resources

Konica Minolta Business Solutions U.S.A., Inc. (Konica Minolta) announced today that Victoria (Vicky) Ringwood has joined the company as senior vice president of Human Resources.

In her role, Ringwood will work in partnership with Konica Minolta CEO, Rick Taylor, to drive a meaningful, impactful, human capital resource strategy that facilitates and supports our business. She will work with Konica Minolta’s leadership and HR teams to instill best practices needed to drive business outcomes, and to keep pace with current and future growth of the company.


SHRM Foundation Grants $155,000 to Jobs for America’s Graduates and Launches Pilot Program Connecting Students with HR Professionals

WASHINGTON — As the Society for Human Resource Management leads the employer conversation about closing the skills gap in hiring, its charitable affiliate, the SHRM Foundation, announces an investment in the youngest members of the U.S. workforce.

The SHRM Foundation said today that it has pledged $155,000 over two years to support the work of Jobs for America’s Graduates (JAG) in preparing youth for opportunities in the workplace and has committed to building local networking support for JAG students using the workforce readiness expertise of SHRM chapters and state councils.