Workforce Management/Human Resources

China-Based Companies Must Invest in Building HR Capacity to Compete

Lack of Institutionalized HR Development Threatens Companies' Continuing Growth SHANGHAI, Nov. 24, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The competitive edge of many China-based companies is threatened by a significant shortfall in the capabilities of their human resources departments, according to a recent ...

2010-11-24 08:30 2394

Learn English Anytime, Anywhere with EF's free Mobile English App

HONG KONG, Nov. 11, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- EF Englishtown, the world's largest online English school, has launched its Mobile English app for the iPhone, available for free on Apple's App Store today. Combining Englishtown's powerful learning tools with the ease of use of the iPhone, the app will...

2010-11-11 10:30 3415

51job, Inc. Reports Third Quarter 2010 Financial Results

SHANGHAI, Nov. 9, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- 51job, Inc. (Nasdaq: JOBS), a leading provider of integrated human resource services in China, announced today unaudited financial results for the third quarter of 2010 ended September 30, 2010. Third Quarter 2010 Financial Highlights: -- Total r...

2010-11-10 05:30 1185

Robert Walters Asia Job Index Q3 2010

Robert Walters Asia Job Index Q3 2010 SHANGHAI, Nov. 8, 2010 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Robert Walters, the international recruitment consultancy, today publishes its Asia Job Index for the third quarter of 2010. The Robert Walters Asia Job Index tracks advertisement volumes for professional positions ...

2010-11-08 08:00 2049

Lagging Human Resources Effectiveness Threatens Continuing Growth of Chinese Businesses, Aon Hewitt Survey Shows Improving Alignment of HR and Business Strategies Is a Key Growth Area for China

BEIJING, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The continuing rapid growth of China-based businesses may be imperiled by poorly developed human resources functions, according to survey results released today by Aon Hewitt, a global HR consulting firm with unique expertise in the China market. More than 100 co...

2010-11-02 09:00 1414

51job, Inc. Schedules Third Quarter 2010 Earnings Release and Conference Call on November 9, 2010

SHANGHAI, Oct. 29 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- 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 third quarter ended September 30, 2010 after the market closes on Tuesday, November 9, 2010. ...

2010-10-29 17:00 1003

Katie Lahey to Join Korn/Ferry as Managing Director, Australia & New Zealand

SYDNEY, Oct. 28 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Korn/Ferry International (NYSE: KFY), a premier global provider of talent management solutions, has announced that Katie Lahey is joining the Firm as Managing Director, Australia and New Zealand. Ms. Lahey has a distinguished career in Australian business and pu...

2010-10-28 03:00 3027

51job, Inc. Appoints New Independent Director and Regains Nasdaq Compliance

SHANGHAI, Oct. 20 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- 51job, Inc. (Nasdaq: JOBS), a leading provider of integrated human resource services in China, announced today that the board of directors has appointed James Jianzhang Liang as an independent director and a member of the audit committee. James Jianzhang Lia...

2010-10-20 05:00 1040

Consumers Alliance for Global Prosperity Applauds Indonesian Government for Denying Entry to Greenpeace Warship

RI takes stand against radical NGO's advocacy efforts endangering 10 million people WASHINGTON, Oct. 18 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The Consumers Alliance for Global Prosperity (CAGP) (http://www.consumerprosperity.com) today applauds Indonesia's government for denying the Greenpeace warship Rainbow...

2010-10-18 08:00 1975

Networking Organization for Asian Business Opportunities ORIENTED.COM Announces Search for New Owner

Asian professional and social network is well-known for its global offline networking events and mass mingling platform SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 19 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- ORIENTED.COM, a global networking organization of international professionals interested in Asian business opportunities and part...

2010-10-19 09:38 1348

AmCham-China Statement Regarding HR 2378

BEIJING, Sept. 30 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The American Chamber of Commerce in the People's Republic of China (AmCham-China) opposes the Chinese currency legislation passed by the US House of Representatives. If enacted into law, the chamber does not believe the bill will be effective in achieving ...

2010-09-30 07:17 991

Metso selects Kronos(R) for higher shop floor productivity

BEIJING, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Metso Minerals (TianJin) Co., Ltd., the leading global supplier of sustainable technology and services for mining and construction, selected workforce management solutions from time and attendance( http://www.kronos.com/time-attendance/time-tracking-software.as...

2010-09-29 08:00 2414

Citibank Announces Senior Appointments

HONG KONG, Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Citibank Global Consumer Group is pleased to announce the appointments of Ms. Fanny Lum as Director of Branch Banking, Ms. Josephine Lee as Director of Wealth Management, and Ms. Maria Leung as Director of Citigold Private Client. Fanny Lum, Director of Br...

2010-09-28 20:50 1949

ADP Multinational Payroll Solution Supports British Telecom Employees in 45 Countries

ADP's Global Payroll Solution Delivers Unique Scalability from a Single Expert Source ROSELAND, N.J., Sept 28 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- ADP(R) ( http://www.adp.com/ ), a leading provider of HR ( http://www.adp.com/solutions/employer-services/human-resources.aspx ), payroll and benefits administration ...

2010-09-28 20:30 1568

Project Management Institute Names Executive Vice President and COO Mark A. Langley as New President and CEO

NEWTOWN SQUARE, Pa., Sept. 28 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Project Management Institute (PMI), the world's largest project management member association, announces that its Board of Directors has named Mark A. Langley as its new president and CEO upon Gregory Balestrero's retirement from PMI on 1 Januar...

2010-09-28 08:10 2189

Big 4 Challenge Google's Position as the World's Most Attractive Employer

STOCKHOLM, Sept. 29 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Universum releases the global talent attraction index: "The World's Most Attractive Employers 2010", based on close to 130,000 career seekers, with a business or engineering background. Following the unprecedented world release in 2009, Google still manages t...

2010-09-29 08:00 2310

Toronto is the Lowest Risk City in the World for Employers, Says Aon Consulting

-- People Risk Index helps organizations assess risks when hiring, employing and moving staff CHICAGO, Sept. 27 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- A first-of-its kind global study found Toronto to be the city with the lowest risk in the world to recruit, employ and relocate employees, according to Aon Consulti...

2010-09-27 19:00 1786

GSMA's Global Mobile Awards To Recognise Mobile Innovation in Learning

LONDON, Sept. 23 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The GSMA, which represents the interests of the worldwide mobile communications industry, has launched its prestigious 16th Annual Global Mobile Awards programme. New categories have been added to recognise excellence, achievement and innovation in the broad and...

2010-09-23 16:30 1924

Smart & Final Stores LLC Selects Kronos(R) for Fast Payback

CHELMSFORD, Mass., Sept. 16 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Smart & Final Stores LLC, operator of approximately 293 retail stores across western U.S. and northern Mexico, selected workforce management solutions from Kronos(R) Incorporated( http://www.kronos.com ) to control labor costs, minimize compliance ris...

2010-09-16 08:30 2113

Leisure Sports Leverages Kronos(R)for End-to-End Workforce Management

CHELMSFORD, Mass., Sept. 15 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Leisure Sports, a fast-growing active lifestyle business that owns and manages high-end fitness resorts and hotels, has upgraded to the latest version of the Workforce Central(R) suite from Kronos(R) Incorporated( http://www.kronos.com ). The new vers...

2010-09-15 09:46 1562
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