Top 5 tips to start your day happy

By Las Rodrigo - Head of Recruitment, Links International Macau

Whether you’re looking for a new job or not, every morning, the same thoughts cross your mind. It’s that time again, your alarm bell rings at 6am, 7am, or 8am, depending on what time you start work and how long it takes you to get...

Top three tips to securing an interview

By Rachel Poon - Consultant, Accountancy & Finance, Links International Hong Kong

There is no doubt that the job market is becoming increasingly competitive. When people apply for jobs in Asia, many of these job applications don’t even make it onto the initial shortlist for interviews.

Singapore enforces stricter rules on visa applications

By Phoebe Wong – Head of HR Outsourcing, Links International, Singapore

Singapore’s Ministry of Manpower (MOM) and Immigration & Checkpoints Authority (ICA) have taken some new measures in order to control the number of foreigners living and working in Singapore.

Recruitment and Online Dating: what's the difference?

Recruitment and online dating – it’s kind of the same thing, right? It seems that some recruiters think so! We came across an article that claims that recruiters, when struggling to get hold of candidates by email or on the phone, have turned to dating apps to look for their next hire.

You don't need a degree from a top university to work for a top bank

By Nick Lambe - Managing Director, Links International

Human Resources Online recently approached me with regards to a comment about Goldman Sachs' new interview process that allows candidates from any schools, not just Ivy League schools, to apply for a job with the bank.

Referrals vs. Recruiters - how to get the best job

By Sophia Wong - Associate Consultant, Human Resources & Administration, Links International Hong Kong

During my career in recruitment, I have encountered many candidates who told me that they preferred to find jobs via internal staff referrals, such as from friends or ex-colleagues, for...

How to avoid being a serial job hopper and why

By Eric He - Division Manager, Links International Shanghai & Beijing

When speaking to clients about their recruitment needs, they frequently ask us to find them candidates who have a stable employment history.

Onboard Q2 2016 - Quarterly Update on Payroll and Visa Developments in 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. Here are the latest updates for your information:

How to get a job at a global bank

By Nick Lambe – Managing Director, Links International

I was recently quoted in an article on eFinancial Careers that gives young bankers advice on how to make it into an international firm despite not making the cut at graduate level.

Working mothers could improve their children's future prospects

By Charity Ip – Senior Consultant, Asset Management, Links International Hong Kong

I had my first child nine months ago. Returning to work was a big decision for me and I struggled for months before committing to work again.

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