Compensations & Benefits Managers – C&B talent remains in high demand, particularly candidates with regional exposure. More companies are focusing on this area due to the competitive labour market in Hong Kong. Multinational corporations are adding to the demand by hiring temporary staff to finish their C&B projects.
Regional HR Managers – With more regional headquarters moving to Hong Kong, employers are increasingly looking for HR candidates with regional exposure. Organisations prefer candidates with a stable track record in HR, as they are seen to be more reliable.
Local market expertise – Small to medium sized Chinese companies prefer candidates who have exposure to markets in China and speak fluent Mandarin.
Talent Acquisition professionals – We are seeing a number of contract and permanent positions focusing on talent acquisition.
New permanent jobs focusing on regional coverage are being created across the retail and commercial sectors. Meanwhile the banking sector remains more focused on replacement and temporary hires.