A man walks past a board at a training centre inside Huawei Technologies Co’s headquarters in Shenzhen on May 31, 2019. The company had hired more than 300 recruits under its “Genius Youth” programme. Photo: Reuters
A man walks past a board at a training centre inside Huawei Technologies Co’s headquarters in Shenzhen on May 31, 2019. The company had hired more than 300 recruits under its “Genius Youth” programme. Photo: Reuters
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Struggling Huawei loses ‘Genius Youth’ recruit Peng Zhihui, dealing a fresh blow to tech giant’s talent acquisition drive

  • High-profile recruit Peng Zhihui has decided to leave Huawei, where his annual pay reportedly reached up to US$287,000, to pursue a new endeavour
  • His departure has put a dent in the sustainability of Huawei’s ‘Genius Youth’ programme, which rewards successful candidates with fat pay cheques

A man walks past a board at a training centre inside Huawei Technologies Co’s headquarters in Shenzhen on May 31, 2019. The company had hired more than 300 recruits under its “Genius Youth” programme. Photo: Reuters
A man walks past a board at a training centre inside Huawei Technologies Co’s headquarters in Shenzhen on May 31, 2019. The company had hired more than 300 recruits under its “Genius Youth” programme. Photo: Reuters
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