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Institute of Human Resource Management

Low jobless rate eclipsed by dark outlook, cutbacks

Hong Kong's jobless rate remained at a decade low of 3.2 per cent last month, although there are growing fears of worsening unemployment in the near term as a less rosy economic outlook and increasing corporate cutbacks take their toll.

Friday, 19 September, 2008, 12:00am

Turnover, vacancies reach record levels

Staff turnover and vacancies reached a record high in the third quarter, prompting calls for human resources personnel to find more ways to retain talented employees.

28 Dec 2007 - 12:00am

Events

September 15

Mentor Development Series Part II: Building Your Skills for a Long-Term Career in Asia.A round-table luncheon on how to 'skill up'.

Date: September 15 (Monday).

Time: 12.30pm to 2pm.

13 Sep 2003 - 12:00am

Preparing to master the time of turbulence

On behalf of the institute and the executive council, I would like to invite you to our 1998 annual conference.

The conference reflects the requirements on different mindsets and competencies of HR professionals to address the changing needs of business amid economic downturn.

23 Nov 1998 - 12:00am

6pc average pay rise

The average worker is receiving a pay rise of only six per cent this year, one percentage point less than last year, according to the latest pay trend survey by the Institute of Human Resource Management. Those working in the hotels sector received the lowest rise - just four per cent. They were followed by retail workers, who gained 4.8 per cent.

27 Feb 1998 - 12:00am