26 November 2023
This week Richard attended the Hong Kong Construction Industry Council’s Global Construction Sustainability Forum and Exhibition where he discussed the forecasted volume of work planned for the coming years and the critical shortage of manpower faced by the construction industry.
16 October 2023
All of the recruitment and career resources can be found in the ‘News’ section but this post is a ‘cheat sheet’ giving a fast-track tour of the sections and specific articles that might be relevant to you – and to highlight a few of my favourite straight-talking blogs that offer some great advice.
10 October 2023
If you want to secure your best fit candidate for a live job vacancy, acting quickly will help. This means prompt candidate shortlisting, interviewing, selection and onboarding
2 October 2023
In this blog we will look at some of the ways you can reflect on and improve your interview and selection methods for a win win outcome. We look at what can you as the interviewer and ambassador of your company and brand do to prepare too?
17 August 2023
With the competition for skilled professionals intensifying, construction companies are realising the need to stand out to attract and retain top talent. "Building a Strong Employer Brand in a Competitive Market" is not only a necessity but also a pathway to sustained success.
17 August 2023
In the ever-evolving world of recruitment, where digital platforms and algorithms reign supreme, one timeless truth remains: authentic networking is the secret sauce that fuels successful placements.
10 July 2023
The Lighthouse Club is a non-political networking and fellowship organisation which supports the construction industries in many locations including Hong Kong. The club was set up in 1956 by its founders “for the furtherance of good fellowship among people in the construction industry”.
10 July 2023
Here is a ‘cheat sheet’ of the most common reasons why candidates who were initially interested in becoming an employee with a client either walk away or ultimately turn down offers of employment.
9 July 2023
Nilam discusses the current state of the UK Economy with a particular focus on how the current economic uncertainty in the UK has affected employment and recruitment.
9 June 2023
We look at the concerns of UK construction employers regarding employing candidates with Hong Kong experience and are they valid? Here. we look at the most common objections and concerns.
6 June 2023
Still an ongoing debate, is working from home beneficial or detrimental? There is no easy answer and the workplace is continuing to evolve after lockdown and many being forced to work from home.
17 April 2023
Companies must guarantee they’re employing top calibre staff in order to keep business running smoothly and successfully. Over time, staff may leave and need to be replaced, or a particularly busy period might lead to a rise in employment needs. Without high quality employees, how can a business hope to succeed?