The blog of executive recruitment

  Jenny Guo, Deputy Managing Director at Morgan Philips Group looks at the opportunities for talented professionals in the new retail economy.   “New retail” is the current buzzword in commerce.  First championed by Jack Ma, founder of Alibaba Group, new retail is widely tipped to replace e-commerce as the next disruptive force. According to Ma in October 2016:  “E-commerce is merely a ferry, moving stuff from one side to another.  New retail will take its place as the new frontier of development.” In China, less than two years after Ma’s prediction, new retail now has official status.  In the Two Sessions earlier this year, the very core of new retail – promoting integrated development of ‘bricks and mortar’ store sales and online shopping – was written into a government work document. For many, new retail is a logical next step in the on-demand economy where organisations seek to digitalise... Read more
Morgan Philips and The HR Forum of the European Chamber held the HR excellence Conference in Guangzhou and Shenzhen which focused on how the digitalization challenge employers to reshape skills and corporate culture. It also impact jobs and career prospects. David Ng in his presentation explained: how to handle multi-generation workforce with a blend of motivations? what are the top factors of motivation at work? what are the motives to trade-of salary increase? how do employees expect to learn digital skills? what is “success” in the digital age? click for more information:http://mp.weixin.qq.com/s?__biz=MzIzODExMzY0Mg==&mid=504481185&idx=1&sn=e1a25c913fe7b54099a4f55a3dc2beed&chksm=72db23a445acaab2333d194daef7b3e7e5474687006847903b918fd52863108c85d2c34bfeb6#rd
June 29th 2018, the annual HR Forum of Morgan Philips was held in Lang-ham Shanghai. During the forum, we discussed around the following topics:  Digitalization and Impact on Talents in Greater China How Artificial Intelligence (AI) Can Help You Recruit Better HR Leadership in Digital Transformation – Panel Discussion Click for more information:http://mp.weixin.qq.com/s?__biz=MzIzODExMzY0Mg==&mid=504481255&idx=1&sn=2dbf280d3c66451c933998df7c07712e&chksm=72db23e245acaaf46d31e2100ddf9e2fa7b2d423614a70e127168a095b6bd285017cd47455b6#rd
For 8 years now, Morgan Philips Group has surveyed Greater China-based professional and executive talents to explore what motivates their career moves and ambitions. As global economic growth started to slow and fast expanding domestic firms became attractive work places, we noted in recent years a shift of mindset towards more competitive and entrepreneurial corporate cultures. With automation and digital profoundly reshaping offerings, channels and businesses, we decided for 2018 to explore how these trends were impacting Greater China professionals and executives when it comes to their development needs and career choices. On May 9th, 2018, Christine Raynaud, CEO of博禹 Morgan Philips Greater China, was invited by AmCham Taipei to share some findings on this major talent challenge resulting from digitalization: * Digital skills – most critical and today’s readiness * Company culture – what works, what must change * Finding talent for the digital age – track record vs.... Read more
For 8 years now, Morgan Philips Group has surveyed Greater China-based professional and executive talents to explore what motivates their career moves and ambitions. In 2011, we flagged the nascent need for better work life balance alongside money and fast promotions. As global economic growth started to slow and fast expanding domestic firms became attractive work places, we noted in recent years a shift of mindset towards more competitive and entrepreneurial corporate cultures. With automation and digital profoundly reshaping offerings, channels and businesses, we decided for 2018 to explore how these trends were impacting Greater China professionals and executives when it comes to their development needs and career choices. The survey was conducted in December 2017 with over 5000 respondents. Respondents are highly educated and in management and expert positions across a wide range of functions and sectors. Employers are a balanced mix of European, North American, Asian and local... Read more
  The acronym BRIC was first mentioned in 2001 in a report by an economist of Goldman Sachs. South Africa joined the club only in 2010 with the help of China including the African continent as an additional player in the emerging markets. The acronym BRICS, which aims to represent the rise of emerging markets around the world, is synonym with the rise of the non-west- ern world. Indeed, Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa are of- ten seen as a counterweight to the G7; the man behind the acronym even predicted that the BRICS would surpass the G7 by 2035. The bloc has started to organize itself with its first formal BRIC summit in 2008 held in Russia and since then many international forums and official gatherings by the member countries willing to advance their agenda on the global scale have followed. Western countries have been developing fast... Read more
We are thankful for the many responses – over 5,000 – to the 8th edition of the Morgan Philips Greater China Survey, conducted in December 2017. In this paper, readers will learn about the intentions and perspectives that Greater China executives have in relation to their jobs for 2018. What happened in 2017 What employers may experience in 2018 Stay or leave Trade-offs Click here to download “The Executive Greater China Talent Market in 2018” full paper
Morgan Philips Group has today announced it has entered into an agreement to acquire Hudson Global’s recruitment and talent management business in Europe (excluding Benelux), namely wholly owned or franchise operations in the UK, France, Spain, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Poland, Czech Republic, Ukraine and Slovakia. The planned acquisition, which is subject to Hudson Global shareholder approval, will create a combined business with a turnover of US$ 150 m (1 Billion RMB) with 600 employees in 20 countries. Commenting on the planned acquisition, Charles-Henri Dumon, Morgan Philips Group CEO and founder said: “This is a step change acquisition for Morgan Philips that will allow us to broaden our business and service offering into new markets and enhance our ability to respond efficiently and quickly to our customers.” Christine Raynaud, Morgan Philips Group CEO for Greater China commented: “The extended network strategically complements our current operations in Europe, Africa and recently opened... Read more