Since last Tuesday, a ratings device has been installed in over 200 Hong Kong taxis so that customers can rate the driver’s performance as “satisfactory”, “average” or “unsatisfactory”. Top performing taxi drivers are given prizes at the end of each month. A group of 5000 taxi drivers will eventually join this campaign which has been started in order to improve the public perception of Hong Kong taxi services.
On March 26th 2017, the election of Hong Kong’s next Chief Executive will take place. Right now, the four candidates (Woo Kwok-hing 胡國興, Regina Ip 葉劉淑儀, Carrie Lam 林鄭月娥 and John Tsang 曾俊華 ) are battling to secure the minimum of 150 votes they need from the election committee in order to get through to the main vote. The question is, who will get the top job?
Chinese New Year is almost upon us. If you’re like me, you’ll be using this time to reflect on the year that has been and the year that is to come. With work playing such a pivotal role in all of our lives it will no doubt be a big part of the reflection process for many. What career advice can we take away from the year of the Fire Rooster?
Whilst New York is widely known as the city that never sleeps, Hong Kong is the city clocking in the longest working week globally at an average of 50.11 hours. To avoid risk of burning out and to have something to look forward to, we’ve put together a lovely infographic of Hong Kong public holidays in 2017.
IT leaders need to keep on their toes heading into the next decade as, “nearly 3 out of 10 large IT projects fail and the average overrun on IT projects is 27%”. Enterprises are pushing to keep up with rapid pace of change which most industry sectors are facing and with this, information technology leaders need to manage against an increasing amount of risk. Here is some advice from 4 CIO’s about the IT challenges of today and how the function can navigate safely towards the horizon.
Everybody loves a good quote. If you work at a startup, or you’re a startup founder/entrepreneur then you may find yourself in need of inspiration more often than most. So just for you, here’s a list of 365 inspiring quotes for startups and entrepreneurs. One for every single day of an awesome 2017 ahead!
If we’ve missed a favourite of yours please let us know!
I’m going to start off with a caveat that I’ve decided to approach 2017 with more optimism than I did for 2016. So, yes we may see disasters in the job market, but not in this blog, at least not today!
So, that said, let’s take a look at what might lie in store for the job market in 2017!
Last week, an executive at a large conglomerate discussed with me their thoughts on how Donald Trump’s successful nomination would impact their business environment and the hiring taking place within it.