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Japan – Trust Tech reports Q1 growth

8 November 2013

Japanese technical recruiter Trust Tech Inc., (2154: JP) reported revenue of JPY 4 billion (USD 40.6 million) for the first quarter ending 30 September 2013, an increase of +7.9% from JPY 3.7 billion (USD 37.5 million) last year.The company reported an operating profit of JPY 256 million (USD 2.6...


Japan – JAC Recruitment continues performing well in tough market

8 November 2013

JAC Recruitment (2124: JP) reported revenue during the nine months ending 30 September 2013 of JPY 5.37 billion (USD 54.4 million), an increase of +16.6% compared with revenue of JPY 4.6 billion (USD 46.7 million) for the same period last year.The company reported an operating profit of JPY 1.515...


Japan – Other staffing firms report lacklustre results

8 November 2013

In addition to the results reported by major Japanese staffing firms today, there have also been results from some of the smaller providers; Nippon Information Development, Crie Anabuki, and Ecomic Co., for the six months ending 30 September 2013.The overall trend was year-on-year declines in rev...


China – If your face fits… welcome aboard

8 November 2013

Landing a job has become increasingly difficult in recent years. Applicants spend hours writing and re-writing their CVs in hopes of standing out from the crowd and securing a job. For an airline in China, however, it comes down to whether or not your face fits… literally.Image is everything in t...


China – 51Jobs reports improved results for Q3

7 November 2013

Chinese job board and HR provider 51job Inc. (JOBS: NSQ) reported revenue of RMB 419.6 million (USD 65.6 million) for the third quarter ending 30 September 2013, an increase of +12.3% compared with revenue of RMB 373.7 million (USD 60.9 million) last year.Gross profit for the period was RMB 291.5...


Japan – Meitec Corp. reports H1 growth

7 November 2013

Japanese engineering staffing firm Meitec Corp. (9744: JP) reported revenue for the six months to the end of September 2013 of JPY 35.75 billion (USD 362.6 million), an increase of +4.8% compared with JPY 34.13 billion (USD 346.1 million) last year.The company reported an operating income of JPY...


Japan – Worldintec reports Q3 growth

7 November 2013

Japanese outsourcing services company Worldintec Co. Ltd. (2429: JP) reported revenue for the nine months ending 30 September 2013 of JPY 41.6 billion (USD 421.9 million), an increase of +3.1% compared with JPY 40.3 billion (USD 408.7 million) last year.The company reported an operating income of...


Japan – P & P Holdings’ profits impacted by acquisitions

7 November 2013

Japanese temporary recruitment and outsourcing company P & P Holdings Corp., (6068: JP) reported revenue for the six months ending 30 September 2013 of JPY 12.3 billion (USD 124.7 million), an increase of +8.4% compared with JPY 11.4 billion (USD 115.6 million) last year.On 1 March 2013, the...


China – Dell supplier investigated by China Labour Watch

7 November 2013

A factory in China, Mingshuo Computers, has been investigated by China Labour Watch (CLW) following accusations that the company is mistreating workers. Mingshuo is a subsidiary of Pegatron Group, a supplier to major international electronic brand companies; including Dell, ASUS, HP, Samsung, and...


Hong Kong – Financial services firm increase their use of interim and temporary staff

7 November 2013

Financial services firms in Hong Kong have increased their use of interim and temporary staff in an attempt to manage costs, according to new research published today by recruitment firm Robert Half. The research is based on responses from 150 senior leaders in financial services companies in Hon...