HRBoss Blog: China

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Article by Annabella Poon

on 30 Jan 2015

It’s always hard keeping up with all the developments going on in Asia, especially in the HR and workforce space.  This week, we shine the spotlight on the Talent and Human Resource landscape in Hong Kong…here are the latest news to help you stay updated:

  1. Pay rises are on the cards for professionals in Hong Kong next year, read: Salaries in Hong Kong to increase in 2015

Article by Bernie Schiemer

on 6 Feb 2014

  1. No universal panacea for Asia

Article by Danya Williams

on 2 May 2013

One of the more interesting sessions at this 2013 HR Summit in Singapore was by Daisy Dai from Walmart eCommerce and TaoBao (like eBay) in China who presented a talk called Aligning HR Strategies with Business Goals.
The last 25 years seen major changes in HR and eCommerce both in China and the rest of the world.  ECommerce is a growing industry in china and until recently, despite their annual growth rate of 66%, no online businesses have made a profit due to the typical low revenue model. Business in China as a whole is slowing down and this is affecting the whole industry, but eCommerce is predicted to be the one area which has the most potential.

Article by Danya Williams

on 17 Apr 2013

Rolf Bezemer, Chief Operations Officer at HiringBoss will be presenting at the China HR Tomorrow Summit in Shanghai next week, Thursday 25th April 2013.

The Summit has been organised as a great opportunity for General Managers and HR Executives of German companies in China to share their knowledge and network with likeminded HR professionals.

Discussions will be based around HR 2013 – Strategies, Insights and Solutions with a great line-up of over 20 handpicked industry experts from around the Asia region. All of them have gained professional knowledge from many years of experience in the HR industry and will certainly provide attendees with valuable and practical insights.

Article by Anh Minh-Do

on 18 Mar 2013

"I grew up looking up to Bruce Lee, as does every Asian boy with a heart. He’s the quintessential modern-day Asian hero. And I’m going to take a page out of the master’s book:

I’m not in this world to live up to your expectations and you’re not in this world to live up to mine.

That’s perfect advice for Asian startups. We’re not in a startup to live up to Silicon Valley’s expectations.

As you may know, I think Asia should embrace its own identity and stop trying to be Silicon Valley. Today, I’m telling you, Asia is just as innovative as the Valley – if not more so. And this can’t be ignored.