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    13 signs someone is about to quit Employees come and go. Some of them retire, some of them get fired and some of them simply quit. Although it’s all part of the business life cycle, having a staff member leave unexpectedly can be inconvenient, to say the least. Luckily, new research has revealed 13 pre-quitting behaviours that can help predict whether someone is about to quit. The study was conducted by researchers at Utah State University, Florida State University, and
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    A majority of staff aren’t happy with the rewards they receive It doesn’t take a genius to know that happy employees are also productive employees. So why then, are bosses not promoting staff happiness in the best of ways? A new Blackhawk Engagement Solutions’ survey found that employee rewards and recognition may not be aligned with what actually makes employees happy and more productive. Polling more than 1,800 employed Americans, it found only 42% of staff are happy with the
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    Why HR professionals in Hong Kong are unhappy Part of a HR professional’s job is to ensure that staff are kept happy, but how happy are HR professionals themselves with their jobs? Not that much, at least according to a recent survey by Elliott Scott, which found that HR professionals in Hong Kong are feeling especially undervalued. Only 5% stated they are pleased with their current pay levels compared to a global average of 10%. They are also the most
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    Lack of career progression driving Hong Kongers to quit Two out of three Hong Kongers are likely or very likely to change jobs in the next 12 months, according to findings from The 2016 Michael Page Greater China Employee Intentions Report. When asked for the top reasons for their intent to change jobs, the lack of career progression (58%) topped the list. This was closely followed by seeking a new challenge (52%) and then stagnant remuneration (36%). “In Hong Kong,
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    Why Hong Kong employees are travelling more than ever Have you noticed an increasing variety of snacks from around the world in the office pantry? This may be the result of colleagues spending more on overseas travel during their holidays. According to a local study, Hongkongers are spending money on travelling overseas more than ever. According to the The Hong Kong quality of life index complied by the Chinese University of Hong Kong’s Centre of Quality of Life, the overseas
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    5 key things to know about Hong Kong’s workforce In a world where it sometimes feels like even your smallest decisions at work have to be backed up by at least 17 spreadsheets and a cost-benefit analysis, the word “report” may not conjure up any happy thoughts. As such, we understand you may not want to spend your Friday sifting through 400+ pages of the latest Census and Statistics Department’s annual “Women and Men in Hong Kong– Key Statistics” report,