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  1. Mind your language

    Posted Nov 12th 2007, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Business leaders say Hong Kong must do more to nurture a skilled workforce with better language skills. What can be done to equip students for a highly competitive work environment? Write to us. ...

  2. If Tamar issue is about greens versus jobs, then let's have greens

    Posted Jun 23rd 2006, 12:00am by Jake Van Der Kamp

    ... or later and then reversing the trend will be very difficult. Unfortunately, it is a problem of present cost for future gain and this is always the way that the jobs versus environment debate plays ... manufacturing workers saw their jobs vanish and had to find ones in other industries. They did it, too. In the end, the debate about Tamar is not purely one about greens versus jobs. It is also one ...

  3. Nurturing engaged staff key to growth in great companies

    Posted Feb 21st 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Susie Gyopos If companies want to create a working environment that both appeals to employees and inspires a sense of ownership in them, they should realise that engagement is the way forward. Herman Lam, general manager of Microsoft Hong Kong and a speaker at the Human Capital in Greater China conference, said that nurturing engaged employees was the key to growth for great ...

  4. Nurturing talent and a work-life balance

    Posted Apr 18th 2007, 12:00am by Eileen Lian

    ... Eileen Lian Best employers value their people by putting more effort into retaining talent and helping employees maintain a work-life balance. The title goes to employers who do well on alignment and engagement. Alignment measures the extent to which empl ...

  5. News - Hong Kong - AIRPORT SECURITY

    Minimum wage boosted turnover of airport security staff

    Posted Nov 04th 2012, 12:00am by Lana Lam

    ... of the security guards' union, said this was not enough given the specialist nature of aviation security. "They are different from ordinary security guards," he said. "Even the guards ...

  6. HK needs to attract the best and brightest

    Posted Feb 25th 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... mobilise for what has been called the 'global war' to attract and nurture the talent needed to maintain Hong Kong's competitive edge. While it is a step in the right direction, ... budget speech, Mr Tang expressed concern about how much further the jobless rate could drop from its present level of 5.2 per cent and whether the ageing population will push up the natural ...

  7. News - Hong Kong

    Officials need more time before releasing national education data

    Posted Aug 22nd 2012, 12:00am by Dennis Chong

    ... was not readily available. Citing a provision of the Code on Access to Information, the bureau said the request would require extra time to process due to the "exceptional" nature of the case. ...

  8. News - Hong Kong - LABOUR

    Employers' Federation resists rise in HK$28 minimum wage

    Posted Sep 11th 2012, 12:00am by Phila Siu

    ... because of the unpredictable nature of the economy at present. He also said that since the minimum wage was introduced in May last year, many restaurants and fast food shops had cut staff ...

  9. Banks lose shine among local business students

    Posted Jun 28th 2012, 12:00am

    ... to HK$15,817 this year from HK$16,169 a year ago. While business students shunned the financial sector, those majoring in engineering and natural sciences were eager to join it. Goldman Sachs, ...

  10. Letters

    Posted Jul 19th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... which will destroy what nature has bestowed on us. Does the government not want to nurture the already existing enjoyment of the waterfront by the locals throughout the day, whether ... nurture a high-quality labour force. The availability of a steady income in the form of the levy will enable the board to expand and enhance the employees retraining scheme to meet the increasing ...




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