A new salary guide also found that salaries across the country's HR industry are expected to increase between 8% and 15% for the year 2016/17.
HRM Asia shares some of the latest HR appointments across the Asia-Pacific region.
Her death signals troubling times for Japan's workforce, where 25% of organisations reported workers who have clocked more than 80 hours of overtime each month.
New research shows almost eight out of 10 IT decision-makers in Singapore admit to storing data without authorisation.
DHL Express' new Singapore facility, set to employ 250 people, reinforces the government's identification of the logistics sector as a key industry.
This is part of a restructuring exercise that will also see the merger of two of its dailies My Paper and The New Paper.
The global talent shortage has also affected Singapore employers, where more than half of respondents reported difficulty in filling jobs.
Bus drivers will now have to attend the Enhanced Vocational Licence Training Programme conducted by the new Singapore Bus Academy.
Alice Lee, Director of Human Capital and Development, Pan Pacific Singapore, tells HRM Asia how she got her start in HR.
Only a meagre 17% of Singaporean firms always offer a pay rise after a promotion.
In a bid to attract job seekers to join them as rail engineers, SMRT and SBS Transit, along with the Land Transport Authority, are offering more competitive remuneration.
Malaysian MP for Klang Charles Santiago told local media that the country has to work towards developing a less labour-intensive workforce.