Workforce Management/Human Resources

RICS Asia Pacific Announces New Hong Kong Manager

HONG KONG, June 8 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The Asia Pacific Office of RICS (Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors) announces today the appointment of Mr. David Cheung as the Hong Kong Manager. David commenced his duty on 4 June 2007 and will be focusing activities and priorities for membersh...

2007-06-08 14:16 929

Rutgers to Offer Executive MBA in Singapore

US Ambassador Welcomes Rutgers EMBA Program To new Campus at Singapore National Library SINGAPORE, June 6 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- US Ambassador to Singapore, Patricia Herbold, tonight welcomes Rutgers University's Executive MBA program to Singapore. The program launch, held at the Singapore...

2007-06-06 10:00 848

Kelly Services Enters Mainland China with Acquisition of P-Serv

Company Expands Global Network to 33 Countries and Territories TROY, Mich., June 4 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Kelly Services, Inc., a leading human resources solutions provider, today announced it has acquired P-Serv, a company specializing in temporary staffing, permanent staffing, outsourcing...

2007-06-04 12:19 1000

NetDimensions Announces Appointment of Europe, Middle East and Africa Director

HONG KONG, May 31 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- NetDimensions, a global provider of learning, knowledge and performance management systems, announced today that Michael J. Higgins has joined the company as director in charge of business development for the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region...

2007-05-31 14:00 636

New Oriental Announces Mobile Learning Project with Nokia in China

BEIJING, May 28 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- New Oriental Education and Technology Group Inc. (NYSE: EDU), the largest provider of private educational services in China, today announced that it has entered into an agreement with Nokia, the world's largest mobile phone manufacturer, to launch a mob...

2007-05-28 20:00 896

China Businesses Are the World's Most Stressed

HONG KONG, May 29 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- According to the latest findings from the Experian(R) Grant Thornton International Business Report (IBR) 2007, mainland China businesses are the most stressed in the world. More than eight out of ten (84%) mainland China businesses are more stressed than...

2007-05-29 09:00 935

Options Group Establishes Partnership with English First in China

SHANGHAI, May 24 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Options Group, a leading global executive search and strategic consulting firm, announces an extensive partnership with English First (EF), the world's largest private education company that specializes in language training, educational tours and cultura...

2007-05-24 11:40 931

China's Fastest Growing Job Index Reaches 100,000 Registered Users in Two Months

BEIJING, May 23 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Meijob.com ( http://www.Meijob.com ) aggregates over 180,000 employment opportunities from more than 40 job sites into one easy-to-use website. In the two months since its official launch in March 2007, the number of registered users for the site has reache...

2007-05-23 10:34 909

Arizona State University Partners With China's Sichuan University to Establish Confucius Institute in Tempe, Ariz.

BEIJING, May 22 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- A comprehensive effort to teach Chinese language and culture in Arizona's elementary and secondary schools is a major focus of a new Arizona State University-Sichuan University Joint Confucius Institute. A signing ceremony between delegations from both u...

2007-05-22 20:43 814

China Education Alliance Announces that it has Raised $2.4 Million in Convertible Notes with Barron Partners L.P.

BEIJING, May 14 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- China Education Alliance, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CEDA), one of China’s leading e-learning and online education enterprises, today announced that on May 8, 2007, it raised $2.4 million from the sale of convertible notes with Barron Partners L.P. as the ...

2007-05-14 21:00 935

51job, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2007 Financial Results

SHANGHAI, China, May 11 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- 51job, Inc. (Nasdaq: JOBS), a leading provider of integrated human resource services in China, announced today unaudited financial results for the first quarter of 2007 ended March 31, 2007. (Logo: http://www.prnasia.com/sa/200611091940.jpg ) ...

2007-05-11 04:30 800

(ISC)2(R) Accepting Nominations for First Asia-Pacific Information Security Leadership Achievements Programme

Programme recognises professionals advancing IT security workforce in Asia-Pacific HONG KONG, May 8 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- (ISC)2(R) ("ISC-squared"), the non-profit global leader in educating and certifying information security professionals throughout their careers, today announced its ina...

2007-05-08 12:51 845

The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries Hosts the 8th Annual Corporate and Regulatory Update (ACRU)

HONG KONG, May 7 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries (HKICS) hosted the eighth Annual Corporate and Regulatory Update (ACRU) conference on 4th May, 2007 at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. The event was, once again, well supported by the Hong...

2007-05-07 06:00 1033

51job, Inc. Schedules First Quarter 2007 Earnings Release and Conference Call on May 10, 2007

SHANGHAI, China, April 30 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- 51job, Inc. (Nasdaq: JOBS), a leading provider of integrated human resource services in China, announced today that it will release unaudited financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2007 after the market closes on Thursday, May 1...

2007-04-30 17:00 837

NetDimensions EKP Chosen By Midwest Airlines In Knowledge Management Initiative

HONG KONG and AUSTIN, Texas, April 23 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Today, NetDimensions announced an agreement with Midwest Airlines to use the Enterprise Knowledge Platform (EKP) learning management system (LMS) to facilitate knowledge transfer and staff development within the organization. ...

2007-04-23 20:00 801

New Oriental Announces Results for the Third Fiscal Quarter Ended

BEIJING, April 17 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- New Oriental Education and Technology Group Inc. (the "Company") (NYSE: EDU), the largest provider of private educational services in China, today announced its unaudited financial results for the fiscal quarter ended February 28, 2007, which is the thi...

2007-04-18 04:30 894

New Blog Assists Chinese Jobseekers to Improve Their Career Prospects

BEIJING, April 16 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Meijob.com, China's leading job search engine, launched a new Blog aimed at assisting Chinese job applicants to read, share, and discuss articles and ideas on how to advance their career and make themselves more attractive to local and international e...

2007-04-16 18:16 939

Korn/Ferry Strengthens Position as the World's #1 Executive Search Firm

LOS ANGELES, April 12 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Korn/Ferry International (NYSE: KFY), a premier global provider of talent management solutions, has strengthened its position as the largest executive search firm in the world, according to the 2006 annual rankings released by Kennedy Information,...

2007-04-12 17:27 892

Dutch scholarships for Chinese Talent

BREUKELEN, The Netherlands, April 12 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Nyenrode Business Universiteit, one of the oldest and most prestigious business schools in Europe, is exploring ways to attract more Chinese management talents to its picturesque campus in the Netherlands. The university is celebratin...

2007-04-12 10:45 828

Corning and OSA Foundation Announce Corning Outstanding Student Paper Award Competition

New Program to Launch at OFC/NFOEC 2008 ANAHEIM, Calif., March 29 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Corning Incorporated (NYSE: GLW) and the OSA Foundation on March 27th announced the establishment of a new student award competition. Created to recognize future leaders in the field of optical communic...

2007-03-29 11:17 978