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PageGroup's Singapore business came first in the list of Preferred Recruitment Firms for roles recruiting SGD 5,000 to SGD 10,000 (USD 4,000 to USD 8,000) and roles over S$10,000 (USD 8,000).
The company, made up of the combined operations of Michael Page, Page Personnel and Page Executive, was also named a Top 10 Preferred Recruitment Firm in the HR Vendors of the Year awards 2012, placing second in the list.
HR Vendors of the Year is awarded based on an annual survey conducted on HR professionals in Singapore in conjunction with Human Resources Magazine. In 2012, nearly 1,200 HR practitioners participated in the survey.
PageGroup places mid and high-level professionals, also specialising in the provision of junior to senior executive level hiring, training and development and staff retention.
“Aside from a stronger focus on hiring, retention and succession planning, 2012 witnessed an increased emphasis for professionals to possess commercial acumen and to act as a trusted advisor to the business,” said Jerome Bouin, managing director of PageGroup Singapore.
“The PageGroup model of multi specialists providing service at all levels of recruitment allows our clients and candidates to get the best results from working with only one firm. We have also increased the diversification of our business to include new disciplines and are recruiting internally for junior through to senior level positions to build the business with talented people,” he said.
PageGroup has expanded its presence in South East Asia over the past years, with the launch of its Malaysia and Thailand businesses. Michael Page recently rebranded as PageGroup with posting a fall in first-quarter gross profit yesterday, despite strong performances seen in parts of Asia.