How important is work-life balance and why?

By Phoebe Wong - Associate Director of HR Outsourcing, Links International Singapore

Work-life balance is probably one of the most important factors for candidates when considering a new job, and also one of the most significant factors that can lead to employees wanting to leave their current...

A letter to all candidates facing counter-offers

By Luna Chan, Senior Consultant – HR and Administration, Links International Hong Kong

In our many years in recruitment in Asia, we have learnt that, during the job search process, it’s not uncommon for a candidate who has accepted a job offer to be presented with a counter-offer by their...

What’s trending in HR tech in Asia?

By Scott Thomson, Chief Operating Officer, Links International

As a business we are always interested in what HR tech and practices our Asia-based clients are using, and more importantly, which ones are actually working well!

Demand for junior bankers in Asia leads to exaggerated CVs

By Nick Lambe – Managing Director, Links International

I was recently quoted in an article on eFinancial Careers about how junior bankers can be seen to embellish their experience in their CVs as a result of a high demand to fill junior finance roles in both Singapore and Hong Kong.

Communicate with your recruiter - we are here to help!

By Aily Foo - Senior Consultant, Temporary and Contract, Links International Hong Kong

In the world of Temporary and Contract recruitment, it is absolutely vital to be efficient. We need to find the best talent to fill the client’s requirements in a very short period of time, just as you, as a...

HR practitioners support the abolition of MPF offsetting

We came across an interesting report on the Hong Kong Institute of Human Resource Management (HKIHRM) that states that 65% of members of the Institute are in favour of abolishing the MPF offsetting mechanism for making severance and long-service payments to employees. This data was gathered...

6 Benefits of CSR and Volunteering Programmes

By Martin Hill - Head of Recruitment, Links International Singapore

In my recent article on diversity, I discussed how companies with great diversity had outperformed other organisations and diversity had made a direct impact on the bottom line. The same is true for corporate and social...

Never lie in your job application!

By Eric He, Division Manager - Links International Shanghai

I learnt a very valuable lesson with regards to the job application process from an executive search consultant I know: candidates should never lie in their job applications!

The Top 5 Reasons to Outsource Your HR

One of Links International’s key services is HR outsourcing. We offer a comprehensive range of HR outsourcing services to facilitate your business needs and support your business, so that you no longer have to handle the strain on your own. We have been successfully managing HR solutions in Asia...

Links' New Website is Officially Award-Winning!

We are very pleased to announce that we won an award for Best Career Website at the Asia Recruitment Awards in Singapore on Wednesday evening!

The previous week, we had attended the Asia Recruitment Awards in Hong Kong and walked away with a gold award for Best Recruitment Team. We were...

What's really in a job title?

By Las Rodrigo - Head of Recruitment, Macau

One subject that has affected us all at some stage in our careers is this: our job title.

Links Career Tree - This is the lifestyle you'll have in 2, 5 or 10 years' time

Ever wondered what lifestyle your career will enable you to have? You're not alone - the best candidates always ask us:

Links Wins Gold at Asia Recruitment Awards in Hong Kong!

Last night we attended the prestigious Asia Recruitment Awards at Hotel Icon here in Hong Kong and proudly took home the gold award for The Best Recruitment Team! 

What exactly is a good CV?

By Tracy Leung, Manager - Sales & Marketing

Something's different - has Links had a haircut?

No, but we do have.... a brand new and improved website that will change your life!

How to prepare for an interview

Links International's Macau team was recently invited to speak in front of 50 final year students at the University of St Joseph about how to prepare for an interview, following on nicely from our previous seminar in January about how to write a winning CV.

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