Hong Kong’s unemployment rate stood at 6.8 per cent in the first quarter as the job market continues to remain under pressure from the pandemic. Photo: Bloomberg Hong Kong’s unemployment rate stood at 6.8 per cent in the first quarter as the job market continues to remain under pressure from the pandemic. Photo: Bloomberg
Hong Kong’s unemployment rate stood at 6.8 per cent in the first quarter as the job market continues to remain under pressure from the pandemic. Photo: Bloomberg

Hong Kong firms’ recruitment drive to remain subdued as Covid-19 pandemic weighs on economy, KPMG says

  • Companies in Hong Kong will remain conservative in hiring new employees while salaries will mostly stay frozen even as the economy is likely to recover this year
  • Companies in real estate and financial services to lead the headcount recovery, with activity likely to pick up in the third quarter

Topic |   Coronavirus Hong Kong
Hong Kong’s unemployment rate stood at 6.8 per cent in the first quarter as the job market continues to remain under pressure from the pandemic. Photo: Bloomberg Hong Kong’s unemployment rate stood at 6.8 per cent in the first quarter as the job market continues to remain under pressure from the pandemic. Photo: Bloomberg
Hong Kong’s unemployment rate stood at 6.8 per cent in the first quarter as the job market continues to remain under pressure from the pandemic. Photo: Bloomberg
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