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  1. Business - Economy - EMPLOYMENT

    Giving Hong Kong's jobless youth hope for the future

    Posted Jun 04th 2014, 11:57am by DAVID DODWELL

    ... As Chief Executive Leung Chun-ying has reminded us many times, average worker incomes in 1997 were in cash terms 10 per cent higher than today. No wonder the political mood is gloomy: many of our ...

  2. 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 ...

  3. Business - Companies - EMPLOYMENT

    Older workers, especially women, still have much to offer

    Posted Mar 25th 2014, 09:57am by Stephen Vines

    ... Stephen Vines While old staff, especially women, are highly valued in the workplace, female executives remain a distinct minority in top corporate jobs Push back the clock on retirement It appears that the Hong Kong government is planning to edge closer t ...

  4. News - Hong Kong - EMPLOYMENT

    Need a job? Try catering- there are almost 14,000 vacancies in Hong Kong

    Posted Mar 22nd 2014, 04:28am by Stuart Lau

    ... Simon Wong Ka-wo, president of the Federation of Restaurants and Related Trades, said the catering industry faced obstacles in recruiting both high and low paid workers. Since the introduction ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - EMPLOYMENT

    Anger over HK$90 rise in monthly minimum wage for domestic workers

    Posted Sep 30th 2013, 09:37pm by Phila Siu and Jeffie Lam

    ... monthly rise for domestic helpers Domestic helpers who sign contracts from today will get an additional HK$90 a month after a government decision that upset the workers but pleased ... said it was also necessary to strike a balance between what employers could afford and the livelihoods of the helpers. Helen Bulusan, who has been working in the city for 11 years, said she ...

  6. News - China - EMPLOYMENT

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

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

    ... such training courses helped fresh graduates understand the mindset of government workers. She recalled one instructor showing her a mock exam for reporters who wanted to work at state-run media. ... for the written report section, regardless of whether it asked about the case of [fallen Chongqing boss] Bo Xilai, strikes by taxi drivers or pollution, the format and attitude should be the same," ...

  7. Business - Economy - EMPLOYMENT

    South Korea plans 'name and shame' policy against companies with few women

    Posted Feb 04th 2014, 03:24pm by Staff Reporter

    ... Staff Reporter South Korea will adopt a name-and- shame policy, publicly identifying firms that employ low numbers of women, as the nation’s first female president aims to create 1.65 million additional jobs for women, according to Bloomberg. Companies with at least 500 workers and whose female workforce comprises less than 70 per cent of their industry’s average for three ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - EMPLOYMENT

    'See, mum? Your good girl can succeed': Runaway teen becomes a star employee

    Posted Feb 03rd 2014, 11:41am by Phila Siu

    ... and begging me to go home. I asked myself, why is my mother begging me on her knees? Wong Ka-wa The model young worker, now 17, has come far from that dark day in hospital, but the memory ... my family,” she admitted. Caught in a downward spiral, but determined to keep her promise to her mother, Wong sought help from social workers. They guided her to the Labour Department’s ...

  9. Business - Economy - EMPLOYMENT

    Apple, Walmart join Obama's pledge on long-term jobless

    Posted Jan 31st 2014, 06:25am by AFP

    ... with skilled manufacturing or the trades than they might with an art history degree,” Obama told workers at a GE facility that makes gas engines. “Now, nothing wrong with an art history degree-- I love ...

  10. Business - Economy - EMPLOYMENT

    Young hit hardest as global jobless rate continues to rise

    Posted Jan 22nd 2014, 12:54am by GDN

    ... forecasting that millions more people will join the ranks of the unemployed as companies choose to increase payouts to shareholders rather than invest their burgeoning profits in new workers ...




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