The Connector

News, insider knowledge and advice on finding, recruiting and retaining top talent

Hiring Trends in 2013

The aftermath of the European debt crisis caused the Asian economy to decelerate slightly in 2012. Nonetheless, economists and research institutes (Asian Development Outlook Update 2012—Asian Development Bank) predict moderate Asian economic growth in 2013. Employment is an integral part of the real economy. To discover attitudes of Asia-Pacific countries toward it and to predict recruiting and employment trends in 2013, en world conducted a survey of our office chiefs in Japan, Singapore, Hong Kong, South Korea, and Australia. Read more

SME’s Success Depends on A Players!

On January 22, 2013, on the basis of his own company experience, Craig Saphin, en world Japan K.K, president and representative director and en world Group president, addressed the “Leaders of Japan” event on how small and medium enterprises (SMEs) without brand recognition can attract and retain A-player personnel. Read more

Topgrading® A to Z : Tips for Shortlisting A Players

“Interviews with non-promising candidates, resumes full of hype…” These are embarrassing to companies, costing them a lot of time and money. Their HR staff may be wondering every day how to gain good insights into candidates. en world is recommending Topgrading Methods to help reduce the burden on HR staff. Designed to ensure the successful hiring of top talent, Topgrading Methods incorporate tools for shortlisting A players before the interview process. Read more

How to employ excellent employees at overseas office

Paul Dupuis, Head of SE Asian Business of en world Group and President of en world Singapore, and Nishino Yusuke, Team Manager of en world Singapore jointly contributed an article “How to employ excellent employees at overseas office”. To read the feature article here (PDF. Japanese only).

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