#MayDay and The Dark Shades of Employment Relations in Gig Economy (in Indonesia)

The International Labours/Workers Day or May Day is ‘celebrated’ in many countries, including Indonesia. Various issues and demands were voiced by Indonesian trade unions in each year’s May Day ‘celebration’. Lately, the demands were predominantly around issues of outsourcing and (increased minimum) wages. The movement does indeed contain positive message in improving the condition of…

Would Indonesian State (Government) be a ‘Model Employer’?

In the previous term, I was asked to discuss about whether the state (in the UK) can be a model-employer or not. As I had no classes due to lecturers’ strike, I then tried to apply the same question to Indonesian context, but focused on civil service institution: In employment relations context, the state is…

Is Posthuman (or Superhuman?) Resources Management Needed?

McKinsey & Company (2016) released a research based article entitled “Where machines could replace humans – and where they can’t (yet)”. The conclusion they made were involving analysist of 2000 plus activities from more than 800 occupations from US Bureau of Labor Statistics and O*Net. It is worth noting that the report was not considering…

To be Happier at Work: Craft Your Job, as this Son of Desert does

The Harvard Business Review released an article entitled ‘To Find Meaning in Your Work, Change How You Think about it’ to end the year of 2017. Written by John Coleman, the article suggests some steps on finding work meaning. Those steps are to connect work to service, to craft your work – make work a…

Not A Believer on Work-Life Balance, What About Student-Life Balance?

I remember on the first week of my study, the program director showed some list of HR issues and asked the students which issues might be the most ‘interesting’ to discuss in these days. A student answered that ‘aligning HR and business strategy’ is currently a ‘hot topic’. Well, that’s somehow true – yet, I…

Melangkahkan Kaki: Terima Kasih Nutrifood!

Tahun 2009 aku mulai menjelajah Jakarta untuk berkuliah dengan beasiswa penuh dari Yayasan Putera Sampoerna. Misiku datang ke Jakarta secara singkat digambarkan dengan 2 hal: nilai akademikku harus baik dan potensi-potensiku harus berkembang. Alhasil, selain berkuliah, aku selalu berusaha untuk berpartisipasi dan terlibat ke banyak acara dan program di luar kampus juga untuk mengembangkan diri….

Obrolan Usai Ujian Akhir CHRP: 2 Hal Praktisi HR Harus Pahami

Di tulisan sebelumnya aku cerita soal gambaran program Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) di bawah naungan UNIKA Atma Jaya Jakarta dan alasan kenapa aku ikut program ini. Ini tulisan terakhir dari rangkaian tulisan tadi, mau share diskusi menarik dengan mentor dan penguji makalah CHRP yang bantu aku dan tim. Sebut saja Pak ESA, seorang direktur HR…

Kenapa Aku Ikutan Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP)

Nah, setelah bahas soal gambaran program Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) di bawah naungan UNIKA Atma Jaya Jakarta buat kamu-kamu yang pengen ikut tapi masih galau; sekarang aku mau cerita alasan dan awal-awalnya aku pengen ikut program ini. Saat S1 jurusanku pendidikan. Pas mulai kerja pertama kali dapat kesempatan di area HR sampai sekarang. Memang…

Baru Kelar Ikut Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP)

Setelah hampir sebulan programnya selesai, aku baru sempat nulis soal program semacam kursus atau sertifikasi yang aku ikutin dari Januari-Maret 2017. Nama programnya adalah Certified Human Resources Professional (CHRP) yang diselenggarakan di bawah naungan Universitas Atma Jaya Jakarta. Di tulisan ini, aku ga perlu cerita awal dan alasan kenapa akhirya aku ikutan CHRP yah. Tapi…

Begini Cara Latihan Berpikir – Terutama Buat Anak Muda

Apakah Anda sempat mencoba untuk tidak berpikir sama sekali dalam beberapa menit kehidupan Anda? Meskipun Anda berusaha untuk pasrah atau membiarkan semuanya mengalir, pikiran akan tetap ada. Orang yang tidak berpikir mungkin saja orang yang sedang tidak sadar. Selama kita sadar, maka kita akan berpikir, entah pikiran yang buat sebagian orang sangat ringan ataupun sangat…