Tricky interview questions - expect the unexpected!

How do you get an elephant in a fridge? If you were interviewing for a new job, is this the sort of interview question you would expect to get? How would you answer it? Believe it or not this is actually a real interview question put to an unsuspecting candidate for an IT job in the UK.

Soft skills shared amongst the best Executive Assistants

By Luna Chan, Senior Consultant - HR and Administration 

The Secretarial profession is being taken more seriously, not just by candidates, but also by employers. With the increased level of appreciation and acknowledgement of a good Executive Assistant’s (EA) importance here in Hong Kong, there...

Are Mandarin language skills really required for the role?

Links International was featured in an article on eFinancial Careers about the recruitment of Mandarin speakers for banking jobs, and whether Mandarin language skills are actually as vital as the job description makes them out to be.

Hiring Freezes and Cuts? Is it all doom and gloom in the Financial Services?

By Nick Lambe, Managing Director, Links International

As we near the end of Q1, the question on many people’s minds within the banking sector is what is in store for them come Q2.

Plan Your Future Path This Easter

With a nice four-day break ahead of us over the Easter holidays, this is the perfect chance to reassess your career and think about how much you're really worth. Are you being paid what you deserve? Do you get a good work-life balance? Or should you be considering your options for a new job?

6 Ways to Increase Diversity in the Recruitment Process

By Martin Hill, Head of Recruitment, Links International Singapore

I recently attended a presentation from Insead on their Global Talent Competitiveness Index, which ranked Singapore as 2nd worldwide and number 1 in Asia, which is a great achievement. A key takeaway from the presentation was...

Links Listed as Finalist for 3 Categories in Asia Recruitment Awards, Singapore!

We received some excellent news this morning - we have been listed as finalists for not one, not two, but three categories for the Asia Recruitment Awards in Singapore!

Accounting Qualifications in Hong Kong - which one should you go for?

Links was recently featured in an article on eFinancial Careers about accounting qualifications in Hong Kong and how to know which one will help you to get a job or advance your career in finance.

Does your traditional organisational structure work for you?

As we all know, one of the main issues concerning companies globally is employee engagement, and how this, or lack of it, can affect the business. After many traditional methods to increase employee engagement have proved less and less successful, we are seeing companies introducing new,...

Why is HR the "little brother" of finance?

By Scott Thomson, COO, Links International

We’re often told by our clients who are not in Human Resources that HR as a function lags behind other business functions when it comes to influence at senior leadership level, e.g. CEOs vs CFOs vs CMOs vs CHROs.

Onboard Q1 2016 - Quarterly Update on Payroll and Visa Developments Across Asia

Links International's HR Outsourcing team sends out a quarterly update called ONBOARD, to keep clients aware of significant payroll and visa developments across the Asia-Pacific region.

Kornerstone's Talent Development Forum

On Wednesday 9th March, Links International was very pleased to support Kornerstone’s Talent Development Forum, where we were Knowledge Partner for the event. This was a very interesting afternoon attended by over 120 HR leaders who came together to share insights and strategies about talent...

Follow Us And Win!

We are currently running a competition on our LinkedIn company page whereby, once we reach 10,000 followers, one lucky follower will win an Apple Watch! The competition is open to everyone across the regions that we service: Hong Kong, Macau, China and Singapore. All you have to do is 'follow'...

Links Listed as Finalist for Asia Recruitment Awards Hong Kong

We are very pleased to announce that we have been listed as a finalist for the Asia Recruitment Awards in Hong Kong, under the category of 'Best Recruitment Team'. Produced by Human Resources magazine, this annual event is one of the most prestigious recruitment awards ceremonies, celebrating...

Links International Opens Office in Beijing

Links International is pleased to announce the official opening of our Beijing office. The office opened at the end of last week with a core focus on industrial, banking and financial services, sales and marketing, human resources and administration.

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