Are you ready for a career change?

Figure out what you want Think about your skills, attributes, preferred work environment, financial goals, work/life balance and appetite for risk. Don’t lose sight of your personal values; Do you like working with people or are you more analytical? Are you ready for a bigger challenge? Do you enjoy being part of a team or

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Should I stay or should I go?

The period immediately following Chinese New Year and bonus payments, is typically highly active in the employment market. This is a good time to do a health check on your current role before you start being enticed by what may initially look like attractive opportunities. The last few years have definitely been an employers’ market

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Summer Restlessness

During the summer when work is typically a little quieter is a good time to do a health check on your current role. Hiring companies become very active from September to November as they want to have new employees joining at the beginning of the year. Before you start being enticed by what may initially

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How Important is Medical Insurance to Employees?

We conducted a survey about medical insurance among senior executives living in Hong Kong and working in the finance sector.  Unsurprisingly, medical insurance is a key consideration for most of those who responded.  In order to remain competitive and to attract and retain top talent employers need to remember the importance of Employee Benefits.  This

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Financial Hub Talent Rankings 2015

Do you know which cities in Asia have the best overall environment for finance industry professionals to live and work? Pathfinder collaborated with The Economist Corporate Network to compile a ranking to measure Asia’s cities and their relative attractiveness. Hong Kong came out as the clear winner in Asia due to the low tax rates,

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How to Map Your Career

We are all going to be working until we are in our late sixties or early seventies so its really important to have a career plan that you periodically review or adjust. Changes in personal circumstances (marriage, children, divorce) could make you want to go in a totally different direction which is perfectly ok, but

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