Apr 19, 2012

It’s party time: Why Chinese banks love team bonding

Chinese employers are stepping up their team building activities this year in an effort to boost morale and help achieve annual performance goals. One Chinese financial services firm recently held “success seminars” for hundreds of its employees. One of the participants tells that he supports the programme because his own success contributes in a small way to the overall performance of the company.

Apr 5, 2012

Less stress please: Why work-life balance is now a hot commodity for Chinese financial professionals

Work-life balance as a staff retention tool is gaining traction this year as the pressure on financial-sector employees in China mounts. In 2011 there were several cases of highly-stressed young professionals who died from overwork.