German software giant SAP said it intended to employ hundreds of people globally with autism as software testers and programmers over the next seven years.Wednesday, 22 May, 2013, 10:36am
A recent disruption in the supply of Filipino workers was nothing more than a dispute between recruitment agencies in Hong Kong and the Philippines as to who should get the bigger share of placement fees, organisers of a petition against the freeze say.31 Mar 2013 - 5:47am 2 comments
A Filipino couple who allegedly used a recruitment agency to con HK$600,000 from more than 20 women to whom they promised fake jobs in Cyprus and Canada are being investigated by police.17 Mar 2013 - 6:31am
The heavy workload of the judiciary and a restricted pool of candidates have created barriers to the recruitment of judges, lawyers and legal academics say.
While court waiting times lengthen and fall further behind official objectives, some judges are said to be using their holidays to write judgments.31 Dec 2012 - 5:35am
DBS Group Holdings, Southeast Asia’s biggest lender, will increase the number of bankers serving large companies in Hong Kong and China by 20 percent next year as it seeks more revenue from outside of Singapore.
The bank plans to add 10 to the 50-person team, Ginger Cheng, who heads DBS’s institutional banking for large companies in Hong Kong and China, told a briefing.10 Dec 2012 - 1:25pm
Police recruitment drive attracts 1,700
Police held a recruitment day in Wan Chai for applicants interested in becoming probationary inspectors or recruit police constables. The event attracted about 1,700 interested people.
Thieves take goods worth HK$600,0003 Dec 2012 - 5:43am
The world's most populous nation finds itself in the paradoxical position of a talent shortage.15 Sep 2012 - 3:18am
Solving mysteries as a private detective catches many people's fancy, as they imagine shrewdly gathering information and surreptitiously taking photos.
But the profession can also seem shrouded in mystery. Few people seem to know how one trains for or gets into such work.
Now a local private detective firm is trying to clear away that mystery.15 Aug 2012 - 10:54pm
Mainland companies are increasingly using executive search services to recruit senior employees, breaking from their previous reliance on word-of-mouth or internal referrals, according to industry experts.15 Aug 2012 - 10:47pm
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
Shanghai's job market remains buoyant despite slowing economic growth at home and continuing concerns over the impact of the euro debt crisis on global economies.17 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
Hong Kong is known for its fast-paced working culture, where things need to be done quickly. As a result, employers here spend less time reading CVs than the global average, according to a research by Robert Half, the specialised recruitment firm for accounting, finance, banking and technology professionals.15 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
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
The equipment and electronics industry pays well, especially for top salespeople. It also seems more resilient than most sectors, not least because it supplies real answers to real needs. No matter what happens in the markets, these needs remain constant.1 Jun 2012 - 12:00am
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