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Human Resource Management

Projects hint at reform of mainland's re-education through labour policy

Illustration: Adolfo Arranz

Pilot projects in four mainland cities could foreshadow a scaling back of re-education through labour, the five-decade-old punishment widely criticised as unconstitutional and frequently abused.

Tuesday, 4 September, 2012, 3:19am

Tutorial centre has the hiring edge

Much like its schools and universities, Hong Kong's tutoring centres are locked in a stiff battle to attract and retain high-calibre teaching staff.

15 Aug 2012 - 11:23pm

Productivity rises as local work-life balance improves

The delicate balance between working and living has evened out slightly for Hong Kong workers, though still lags behind the global average, the latest Regus Work-Life Balance Index reveals.

21 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

Candidates call the shots

With Chinese companies increasingly seeking to take their place on the international stage, the search for top management talent has become more intense.

18 Jul 2012 - 12:00am

HR functions go pro with COL's software systems

Devising effective strategies to engage employees is rarely straightforward. Fortunately, today's organisations can bank on human resource management systems (HRMS) that streamline work flows, unite employees and facilitate critical decision-making.

30 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Firing up the hiring

It is often said the early bird catches the best worms. This may also prove to be the case when it comes to hiring experienced banking and finance employees. While Europe remains mired in financial uncertainty - and a dip in mainland manufacturing triggers headwinds for Hong Kong's banking sector - there is still demand for experienced candidates in several key sectors.

9 Jun 2012 - 12:00am

Skills shortages 'a threat to our future'

Working your way up the ladder is one thing, but achieving the bigger objectives requires another set of business skills: leadership, management, creative thinking, and strategic planning. What concerns senior executives in Hong Kong - and across Asia - is an apparent dearth of these qualities among youngsters hoping to climb the corporate ladder.

28 May 2012 - 12:00am

Bright hope, top job tips for graduates

With the new batch of university graduates hitting the job market, Hong Kong employers are still cautiously optimistic in their hiring intentions. However, the job market has picked up in the past four to six weeks, notably in the commercial sector, according to Pallavi Anand, director of Robert Half Hong Kong, one the world's leading financial recruitment firms.

25 May 2012 - 12:00am

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