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  1. Local graduates losing job edge

    Posted Apr 30th 2010, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Only 20 per cent of Chinese enterprises are willing to employ local tertiary graduates as more and more of their mainland peers possess strong English-language skills and an international outlook that were once the competitive advantages of Hong Kong graduates. That is the finding of a survey conducted by two organisations that have extensive networks with mainland enterprises. ...

  2. Wen promises graduates help

    Posted Jun 08th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Al Guo Amid rising concern about the grim employment prospects facing more than 7 million college and university graduates this year, Premier Wen Jiabao told those about to enter the job ... in the ancient provincial capital on Friday, Xinhua reported. He told about 2,500 students that his cabinet had listed creating more jobs for graduates as one of its top priorities this year. 'The ...

  3. 11pc increase in jobs for graduates

    Posted Dec 03rd 2009, 12:00am by Elaine Yau

    ... Elaine Yau More jobs are available for university graduates this year- another sign the economy is picking up. Figures from the latest quarterly report by the Joint Institution Job ... institutions, keeps track of vacancies available for all university graduates. The median monthly salary for the latest quarter was HK$9,500, the same as for June to August. This is still 5 per cent ...

  4. New graduates cashing in on recovery

    Posted May 26th 2005, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam A $500,000 job offer to a University of Hong Kong student is indicative of the pay prospects available to graduates. Economic and finance student Jenny Tse Li, who will graduate ... but more tend to recruit local graduates as their business expands to China,' she said. 'Hong Kong graduates enjoy many advantages when applying for jobs at investment banks because ...

  5. Graduates hope for change

    Posted Dec 15th 2007, 12:00am by Richard Watt

    ... Written by Richard Watt Mainlanders are likely to switch employers more often: report Unlike the United States or Britain, mainland graduates believe they will work for more than 10 ... and grow, which results in the need to change employers more often.' The report titled Managing Tomorrow's People involved a survey of 2,739 graduates from the mainland, the United States ...

  6. Healthy economy boosts graduates' job prospects

    Posted May 05th 2007, 12:00am by Nora Tong, Will Clem

    ... Nora Tong and Will Clem The healthy economic climate is translating into good job prospects for fresh graduates, according to surveys released by two universities. Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and Hong Kong Baptist University both unveiled figures this week showing near-full employment levels for students who graduated last summer. Of the 1,549 graduates ...

  7. Graduates 'pressuring job market'

    Posted Aug 27th 2004, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... Martin Wong New secondary school graduates are placing pressure on the labour market, with the working population hitting a new high, the labour minister says. Stephen Ip Shu-kwan said yesterday he expected graduates would take some time to find jobs. 'I think everyone will understand, and we will arrange many job fairs that will offer jobs in the catering industry, retail ...

  8. Overtime warning to medical graduates

    Posted May 19th 2007, 12:00am by Lilian Goh

    ... Lilian Goh The Public Doctors' Association is urging medical graduates not to sign employment contracts with the Hospital Authority until the authority has clarified whether doctors will be entitled to overtime pay. Association president Paul Shea Tat-ming said the contracts, which state that doctors will not be so entitled, contradicted the authority's steering committee ...

  9. Thousands of graduates earn less than $5,000 a month

    Posted Feb 17th 2005, 12:00am by Elaine Wu

    ... clerks. They all worked more than 35 hours a week. Two-thirds of these workers had no more than a junior secondary school education. Five per cent were university graduates. Legislator Wong ...

  10. Job market fails to absorb influx of graduates

    Posted Nov 20th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Leu Siew Ying in Guangzhou Students are encouraged to continue with further studies More than a third of this summer's 112,300 graduates in Guangdong are still out of work- a problem ... graduates go on to postgraduate programmes, compared with 80 per cent at Peking University and Tsinghua University,' said Li Rui, the information director of Sun Yat-sen's graduate ...




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