Hong Kong’s recent protests against the extradition bill has been catching a lot of attention. Protestors most recent efforts, disrupting airports, roads and rail networks brought Hong Kong to a standstill. These events have in turn caused a lot of disruption for businesses and employers...
Hong Kong recently updated it’s labour laws, increasing the minimum wage to $37.5 per hour with effect from 1 May 2019. Here’s the top 5 questions regarding the basic principles to calculating minimum wage in Hong Kong.
As research by The Brookings Institution puts it, Vietnam is a manufacturing miracle. While the rest of the world, especially that of the developed markets, are going through a phase of de-industrialisation, Vietnam has seen a steady increase in its manufacturing sector.
By now it’s clear, successful leaders are people with a growth mindset, passionate and keen in applying themselves to each opportunity that is viable. They are the people who inspires action and the ones who make up the leading businesses.
The Asia Pacific region is faced with an imminent workforce dilemma. According to a study by Korn Ferry, by 2020, APAC is revealed to have a labour shortage of 12.3 million workers. This figure is projected on a steep rise of 47 million by 2030, hitting an annual opportunity cost of US$4.238...
Evolving for close to 20 years, Links has been dedicated in providing your business with the HR support you need. Like the mentor or the team mate who's always ready to back you up, Links acts as your professional HR team on the outside.
From a horrible boss, to being overworked and underappreciated, the reasons for a less than pleasant work experience are endless. In Asia, where the competition is high, work can often times become overwhelming, with many employees working long after hours at the office.
Below is the latest issue of Onboard, a quarterly update by Links. Onboard covers major payroll and visa developments across Asia. It is designed to get our readers updated at-a-glance. For more news and insights of the market, make sure to subscribe to our blog so you don't miss out on anything.
For majority of 2018 and projected to run into 2019, the Hong Kong and Singapore job market has been highly candidate driven. This, in part, is due to the expanding technologies and demands across various sectors as well as the record low unemployment rates in 2018 for both Hong Kong and...
Earlier in the May, SCMP came out with a stunning report of Hong Kong’s unemployment rate that’s hitting a 20 year record low. Similarly at that time, Singapore reported to have hit a 7 year low unemployment rate, tipping the job market off balance.