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Indians are the most globally mobile of any nationality, followed by Brazilians and Chinese. So found HR consultant Ma Foi Randstad‘s latest global Work Monitor survey. The results prove a change in the world’s expat workforce favoring the so-called BRIC countries.

Singapore could lose its status as a top expat destination as companies become less willing to pay out generous compensation packages. Till now the country has consistently been rated one of the top destinations for expatriates. In fact, in 2010 HSBC’s Expat Explorer Survey ranked it #1 in the world. This year, however, Singapore didn’t […]

The average salary in the Middle East’s real estate sector has fallen only 1% in the last year, from Dhs 38,351 to Dhs 37,965. The results were obtained as part of the Middle East Salary Survey conducted by the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) and Cityscape Connect. It was commissioned by property recruitment consultancy […]

Singapore aims to restrict the flow of expat workers by tightening eligibility requirements for foreigners entering “lower and mid-level professional, managerial and executive jobs.” The new rules center on salary and education requirements. According to a statement from Singapore’s Ministry of Manpower: The Government is committed to managing the size of the foreign workforce, as […]

Most people around the world continue to find work through either online job boards or personal connections, concluded the Kelly Global Workforce Index in its 2011 Social Media/Networking Survey. While an average 26% of respondents got their most recent job through an online listing and 22% by word of mouth, only 1% said they had […]

Multinationals are preparing Indian staff for larger global roles, wrote Writankar Mukherjee in The Economic Times, with many companies starting “mentoring” programs to help train promising candidates for leadership positions. This could well be the start of a tectonic shift from India’s popular image as a low-cost outsourcing destination. Both Panasonic and Nokia have invested […]

Aspire Global Network responded to clients’ demands by opening a Singapore office. The new operation will serve the rapidly growing Asian media and advertising market. Aspire’s Chairman, Paul Farrer, said the firm focuses on the creative, media, market research and digital sectors: Opening any new office is a challenge and Asia presents many opportunities and […] is for professionals working in the recruitment industry: international recruiters, headhunters, HR staff and companies looking for candidates from abroad. Here you’ll find all the latest on international employment trends expat trends career advice

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