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  1. News - Hong Kong - EMPLOYMENT

    Tough times for business graduates

    Posted Apr 30th 2013, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... Dennis Chong dennis.chong@scmp.com Jobs with international investment banks are thin on the ground, HKU survey shows Tough times for business graduates Graduates with business degrees ... as he released results of the survey on the career development of 3,500 graduates. "This is the worst time since the financial crisis for bank jobs," he said, adding that students ...

  2. News - China - EMPLOYMENT

    Graduates find path to a good future starts with humble manual labour

    Posted Sep 07th 2013, 12:00am by Alice Yan

    ... Alice Yan ting.yan@scmp.com Two young men, fresh out of university, find promising work in a very different kind of job market in Shanghai Graduates put careers on block In a wet market ... Their attitude is appreciated by the shoppers. But there is a difference between the two young men and most others in the trade: Cao and Xiao are university graduates and their choice of profession- ...

  3. Business - Economy - EMPLOYMENT

    US job market slack complicates Fed rate decision

    Posted Oct 23rd 2014, 06:25am by Bloomberg

    ... of underemployment- for example the graduate with an English degree who's working as a barista- are harder to pinpoint though just as important in trying to measure whether the labour market has ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - EMPLOYMENT

    No pay cut for civil service graduates, body advises

    Posted Dec 19th 2012, 12:00am by JOSHUA BUT

    ... Joshua But joshua.but@scmp.com Starting salaries HK$2,000 above market rate, but commission backs attractive joining wage No pay slash for graduate civil servants, body advises ... the government. According to the starting salaries survey, monthly pay for university graduates joining the private sector between April last year and this April averaged HK$20,432. Those who joined ...

  5. Business - Companies - EMPLOYMENT

    Graduates favour Western companies for best jobs

    Posted Sep 20th 2012, 12:00am by Anita Lam

    ... Anita Lam anita.lam@scmp.com In a list of the top 50 firms selected by nearly 150,000 university students, only three companies were based in Asia Graduates favour Western companies for best jobs Asia may be viewed as a driver of growth for the world economy, but when it comes to jobs, university graduates worldwide still prefer to start their careers at a US or European-owned ...

  6. News - China - EMPLOYMENT

    Foreign education no guarantee of success in China job market

    Posted Feb 03rd 2014, 04:01am by Andrea Chen

    ... Andrea Chen andrea.chen@scmp.com Record numbers of newly minted university graduates are returning to the mainland to a job market not overly impressed with all their efforts Foreign education no guarantee of success A record 300,000 university graduates are expected to return to the mainland this year, facing one of the gloomiest job markets in recent memory as domestic firms ...

  7. News - China - EMPLOYMENT

    Women postgraduates land jobs easier if pregnancy is out of the way

    Posted Apr 11th 2014, 04:38am by Vanessa Piao

    ... graduated from the three-year programme, two years after she was married. For Zhang, having a son before she started her career was not just about starting a family, but a shrewd job move. Under ... son, I will have no need for maternity leave, unlike many of my fellow graduates." While official figures on postgraduate mothers are unavailable, family planning offices at 10 leading ...

  8. News - China - EMPLOYMENT

    Foshan is first Chinese local government to open up to foreign talent

    Posted Jun 08th 2014, 05:26am by Mimi Lau

    ... the money. Heffer is a history graduate from the University of Exeter who also has majors in English literature, politics and international relations. "You can ask anyone from top universities, ... The idea has drawn its fair share of criticism, with some calling officials traitors when so many domestic university graduates are jobless. Zhou believes the value of the foreign staff ...

  9. News - China - EMPLOYMENT

    Young party members 'top earners'

    Posted May 05th 2014, 03:56am by Li Jing

    ... segmentation among the country's post-80s generation, into young migrant workers, college graduates and well-educated elites," Li said. The Shanghai survey is part of Fudan University's ...

  10. News - China - EMPLOYMENT

    In tight times, jobseekers turn to stability and security of civil service

    Posted Feb 06th 2014, 04:11pm by He Huifeng

    ... He Huifeng huifeng.he@scmp.com Eschewing foreign firms, young graduates enrol in training courses to learn how to 'think' like officials and win plum government positions Jobseekers turn to 'stable' civil service As the mainland job market grows tougher, more fresh graduates are turning once more to the civil service for a safe if unexciting career ...




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