"As emerging technologies and digitisation change skills needs faster than ever, I'm looking forward to leading a talented team that can create even more value for ManpowerGroup clients and candidates in Asia Pacific."
2019 will not only see a continuous proliferation in the use of social media by employers to attract candidates, but also the rise in candidates making use of their social media profiles and presence as part of their professional branding.
Hong Kong’s financial leaders state it takes an average of 5.5 months for new employees to gain a level of proficiency where they can independently and successfully manage their responsibilities.
While adopting a progressive approach to their talent strategy, employers are also discerning when it comes to the personality and cultural fit of a candidate.
The report reveals that hiring forecasts are strong on a global level, with the strongest projections in APAC, where 39 per cent of enterprises expect to increase their workforce by 6 per cent or more.
"I am particularly excited by their appetite to disrupt and find new innovative solutions to the challenges we face in the changing world of work.”
“At Robert Walters, our clear innovation strategy is to test and trial emerging new technologies and harness their potential to increase our productivity."