• 20/07/2018 Fri 09:49 in All markets by Anthony Wong Behind the façade of cold jobseekers In a job interview, more often than not you see a candidate who is calm and restrained from showing excitement or enthusiasm about a position. Rather than them being an emotionless robot, a recent Stanford study tries to explain why Hong Kong job seekers appear to be cold and distant during interviews. Published on Emotion, a research paper co-written by Stanford researchers and scholars from
  • 18/07/2018 Wed 09:43 in All markets by Bridgette Hall Why Hongkongers find performance reviews frustrating Are your employees satisfied with the performance review process? According to the latest research by global professional services recruiter, Morgan McKinley found that employees in Hong Kong are not satisfied with the traditional, annual performance review adopted by their companies. In fact, findings show that there is a disconnect between what employees need and what organisations are providing. The white paper showed that; 78% of employees feel that
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    DESCRIPTION The Talenox HR Tech Clinic is making its return in Hong Kong this month! This time round, CEO Gordon Ng will demonstrate how a localised payroll and leave platform makes work so much easier for aspiring business owners. He’ll show you how the Talenox software auto-calculates MPF and other forms of tax, as well as statutory leave and holiday presets that everyone in Hong Kong can make full use of. In addition, he’ll take a few minutes to show
  •   13/07/2018 Fri 10:00 in All markets by Anthony Wong Three trends HR teams must know about employer branding in 2018 This year’s Employer Branding Now report by Universum Global reveals more companies realise the importance of aligning their employer value proposition (EVP) with the companies’ mission and vision, core values and HR/talent strategy. Companies, regardless of their size have shifted focus to ‘inspiring purpose’ and ‘innovation’ in their EVP as part of their employer branding strategy. As the war
  • 10/07/2018 Tue 09:41 in All markets by Tracy Chan The most troublesome candidates A high turnover rate is one of the biggest challenges faced by businesses. This means HR professionals are constantly busy arranging countless interviews to fill vacancies for the company. Workloads for HR teams can be overwhelming when dealing with inconsiderate applicants who require constant attention. A recent post on Heawork listed out eight of the most troublesome behaviours of candidates. HR professionals encountering any of these candidates
  • 06/07/2018 Fri 11:23 in All markets by Nabilah Ismail Philanthropy and businesses can go hand-in-hand, data finds According to a study by National Volunteer & Philanthropy Centre (NVPC), 64% of the companies that align themselves with philanthropy and volunteerism (i.e. corporate giving) have found ways to integrate giving into core business functions. The findings are from the Corporate Giving Survey (CGS) 2017, is a national study conducted by Singapore-based NVPC that examines philanthropy, volunteerism and other ways of giving among