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  1. Workers encouraged to kick-start battle of festive bulge

    Posted Dec 29th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Louisa Yan Employees are being urged to kick-start the Fitness First challenge at their companies to help boost the coffers of Operation Santa Claus. The gym is encouraging companies to sign up their workers for a three-month get-fit contest- from January 15 to April 15- hoping to raise $200,000 for the 12 beneficiaries in the annual appeal, which stands at $4,692,840. Fitness ...

  2. Employers eye gyms to lower health bills

    Posted Nov 30th 2003, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... Raymond Ma Corporate memberships of fitness centres see a quantum leap More employers in Hong Kong are encouraging their staff to join health clubs to stem corporate medical bills which ... in Hong Kong of Fitness First, a global health club operator. He said local companies were waking up to the idea of keeping their staff fit, with the number of new members joining the chain ...

  3. Marathon men

    Posted Feb 21st 2008, 12:00am by Andrea Li

    ... Andrea Li Race series keeps employees fit and raises funds for communities Corporate social responsibility can do wonders for an employer. It not only heightens the company's profile ... champions are picked according to their cumulative times. 'By sponsoring the race, we are accomplishing two things at the same time - getting our employees fit and involved, and raising ...

  4. Home is where the work is

    Posted Feb 26th 2012, 12:00am

    ... spaces, and cultural differences to consider. Just as they hope helpers can act responsibly and fit into the household, families should consider the helpers' needs and compromise. Jessica ...

  5. Domestic helpers may be worse off under minimum wage legislation

    Posted Jul 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... as they live with their own families. This is where the overseas workers fit in. They do not have a Hong Kong family and can work flexible hours. In turn, they are compensated by getting free lodging, ...

  6. Psychometrics gaining favour as a hiring practice

    Posted Aug 16th 2003, 12:00am by Wendy Ng

    ... a picture of how well the candidates can do the job, how much they might like the job, what motivates them, and what industry or type of organisation they would best fit into. Such information helps ... on the applicants' competency levels, and advise on their 'fitness' for the hiring organisation. Candidates are rarely excited about the assessment exercise before taking one, Ms Durant says. ...

  7. A minimum wage must tackle poverty

    Posted Oct 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of wealthy people have lost their status as US dollar millionaires because of the economic crisis. It is safe to assume that tens of thousands of lower middle class families now also fit ...

  8. CITA keeps up with technology

    Posted Jun 25th 2005, 12:00am by John Cremer

    ... such as quality assurance, dyeing and garment-fit technology, and offering expert assistance for individual businesses. The training courses fall into various categories. The one-year certificate ...

  9. First person

    Posted Apr 13th 2006, 12:00am by Simon Parry

    ... flight attendants is terribly outdated. Good looks should have nothing to do with it. Good grooming is important, but cabin crew are hired for their intelligence, fitness and their potential ... to the company. Why should we be discriminated against on the grounds of age? People talk about having grannies on board, but if you have a fitness and competency test and we pass it, why shouldn't ...

  10. Public scrapers make heavy work of lamp-post labels

    Posted Jul 29th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... and the other three watching the slowly drawn-out procedure, would be a fit subject for a time-and-motion study. If there is safety in numbers, obliging such workers to travel in convoy like this, ...




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