Employment up in private sector | Recruiter Resources | Recruiters | ClassifiedPost Hong Kong
Home > Recruiters > Recruiter Resources > In the News > Employment up in private sector
Recruiter Resources
Employment up in private sector
Staff Reporter
update on Friday, March 26, 2010
Share

The number of people employed in Hong Kong's private sector increased by 35,800, or 1.4 per cent, in December last year compared with a year earlier, according to the Census and Statistics Department. The total number of jobs in December was 34,560, representing an increase of 7 per cent, or 2, 410, over the previous year.


Schoolgirl sacked from cafe job on Facebook

A schoolgirl in Britain was sacked from her cafe job via Facebook, the Daily Telegraph reported this week. Sixteen-year-old Chelsea Taylor, who worked in a cafe in Leigh, Greater Manchester, received a dismissal letter posted on her page on the social networking site. According to the message, which was littered with grammatical errors and ending with two kisses, Taylor was fired from her Saturday job for losing a £10 (HK$115) note.


Mainland graduates concerned over job opportunities

More than a quarter of last year's mainland graduates are concerned with a lack of opportunity to develop their careers, a China Daily report says. According to a survey by  Mycos Institute, 27 per cent of more than 8,700 graduates polled nationwide cited a lack of career development opportunities as their biggest concern. Last year's downturn was blamed for the limited number of job opportunities. Low salary was the second biggest concern.

 

Leave a comment
Leave your comment
* Mandatory Fields
* Name
* Email address
 
 
The content of this field is kept private and will not be shown publicly. If you have a Gravatar account, used to display your avatar.
* Comment
 
         
Leave a comment
Match Jobs
Our world-class job-matcing technology will match your profile with quality jobs from HK's best companies.