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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
We are proud to announce that again this year our company was distinguished for its achievements in Greater China by a panel of senior HR leaders at the “HR Vendors of the Year” ceremony held in Hong Kong on 29 November 2017. Best Cross-Border Recruitment Agency (Gold) Best Recruitment Firm – Candidate Relationship & Marketing (Gold) Best Recruitment Firm – Supply Chain, Manufacturing & Logistics (Silver) This is a great honor and encouragement to keep up and aim higher. Thank you to every member on our team for your good work and to our candidates and clients for your recognition. We are looking forward to a greater 2018!
  "HR Vendors of the Year Awards - Hong Kong finalists revealed.   We are proud to announce that again this year we made it to finals. Morgan Philips Group is nominated 3 times: * Best cross border recruitment agency * Best recruitment firm in candidate relationship & marketing * Best recruitment firm in Supply chain Manufacturing & logistics   We are thankful to our teams for their good work and to our candidates and clients for your recognition.  
  Morgan Philips Greater China Talent Report, now in its 7th edition, takes the pulse of over 3000 Greater China professionals and executives. For the first time, this year, the research was conducted in partnership with Assessfirst, a leading global on-line provider of talent assessment solutions in order to drill deeper into work culture and leadership style preferences. The research revealed the following trends. Salary increases secured when changing jobs continued to decelate in 2016; however the job market remained active and intentions to change jobs in 2017 are higher than those expressed a year ago. This indicates a pause in salary increases rather than in job creation. Middle age and senior professionals are keenest on changing jobs in 2017. Is this perhaps the expression of work fatigue? As age increases, an emphasis on work-life balance becomes more important as a reason for changing jobs. After career advancement and money,... Read more