Tag Archives: APAC

Top 6 Job Transfer Destinations in Asia

In response to an on-the-spot survey Cartus conducted at the ERC Worldwide Conference in Shanghai in April, relocation and human resources professionals ranked Singapore the No. 1 spot in Asia for a dream job transfer.
Attendees were asked: “If you could accept a job transfer anywhere in Asia, where would it be?” The top six dream job destinations in Asia were:
1. Singapore (29%)
2. Hong Kong (26%)
3. China (19%)
4. Japan (10%)
5. Thailand (5%)
6. Australia (4%)

Relocating to Asia: Planning and Flexibility are Key to Home Finding

Activity and rental prices in residential housing markets throughout Asia continue to grow, according to our most recent Market Watch reports on China, Hong Kong, and Singapore.
Whilst the residential market in China slowed around the Lunar New Year Holiday, particularly in Shanghai and Beijing, activity picked up quickly due to the opening of several new residential complexes and the continuing demand by expatriate families, especially in the high-end apartment range. In Chengdu, key infrastructure projects continue to attract leading international companies, adding extra buoyancy to current market conditions.
Both the Singapore and Hong Kong governments have taken steps in the past [...] Read More

Welcoming the Year of the Snake | Cartus Celebrates Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year, also known in China as Spring Festival, begins on February 10 and marks the transition from the Year of the Dragon to the Year of the Snake. Amongst the 12 symbols of the Chinese zodiac, the snake represents prosperity, gracious morality and great wisdom.
Of all the traditional Chinese festivals celebrated around the world, Chinese New Year is the most elaborate, colorful and important amongst the Chinese community. Cartus employees in Asia will be ushering the Year of the Snake in a range of activities with their family and loved ones.

Talent Mobility in APAC | Worldwide ERC’s Workforce Summit, Shanghai

Cartus is once again a proud sponsor of Worldwide ERC’s annual Global Workforce APAC Summit, this year entitled Talent Mobility in APAC. The event takes place March 22-23 in Shanghai’s Pudong Shangri-La Hotel and is the largest relocation and mobility conference in Asia. More than 450 delegates will take part in educational sessions, trade exhibitions and networking opportunities.
Cartus has been a leader in Asia, helping more than 250 clients with over 4,000 moves into, out of, and within China. This year, we are proud to be moderating two sessions in Shanghai featuring esteemed panels of industry leaders in the region.

Playing Host in Hong Kong: Localizing International Business

Hello from Hong Kong, where business is booming! International commerce had been moving along nicely in Hong Kong before representatives of mainland China and Taiwan signed the Economic Cooperation Framework Agreement in June. With this agreement, which will make it easier to transact business across the straits, Hong Kong will become an even more important international financial center. If you are a multinational corporation, this is a place to be.
On 23 June at the Renaissance Harbor View Hotel, I hosted a group of human resources and mobility professionals at the second of three events in Cartus’ 2010 APAC Roundtable Series. [...] Read More