Category: Employment News

World – OECD unemployment rates remain stable in November

The unemployment rate for countries within the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development remained stable at 5.1% in November 2019 when compared to the previous month. Across the OECD area, 33 million people were unemployed. In the Asia Pacific countries within the OECD,

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New Zealand – Job ads on Trade Me Jobs fall to lowest level in four years

The number of advertised job vacancies in New Zealand on classified ads site, Trade Me Jobs, fell by 10.6% in 2019 when compared to 2018, the lowest in four years. Of the 26 job sectors on Trade Me, 24 reported

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Singapore – Two thirds of business leaders expect tech to create more permanent jobs in 2020

The majority, or 68%, of Singapore business leaders think technology will create more permanent jobs on their teams throughout 2020, according to research from Robert Half International Inc. Business leaders are less positive about temporary and contract roles, with 42%

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China – Didi Rival ‘Dida Chuxing’ reportedly seeking up to USD 300 Million in pre-IPO round (Bloomberg)

Chinese ride-hailing startup Dida Chuxing, not to be confused with the similarly named rival Didi Chuxing, is seeking to raise as much as USD 300 million and is considering an initial public offering, escalating competition with its much larger rival,

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An interview with Marc Sonennthal

My guest today is Marc Sonennthal , a man who has trod a fascinating road through the technology industry, coming in from the left-field as…A16th Jan 2020 By Constantin Singureanu Founder Source: HR Zone | Visit: An interview with Marc

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Eightfold.ai Appoints Celia Poon as Chief Financial Officer

Seasoned technology finance executive joins fast-growing AI company as it gears for continued international expansion in 2020 Source: HR Technologist | Visit: Eightfold.ai Appoints Celia Poon as Chief Financial Officer

Cornerstone Acquires Clustree; Builds Leading AI-Powered Skills Platform for People Development

With the acquisition of Clustree, Cornerstone will accelerate the development of the skills engine to help organizations identify, develop and deploy their talent for the roles needed today and in the future Source: HR Technologist | Visit: Cornerstone Acquires Clustree; Builds

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Justworks Adds Yujin Kim to its Leadership Team

Technology executive Yujin Kim will join as Vice President of Engineering, responsible for leading all software development and architecture. Source: HR Technologist | Visit: Justworks Adds Yujin Kim to its Leadership Team

Your Employees Aren't Performing to Their Potential, and It's Your Fault

It's bold of me to say your employees aren't performing to their potential when I've never even met them, but it's a matter of simple numbers. In the United States, 87.7 percent of employees are not working to their full

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Can You Help People and Be Successful in 2020?

Is it possible to be a successful recruiter because you want to “help people” rather than being money motivated? Let me start by setting the scene of when I first became aware that this wasn’t necessarily the norm and that

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