The Agency Licence Perspective All recruitment agencies in Hong Kong must register with the Labour Department to obtain an Employment Agency (EA) licence before they’re permitted to practice recruitment. With all the data openly provided by the Labour Department, we observed 2 encouraging trends that surprised us in a very positive way (especially from 2019 … Continue reading 2 Key Observations on the HK Recruitment Industry for 2020 – The Employment Agency Perspective
47 days – that’s the time it takes for most businesses today to fill a job opening. Just think about that for a moment. It takes more time for businesses to make a single hire than it takes NASA to send astronauts 85 million km away to Mercury or for Hollywood to shoot an entire … Continue reading Human Resources, we have a problem: Your Time-to-Fill is longer than EVER.
Good recruiters connect you with opportunities; great recruiters create them for you. Hill Li, Merec Group, has always made it his goal to partner with his candidates from start to finish. 2020 had been a tough start for Hill with a lot of job assignments being on hold due to COVID19. He recalled being … Continue reading A True Candidate-Recruiter Partnership
As sales plummeted in March, the company was forced to go through a firmwide salary reduction. The news of the pay cut was released on Chok-Him candidate’s first day of work. Given his strong rapport with the candidate, Chok-Him advised the client to let him bring the unfortunate news to her. Although a difficult conversation, … Continue reading #FindSuccess: Can you imagine taking a pay cut on your first day of work?
We had the pleasure of having Nick Chow from Maclean’s Recruitment to share how he dealt with uncertainty amid COVID-19. Thank you, Nick! After 3 months, Nick finally got his candidate an amazing offer. What he didn’t expect was COVID-19 and, as a result, the candidate’s change of heart. Given the development of the virus, … Continue reading #FindSuccess: Dealing with Uncertainty