Tuesday, 3 December 2013

VIDEO:Leadership will ignite to drive talent strategy

Tags: employment report, employment trends, Hong Kong, World of Work Report

In this video, we look at the Asia Pacific highlights to understand the key drivers changing our world of work in 2013/14.  The 2013/14 Randstad World of Work research — tapping into the perspectives of over 14,000 employers and ... read more

Wednesday, 27 November 2013

HKSAR Government releases employment figures

Tags: economy, employment report, employment trends, Hong Kong, Jobs & the Economy, news brief

According to the latest labour force statistics released today by the HKSAR Government Census and Statistics Department (Note 1), the seasonally adjusted unemployment rate stood at 3.3% in August - October 2013, ... read more

Friday, 15 November 2013

Employers want a skilled digital and social workforce

Tags: employment report, Hong Kong, Jobs & the Economy, Workmonitor

Almost nine out of ten employers (89%) consider their employees' digital skills are more important now than five years ago. This is mirrored by 86% of employees who say these skills will become increasingly important in their positions. 82% of ... read more

Tuesday, 12 November 2013

Making mature age employment work

Tags: employment report, employment trends, Hong Kong, retention, Talent Resources

The fact that we have an ageing population is well known. The number of people aged 65 and over in Hong Kong is set to increase from 13% in 2011 to 30% in 2041 — and the rate of population ageing will accelerate in the next 20 years. ... read more

Tuesday, 12 November 2013

71% of employees say there are more male managers in their workplace

Tags: employment report, Hong Kong, Jobs & the Economy, Workmonitor

71% of Hong Kong employees say that there are more male than female managers in their workplace while 63% feel that men are better suited to lead a company and over two thirds (68%) said they would rather have a male manager than a female ... read more

Sunday, 10 November 2013

WHITE PAPER:driving business agility - Vinos Samuel

Tags: Australia, employment report, Hong Kong, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore, Talent Resources

Employers today need fast, reliable access to high-quality skills to drive innovation and fill critical workforce gaps on demand. Contingent labour — whether in the form of temporary and casual employees, or freelancers and independent ... read more

Tuesday, 5 November 2013

winning the war for talent with a strong employer brand

Tags: Australia, employment report, Hong Kong, Malaysia, New Zealand, Singapore

Most countries in Asia Pacific are in a war for talent. With continuing low unemployment, there is an urgent need for organisations to differentiate their employer brand and employee value proposition (EVP) in one of the ... read more