RSM Thailand

Bhavana Kumar
Associate Director

Biography

Bhavana has specialist marketing, managerial, administrative, secretarial and human resources experience gained from the textile industry, an international school prior to joining RSM Thailand in 2007.

Solutions

Bhavana’s time spent in the industry ensures that she understands the requirements of an international consulting company back office including:-

  • human resources function managing a payroll  in excess of a hundred employees;
  • secretarial duties utilising various software packages including databases and payroll software;
  • events and marketing functions; and,
  • management of audit and accounting practice.

Significant Projects

  • Implementation of new payroll and human resource system into the consulting accounting practice.
  • Implementation of practice management system for the consulting practice.
  • Implementation of educational processes into an international school.
  • Arrange and control of various large marketing events to promote business.
  • Management of large second tier accounting, auditing and consulting office.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration from Assumption University of Thailand (ABAC)
  • Master’s Degree in Business Administration from Assumption University of Thailand (ABAC)

 

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Publications

RESIGN WITH GOOD GRACE – PRIMARY ADVICE TO CANDIDATES FROM EXECUTIVE RECRUITERS

9 June 2020
When it’s time to move on to a new job, do so with aplomb. You might fantasise about a call from a head-hunter offering three times your salary but, for most of us, the reason to leave one job for another is often simple: it’s just time. Maybe you’ve been passed over for a promotion or perhaps you’ve held the same position for longer tha...

RSM OUTPLACEMENT - A COMPREHENSIVE SOLUTION

9 June 2020
Few occasions are more stressful in work than when you have to tell a colleague that he or she no longer has a job. Ranked by psychologists as the third most stressful situation we are likely to face in life, job loss is becoming a greater and greater reality as the recession bites. In spite of this, many companies are not prepared for the cost ...

THE PERFECT CANDIDATE WITH THE PERFECT RESUME - REALLY?

4 June 2020
The war for talent, the shortage of qualified staff, the poor education system, the poor level of training, the low level of English fluency  and of course the lack of initiative from candidates are constant ‘complaints’ from multinational and International companies in Thailand.  Indeed companies all over the world even with high une...

Are You Employing New Staff?

4 June 2020
Below is a summary of the key points an employer should be aware of when undertaking the task of employing new staff and especially during COVID-19 pandemic times:  Advertise:  You never know who is out there. Closing date:  It’s always a good idea to work towards a fixed date though this may be delayed as a result of the C...

RETAINING GOOD PEOPLE DURING AND AFTER COVID-19

27 May 2020
THE CRY ACROSS Thailand these days is that we have plenty of work to do but not enough trained people to do it.  We won’t solve this problem and we should be taking on unskilled people and training them up to solve the long-term problem.  In the meantime, you need to consider how you might keep the good people you have.  Employees ...

Decisions for Human Resources Manager when engaging a Recruitment Agency in Thailand during COVID-19 Pandemic

27 May 2020
There are many people looking for jobs today. Finding the right person for the right kind of job is very important. The person must be committed to the job and be loyal to the company providing the job. Recruitment Product Offerings in Asia In 2020 CEO’s, business owners and hiring managers of all levels will be asking the question “Shoul...

DOWNSIZING AS A RESULT OF THE COVID-19 CRISIS - YOUR LIABILITIES

14 May 2020
As a result of COVID-19 pandemic crisis, many businesses are reviewing costs and one of the measures under consideration may include reduction of the workforce.  In accordance with Thai Labour Laws, making staff redundant owing to financial reasons or as a result of the recession is considered to be “termination without cause” and therefor...

Engaging a Recruiter

14 May 2020
As recruiters, our job and our daily interactions involve two sides of any industry we work in – the ‘candidate and the client’, or the individuals in a given market place seeking a new challenge or otherwise and the companies and businesses that we work with and /or aim to work with. Whilst any good executive recruiter will provide a...

Reduction of Withholding Tax Rates - Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Relief Measures

9 April 2020
By Bhavana Kumar In light of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) crisis, there are several changes being made around the world and in the Kingdom of Thailand to assist taxpayers. On 30 March 2020, Ministerial Regulation Number 361 was announced and published by the Thai government to reduce Thai withholding tax rates on certain types of payments....

Impact of Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) on Social Security Payment Obligations in Thailand

7 April 2020
By Bhavana Kumar  As Coronavirus (COVID-19) global pandemic crisis continues to evolve, there are a series of legislative taxation amendments being made around the world and in the Kingdom of Thailand. The Thai Social Security System is introducing several changes to deal with the situation and accommodate employers and employees accordingl...