Building Digital Culture

Working Remotely or Not, Here Are Several Checkpoints to Combat Quiet Quitting

To fully understand the definition and context of quiet quitting, to put it planly, it can be translated as a form of employee disengagement. This phenomena is the result of various different reasons such as unfair pay, extremely overloaded workload, poor workplace boundaries, and more. In plain words, quiet quitting encourages employees to do their bare minimum to complete their work, and resist going above and beyond. Popularized by one of the currently booming social media platforms, TikTok, quiet quitting like it’s name, is a rather less aggressive movement against bad workplaces and bosses that don’t value their employees time and effort fairly. Still, the negative impact of quiet quitting to organizations cannot be underestimated. 

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How Remote Working Can Contribute to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI)

Creating a DEI-friendly workplace by incorporating a diverse workforce, enforcing equity at work, and achieving inclusion to be embodied in the company culture is not easy. One of the main reasons as to why DEI hasn’t been widely implemented is mainly due to its relatively high cost. In order to create a DEI-friendly workplace, the company needs to allocate several resources as follows:

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Building Remote Collaboration Ecosystem for Remote Team

Over the last few years, new market explored has created many new job demands in digital services such as programming, web development, digital design, social media, data analytics, etc., along with the health concerted and the business operation cost related to the prolonged pandemic circumstances, switches business operation using the internet and digital platform became the mandatory effective method. It’s quickly turned into trends in 2020 until this day. Business needs and demands vary among the industries, but the core features boiled down to the following four points:

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Crypto as a salary? Why some labor laws agree while others do not

It is beyond question that Cryptocurrency is really catching our eyes these recent years. It has a lot of potential and benefits to fit the 4.0 digital transformation. But employers need to keep in mind that to become utilize cryptocurrency as a payroll, they need to master the knowledge about the trade market, the cryptocurrency’s conversion value, trading procedures, wallet policies and securities, and most importantly labor legal law. Apart from the issues mentioned above, the potential risks, the data security, and its volatility are the essential matters when dealing with cryptocurrency.

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Employment Risk Management Playbook for Global Team

What is employment risk, and what are those risks? Employment risk applies to both employees and employers when legal employment is formed. Whether it is a blue-collar or white-collar job, every job comes with a risk. By definition, employment risk is a risk that is inherent in an employee’s job or work site. This is where employers come in to provide employees with insurance and other perks to ensure the employees’ well-being. While employee risk management includes ensuring both mental and physical wellbeing, protecting employees’ labor rights, and preventing any of those rights to be violated by the employer are also included as part of the employees’ risk to manage. 

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How to Identify and Avoid Job Scams

Job scammers, or can be identified with a more professional term is “Cyber criminals”, appear when they trick victims to believe they are doing a dream job that resolves the victim’s difficult situation. This matter has happened for a long time yet modern technology made the scam more delicate and lucrative. They can disguise themselves as legitimate employers, fake a company website, and create fake job recruiting on online job platforms that have high user traffic rates. A victim of the job scam can face the following situations as consequences: 

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Building Digital Culture – Virtual Onboarding For Your Remote Team

Your employees are just starting their journey with your organization. They are just as excited as you to embark on their new journey as you are to welcome them to be part of the team. Before the pandemic, your new hires will come to the office for their first day and finally meet their colleagues for the first time, get introduced to the whole department, and have a little tour of the office before they get to know their role better on the training. But it’s not like that to onboard your remote team.

Career Planning

Hiring Overseas: What Business Owners Should Know Before Setting Up Foreign Entities

When entering a foreign market, as a business entity or employer, you might find your competitors to be in the same market as you. Therefore, it is likely to become a war for talent. When you need to get talents onboard with your company as quickly as possible, Employer of Record (EOR) is the perfect solution to help you get up and running quickly while continuing to plan for your future brick-and-mortar company.

Career Planning

Remote Working 101: How to Implement Cross-Border Collaboration with Software Developers

Not long before the pandemic hit and put the majority of the workforce to practice remote working, half of the population of software developers have already been working remotely. Therefore, it is less troublesome for software developers to transition to a remote working setting in comparison with the other departments. However, with the recent social distancing restrictions that have been lifted, many companies demand their employees to conduct their work on-site. Most of the management teams are still not very inclined to hire remote workers due to various reasons.

Career Planning

Expanding Team Overseas? Here’s How EOR Service Providers Can Expedite Your Growth

Are you planning to expand your business globally as you grow your team? When considering international expansion, many businesses assume that the only way to achieve this is by setting up their own physical company entity abroad. However, setting up an entity can be time-consuming and complicated. Employer of record (EOR) services can be considered as an alternative to help you achieve this goal without all the hassles.

Career Planning

The Not-So Great Resignation: Let’s Make Working Great Again!

Counterintuitively, with the backlog in resignations, the number of burnout workers is increasing. With the vaccine starting to become widely available earlier this year, it indicates that the economy will start to recover. As burnout becomes one of the predictors of resignation, many workers decided to take their time off this year despite the bounce back in the economy.