“These gaps are being filled by an increasing reliance on temporary staff, and the 2019 Hays Asia Salary Guide shows that yet more companies foresee that they will be using temporary talent in the coming year.”
"Businesses should consider providing more training and professional development for their workforce to bridge the skills gaps."
“Customer experience is overtaking price and product as the number one differentiator for business."
The solution is likely to be in two parts; more efficient recruitment models and human resourcing strategies designed to encourage loyalty.
Recent statistics show that while EEA migration has dropped sharply, non-EEA net migration is at its highest level for 15 years, with the government further than ever from its target of “tens, not hundreds of thousands” a year.
“More needs to be done to boost the number of women in technology as they can help alleviate the current IT talent shortage."
“While texts, emails, social media, and all other forms of communication all have their benefits, speaking on the phone is perhaps most effective at passing on your message."
The Global Recruiter offers a level playing for all in the industry, an unbiased stage on which recruiters can demonstrate their achievements.
“The South West region is buoyant with new projects driving job growth, particularly in the resurgent mining sector as well as in the construction, retail, manufacturing, healthcare, tourism and agricultural industries."
“Rents increased across Hong Kong during 2018 with limited availability of suitable accommodation, a long-term issue for the Hong Kong housing market, being the main driver."