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  1. Retailer's staff to protest at share listing

    Posted May 03rd 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Unionists and staff of South Korea's biggest fashion retailer, E-Land World, will protest in Hong Kong next week against the listing on the city's stock exchange of its mainland arm, E-Land Fashion China. They say the parent company has big debts and exploits workers. Kim Seok-won, a workers' representative, said it had laid off casual workers to avoid putting ...

  2. Boss lashed over Link workers' rights

    Posted Jun 06th 2006, 12:00am by Agnes Lam

    ... Agnes Lam and Joshua But We'll talk to contractors about keeping old salaries: Victor So Legislators accused the Link Management yesterday of lacking social responsibility over its decision to axe 1,400 jobs and raise rents at shopping malls on housi ...

  3. All firms in study raise pay after five years

    Posted Apr 13th 2006, 12:00am by Dennis Eng

    ... in the retail and trade industries,' said Lai Kam-tong, president of the Hong Kong Institute of Human Resource Management. The institute's latest pay trend survey covered 39 companies ... committee. 'High staff turnover has put some business sectors, such as the banking and retail industries, under pressure to offer more attractive pay packages in order to avoid brain-drain ...

  4. In Brief

    Posted Apr 23rd 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Retail jobs booming Demand for workers in the retail sector will grow this year, a Vocational Training Council study says. Last year the industry saw 5.6 per cent growth in manpower, or an increase of 9,815 jobs. A further 3,688 people would be needed this year in the sector. ...

  5. Railway giant on expansion binge

    Posted May 07th 2011, 12:00am

    ... Rail, retail and office jobs MTR The Mass Transit Railway (MTR) advertises job openings practically every week. As of March, the company had 13,829 employees in Hong Kong. 'Our ... shopping centres are looking for leasing personnel to undertake letting, direct marketing, administration and budget preparation, and market research and retail studies. To ensure staff loyalty, ...

  6. Construction industry tops survey of Q3 hiring plans

    Posted Jun 30th 2012, 12:00am

    ... triggered a surge in demand for labour,' she says, noting that experienced architects and engineers will be highly sought-after in the coming months. Employers in the wholesale and retail ...

  7. Employment in private sector rises 2pc

    Posted Jun 22nd 2006, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... growth- hiring 513,300 people. It was followed by the retail trade which engaged 225,900, the business services sector employing 212,900, and restaurants hiring 193,400. A department spokesman said employment increased in most of the surveyed sectors, including hotels, real estate, recreational services, restaurants and retail sectors. But employment decreased at construction sites, ...

  8. Turn over a new leaf to retain staff

    Posted Feb 05th 2005, 12:00am by Tim Metcalfe

    ... Tak-hing, the human resources director for North Asia for Dairy Farm. With a workforce of 12,000 in Hong Kong alone, the retail division of Jardine Matheson is Hong Kong's biggest employer ... 2003's all-time low of 10 per cent during the Sars outbreak. It now stands at 15 per cent. 'From what we know, this is more or less in line with the retail sector,' said Mr Jim. ...

  9. From MNCs to SMEs, CPA credentials key to rewarding career in accounting

    Posted Oct 15th 2011, 12:00am

    ... created positions. 'There are a number of industries that are in pretty good demand, namely retail, fast moving consumer goods, natural resources and pharmaceuticals. They are relatively more ...

  10. Can-do attitude needed for Mannings position

    Posted May 26th 2007, 12:00am by Elizabeth Horscroft

    ... and beauty stores, Dairy Farm has a strong presence across Asia through its operation of retail chains, including Wellcome supermarkets, 7-Eleven convenience stores, Ikea home furnishings stores ... programmes in retail management, technical skills and product knowledge. Someone who enjoys recruiting, leading and developing talent should apply. Good knowledge of best practices in customer ...




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