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Hong Kong Taxis

Do Hong Kong Taxis Make You Smile Or Be Sick?

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.

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IT Challenges in 2017 – Advice from 4 Top Managers

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.

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Halloween Horrors! A Workforce Without Baby Boomers!

Hold on tight to your Baby Boomers! Adjusting your work place for millennials might be a serious waste of time. With so much talk in the human resources field about adapting the workplace for millennial employees, a recent Bloomberg article has shed some revealing light into the motivations of one of the world’s largest millennial labour forces, in China.

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Part-Time Jobs in Hong Kong

The most recent government publication stated that there were 158,800 workers employed in part-time jobs in Hong Kong. Of those, 37.4% worked part-time in order to take care of children, older people, or disabled and sick family members. The stereotype of part-time workers as being mainly underemployed and unable to find full-time opportunities simply no longer holds true. In fact, part-time jobs can be a great way to earn, learn or even change career path in the longer term.

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Taking Stock – Banking on the Bankers

Last week the SCMP reported that expat bankers are having to live on tighter housing budgets. This is because of the decreasing number of ‘expat’ packages which historically included a large housing allowance as part of the overall compensation package. Jones Lang LaSalle revealed that the number of finance and banking clients with corporate packages moving to Hong Kong through JLL has halved.