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  • 05/12/2018 Wed 11:18 in All markets by Aditi Sharma Kalra Infographic: How to spend your first and last 15 minutes at work Being mindful of our work habits can help us assess how we are spending our time and allows us to identify opportunities for improvement. Working smarter, not harder means making simple shifts to our day that can have a big impact on how we feel and the work we produce. An infographic by Fundera provides 10 tips to create an intentional routine that will help
  • 12/12/2018 Wed 11:22 in Hong Kong by Samantha Chan Hongkongers’ perceptions on how to get ahead in life and career     A recent survey, “Inaugural Linkedin Opportunity Index 2018”, revealed that Hongkongers’ attitudes towards accessible opportunities in job markets was ranked the second lowest among nine countries in the Asia Pacific region. Growing economies such as Indonesia, India, Mainland China and the Philippines, on the other hand, are more confident in gaining access to and pursuing opportunities than more established economies such as
  • 11/12/2018 Tue 11:29 in Hong Kong by Staff Writer Companies put out whimsical job titles to attract Millennials   While many businesses are trying to make sense with all the new positions like community manager or content strategist, companies around the world are rebranding traditional job titles to more distinctive ones. This is done for several reasons. According to the Wall Street Journal, one of the key reasons is to grasp the younger job seekers’ attention, and to send a message to that these
  • 23/11/2018 Fri 10:44 in All markets by Samantha Chan Singapore snatches Hong Kong’s Asia crown on IMD World Talent Ranking Switzerland-based International Institute for Management Development recently released the2018 IMD World Talent Ranking which examines the talent pool of 63 territories around the world based on three factors: investment and development (the resources committed to cultivate home-grown human capital), appeal (the attractiveness of the country towards local and foreign talent), and readiness (the quality of the skills and competencies). Here are the top 40:
  • 13/12/2018 Thu 10:08 in Hong Kong by Samantha Chan   Matthew Cheung: Three challenges HR is facing Matthew Cheung Kin-chung, Hong Kong Chief Secretary for Administration, recently wrote on his government blog about the current labour landscape. He stated three formidable challenges today’s human resources is facing – an ever-changing external environment, declining labour quality and a shortage of the working population. Notwithstanding these challenges, the window for alleviating the situation has not been shut entirely. Hong Kong can still use its clout on the global scene
  • 09/07/2018 Mon 09:23 in All markets by Bridgette Hall The most sought-after roles for Hong Kong bankers A new report by HSBC called; human advantage: the power of people, analysed the challenges and opportunities facing the banking industry to predict six roles of the future. The report revealed six new jobs that could exist in the not too distant future as the digital revolution evolves the role of people in the workforce. “Many of the roles and job titles of tomorrow are unknown to