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7/27/22, 2:38 PM 6 HR Trends in Asia-Pacific | HR Exchange Network 2/5 READ: Acqui-Hires are Mergers and Acquisitions Made for HR Leaders Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion People around the world are recognizing the business and moral imperatives of seriously addressing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI). Asia Paci{c is no dixerent. Finding focus can be a challenge. "To improve our D&I strategies, I think there are two key points (1) to start thinking about the intersectionality across dixerent D&I pillars, such as women, people with a disability, etc. and (2) to stay focused on a few priorities and move the needle on those," says Shruti Ganeriwala, HR Director of Foods & Refreshments & Head of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at Unilever Australia & New Zealand. "D&I is a topic for which so much can be done, but teams need to really zoom in on where to best prioritise their exorts before moving on to the next focus area." INTERVIEW: Make DEI Integral to Your Work Culture Mental Health and Wellness The pandemic and all its consequences, which included isolation, {nancial stress, parental stress, loss of all kinds, illness, and death took its toll on humanity. As a result, many people are suxering. People are facing challenges big and small, from additional stress to diagnosed mental illness. More and more, employees expect their bosses and the companies for which they work to tend to their mental health and wellness. HR leaders are responding with bene{ts that include coverage of mental health needs, access to counseling and therapy, and apps and activities to help reduce stress. READ: What Is Mental Health and Wellness in HR? HR trends in Asia Paci{c re|ect the changes in the workplace that are happening as a result of the pandemic. Trends can sometimes end up being a short-lived fad. But these have a weightier feel to them. The pandemic seems to have accerlated transformation, and Asia Paci{c - truly the world - will never be the same. Photo by cottonbro for Pexels Comments You must Login or Subscribe to comment. Upcoming Events Future Oyces Summer 2022 August 08 - 11, 2022 San Diego, CA Register Now | View Agenda | Learn More Setting Up a Human-Centered Onboarding Experience 23 August, 2022 Online Register Now | Learn More HR Exchange Live: Recruiting and Talent Acquisition APAC August 30, 2022 Online Register Now | Learn More HR Exchange Live: Corporate Learning September 28 - 29, 2022 100% Online Register Now | Learn More IQPC Exchange HR Retreat September 30, 2022 Seattle, Washington Register Now | View Agenda | Learn More We use cookies and similar technologies to recognize your visits and preferences, as well as to measure the exectiveness of campaigns and analyze trayc. To learn more about cookies, including how to disable them, view our Cookie Policy OK

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