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Am I underpaid? Should I ask for a pay-rise? Here are the Hong Kong 2018 Pay Scales!

Hiring competent candidates for roles is challenging. Not only does the hiring manager need to nail the job description to make it compelling to poten...

You read about all of the tips and tricks to, but how often do you get to hear about the horror stories that occur?



To avoid being exploited or “duped” by an employer, everyone should learn about their basic rights and entitlements under law. We are talking about ...

As an employee, you always want to be the best version of yourself at work. A lot of times, that means eagerly taking up new tasks and projects from y...

It’s vital that you put your best foot forward in your resume. After all, it’s a marketing document and could be the key factor in whether or not you ...

It’s an unfortunate reality, that after your onboarding you find the job just isn’t what you expected... So, what are your options? How do you handle ...

People in Hong Kong nowadays consider resigning before lining a new job first. Mainly because they just can’t stand their job and attending and focusi...

If you’ve had 3 or more periods without working, some longer than 3 months, you’ll need to prepare for one, if not all of the following questions.

You shouldn’t misinterpret this as a courtesy, it’s an important part of the interview which will definitely be assessed. Luckily, this is another exc...

There are mixed emotions when you find a new job. It’s exciting to start at a new workplace but you also have to successfully exit from your current r...

So, you’ve got an interview next week, your palms are sweating at the thought of it, and you haven’t got a clue where to start.

Founded in 1862, Towngas has grown from a simple gas company into a leader in the energy industry in Hong Kong and Mainland China, diversifying its bu...

Choosing a company to work for can be difficult. Large corporates offer depth of expertise and strong training and support, as well as great name for ...

Only 34% of Hong Kongers are happy with their jobs, this was the lowest out of all the surveyed countries, lower than Malaysia (45%) and Singapore (43...

Working at a startup can be one of the most rewarding experiences in a career. Startups are amongst the most progressive employers out there, offering...

Let’s face it. There are moments in your life when you can’t help but think about your job, even when it’s off-hours. While it’s a good sign to show d...

Do any of these bosses sound familiar to you?

You wake up every morning, buy a cup a coffee feeling barely awake and rush to the office before 9am. By the time you’ve started to focus, it’s alread...

“I’m really dying here! I’m chasing deadlines every single day and my boss is unbelievably picky, and my colleagues aren’t helpful at all!” How many t...