With Japan’s demographic challenges causing a workforce crunch that
is proving difficult for companies to overcome, many are now offering
flexible conditions to allow new mothers to return to full-time careers
while maintaining their work-family balance.
As companies tackle ways to modernize Japan’s work practices, some
are keen to allow employees to set their own hours, or work from home.
More women, afraid their careers will stagnate while they are on maternity leave, are welcoming the new climate that makes it easier for couples to share the load.
Read more: https://www.thejakartapost.com/life/2018/03/26/japan-modernizing-workplace-conditions-to-lure-mothers-back.html
In the past few years, beauty enthusiasts have begun to pursue careers in makeup as the occupation of makeup artist is commonly perceived to be a way to earn millions of rupiah within hours.
However, becoming a makeup artist is not as easy as buying the makeup tools. One needs to be persistent and professional at the same time.
Three generations of makeup artists — Irwan Riady, Adi Adrian and Marlene Hariman — shared three essential tips that could help one become a professional makeup artist during a recent media gathering for the Face on Point tutorial book.
Read more: https://www.thejakartapost.com/life/2017/10/11/three-tips-for-becoming-a-professional-makeup-artist.html
Indonesia’s continued economic growth has driven robust recruitment activity in 2017, according to recruitment firm Roberts Walters in its latest annual survey, as it predicts strong demand in 2018 for talent across all sectors apart from oil, gas and mining.
The survey, which looked at the job market in the Southeast Asian region, shared optimistic predictions for 2018 by suggesting that the region’s economic outlook, ongoing digitalization and steady market expansion are set to drive salary growth.
Read more at: https://www.thejakartapost.com/life/2018/01/04/the-highest-paying-jobs-in-indonesia-revealed.html
Choosing a college major can be overwhelming as not every student knows what type of job they want.
Although passion is important, one must also consider the job’s sustainability as well as the salary.
Kompas.com has compiled three bachelor degrees with the highest starting salaries.
Math lovers may want to consider an accounting degree.
According to Salary Survey 2018, which was conducted by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), accountancy is among the best-paying jobs in the United States and United Kingdom.
Read more at: https://www.thejakartapost.com/youth/2018/06/21/three-jobs-with-highest-starting-salaries.html
Do you hate your job? If yes, why do you hate it?
Is it because your boss is always at your neck? Is it because you find your job too demanding that you sometimes struggle to meet deadlines? Or is your personal life so messed up that you vent all your frustrations to your colleagues and bosses?
Whichever your reasons are, you need to change that for the better and boost your work life. For your own health, you need to figure out ways of bringing your smile back at work.
Here are a few to start you off.
Read more at: https://www.thejakartapost.com/life/2018/11/16/five-ways-to-have-a-happy-work-life.html
A new poll says more than 40 percent of America’s baby boomers stayed with their employer for more than 20 years. But it’s unlikely that their children or grandchildren will experience the same job tenure.
The survey of more than 1,000 Americans 50 and older by the Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research shows that 41 percent of those employed workers have spent two decades with the same company, including 18 percent who’ve stayed at least 30 years.
Read more at: https://www.thejakartapost.com/life/2016/05/11/poll-age-income-factors-in-staying-with-single-employer-.html