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Monday October 8, 2012

World Rich List Shows Emerging Asian Century

Kevin Voigt, CNN


Asia is set to have the world's wealthiest residents, with city-state Singapore heading the rich list.
 
 
Monday October 1, 2012

Mid-Autumn Festival

Xinhua, english.news.cn


The Mid-Autumn Festival, which falls on Sunday this year, is a traditional Chinese holiday that originates from worship of the moon.
 
 
Thursday July 5, 2012

Announcing Early Exhibitors & Sponsors: 4th Annual NAAMBA Leadership Conference & Exposition, September 13-15, 2012, Santa Clara, CA

Robina Singh, Management Staff | Program Manager


In just over two months, we will convene in Santa Clara, CA for the 4th Annual NAAMBA Leadership Conference & Exposition, September 13-15, 2012. With the theme of Tomorrow’s Leaders Today, this annual event promises to be the largest event of its kind...
 
 
Thursday July 5, 2012

Asia America MultiTechnology Association (AAMA) Founders Speaker Series

Asia America MultiTechnology Association (AAMA)


AAMA celebrates the richness of Silicon Valley’s history – both early as well as more recent – with its new Founders Speaker Series. This series will showcase prominent technology visionaries who have shaped high-tech firms that have contributed significantly to U.S.-Asia business.
 
 
Tuesday June 26, 2012

Why Do Asian Americans Have the Worst Long-Term Unemployment?

Jordan Weissmann,The Atlantic


Asian Americans are the best educated ethnic group in the United States, by a long shot.* Logically, that means they should have the least severe unemployment, given that more educated workers tend to have an easier time in the job market. Instead, according to a recent study by the Economic Policy Institute, the Asian community suffered from the most severe long-term joblessness of any racial demographic in 2010, during the slow, early period of the economic recovery.
 
 
Tuesday June 26, 2012

A Tale of Two Cities: The Merging of Sourcing and Recruiting

Lou Adler, ERE Media, Inc.


It was the best of times, it was the worst of times...
 
 
Tuesday June 26, 2012

US Asian Population Outpaces Other Minorities

Franz Strasser, BBC News


Asians have passed Latinos as the fastest growing group of US immigrants, according to a Pew Center study.
 
 
Wednesday May 23, 2012

Registration is Now Open for the 4th Annual NAAMBA Leadership Conference & Exposition, September 13-15, 2012, Santa Clara, CA!

Robina Singh, Events & Program Manager, NAAMBA


Early Bird Rates End July 31, 2012

Preparations are under way for the 4th Annual NAAMBA Leadership Conference & Exposition scheduled to take place September 13-15, 2012 in Santa Clara, CA. With the theme of Tomorrow's Leaders Today, this annual event promises to once again galvanize Pan-Asian professionals across industries and provide an unparalleled platform for networking and professional development opportunities! Register today to secure the early bird rates which end on July 31, 2012 and don’t miss out on this truly great event.
 
 
Wednesday May 23, 2012

“Pasona World Job”: International Career Support and Job Search for Bilinguals and Global Talents

Pasona NA, Inc.


Pasona NA, Inc. providing recruiting and career consulting services, opened an international career support website for globally active bilinguals and multi-lingual candidates with international experiences.
 
 
Tuesday May 22, 2012

More Grads Using Social Media for Job Hunts

Staffingindustry.com


Approximately 41 percent of college grads from the class of 2012 use social media as a job-search tool, up significantly from just four years ago...
 
 
Tuesday May 22, 2012

Workplace Discrimination against Asian Americans

Kathleen Tun, WordPress.com


It’s always challenging to find a job, earn some money, a living. But what happens if you’re a minority trying to find a job, even if you’re born here in America, with a college degree?
 
 
Tuesday May 22, 2012

Marketing and Sourcing: A Marketing Mix Approach to Sourcing

Lance Haun, SourceCon


When Seven Step RPO sourcing manager Sal Loukos starts on a new requisition, she doesn’t fire up her web browser and go to a search engine, LinkedIn, Twitter or a job board. She also doesn’t pick up her phone and start calling potential candidates...Instead, she sits down and thinks about the way in which she’ll market that job opening.
 
 
Tuesday May 22, 2012

Boston Leads the U.S. in Education Levels for Young Adults

G. Scott Thomas, American City Business Journals


The percentage of college-educated young adults is larger in the Boston area than anywhere else in America.
 
 
Tuesday May 1, 2012

Don’t Miss the 4th Annual NAAMBA Leadership Conference & Exposition, September 13-15, 2012, Santa Clara, CA!

Robina Singh, Events & Program Manager, NAAMBA


The National Association of Asian MBAs (NAAMBA) is thrilled to take its 4th Annual NAAMBA Leadership Conference & Exposition to the West Coast, September 13-15, 2012 in Santa Clara, CA. With the theme of Tomorrow's Leaders Today, this annual event promises to once again galvanize Pan-Asian professionals across industries and provide an unparalleled platform for networking and professional development opportunities!
 
 
Tuesday May 1, 2012

Leadership Development Programs: Employers' Summit (Co-Organized by QS & NAAMBA)

QS & NAAMBA


Final Notice! An Employers’ Summit on leadership development programs for campus recruits is being held at the Columbia University Faculty House in New York City on May 9th and 10th, 2012.
 
 
Monday April 30, 2012

Twenty-Two Asian Leaders are Breaking Barriers in Hospitality - MFHA Celebrates Asian Leaders During Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

Szilvia Szegedi, The Multicultural Foodservice & Hospitality Alliance (MFHA)


Each year, The Multicultural Foodservice & Hospitality Alliance (MFHA) honors distinguished leaders of diverse background whose achievements have contributed to the advancement of the food and hospitality industry. In May, during the Asian Pacific American Heritage month, MFHA is celebrating successful leaders of Asian descent by releasing its 2nd Annual Tribute to Asian Pacific American Leadership in Hospitality media campaign.
 
 
Monday April 30, 2012

Welcome to the Talent Economy

Daniel Shapero, Linkedin


Like many functions in the organization, the way in which companies identify and recruit talent has changed more in the past 10 years than it did in the last century. According to Jobvite, 89 percent of companies planned to use social media to recruit in 2011, a source of talent that didn’t even exist at the start of the century. This trend has big implications for both the recruitment profession and the ways companies compete and win overall. But what forces are driving this change, and what can we learn from the companies pioneering this age of recruiting?
 
 
Monday April 30, 2012

Is Fear Stalling Your Career?

Alina Dizik, Special to CareerBuilder


Sometimes you can be your own worst enemy -- especially when it comes to progressing in your career. Most people fear certain things, such as a change in their role or facing rejection when vying for a promotion, which can affect their ability to move up.
 
 
Monday April 30, 2012

For Asian-American Couples, a Tie That Binds

Rachel L. Swarns, The New York Times


WHEN she was a philosophy student at Harvard College eight years ago, Liane Young never thought twice about all the interracial couples who flitted across campus, arm and arm, hand in hand. Most of her Asian friends had white boyfriends or girlfriends. In her social circles, it was simply the way of the world...But today, the majority of Ms. Young’s Asian-American friends on Facebook have Asian-American husbands or wives.
 
 
Tuesday April 10, 2012

Join Us at the 4th Annual NAAMBA Leadership Conference & Exposition, September 13-15, 2012, Santa Clara, CA!

Robina Singh, Events & Program Manager, NAAMBA


The National Association of Asian MBAs (NAAMBA) is thrilled to announce the 4th Annual NAAMBA Leadership Conference & Exposition which will be taking place in Santa Clara, CA, September 13-15, 2012. This event, the largest of its kind, will be a gathering of Pan-Asian professionals, corporate executives, community, and business leaders from across industries.
 
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