“Other than non-technical skills, there is a high expectation of candidates to possess other qualities such as being extremely goal-driven."
Previous winners, highly commended businesses and shortlisted companies have all gained market recognition, a heightened profile and fantastic publicity through being involved with these awards.
“To address talent shortages, hiring managers have therefore been more open to recruiting candidates who do not necessarily have the full set of skills required for the position.”
“Growth and scale will also be easier to achieve and manage for those businesses working with contractors."
"The benefits offered as part of an expat’s pay package have always been high in Hong Kong as it continues to be attractive to companies and expats alike."
"The supply/demand imbalance within the technology talent pool, however, is causing increased pressure on employers within these areas to source qualified professionals."
“IT professionals across functional areas who are in a favourable position when negotiating starting salaries are those with the most wide-ranging experiences, up-to-date skills."
“Hong Kong is in the thick of the global technology race, with companies quick to adopt the latest advancements to remain competitive."
"Countries and cities must foster an atmosphere of innovation while also providing an environment that encourages and incentivises entrepreneurs."