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香港工程師學會岩土分部第一位女主席Maureen:主動的態度才是最重要

伍慕蓮工程師(Maureen)為香港工程師學會岩土分部2020/2021年度主席,亦是岩土分部第一位女主席,她笑說大概是因為自己資歷較深,加上得到一班好同事支持,才能有此福份當上主席。 ...

Thinking two steps ahead

A particular phrase, “operational resiliency”, was heard in numerous conversations between senior executives at Northern Trust in the course of 2020, and the concept it embodies is sure to remain a key focus there for some time to come. “Covid-19 tested many organisations’ business models, technology, and operating frameworks, far beyond any form of simulation,” says Yen Leng Ong, the firm’s country executive for Southeast Asia, who sets the strategic direction for asset servicing, asset management and capital markets solutions for institutional clients. “The pandemic changed many aspects of our personal and professional environments, so we must continue to strengthen and adapt.” ...

Cookies with a Smile

Social enterprise Cookie Smiles is raising funds for charities with its sweet treats, says Helen Dalley. Poised to celebrate its first birthday this June, social enterprise Cookie Smiles raises money for Hong Kong-based charities through the sale of its ever-extending range of cookies and dog treats, Woof Twisters. Founded by Ngo advisor Jo-Soo Tang and baker Agnes Chin to bring some joy during the darkest days of the pandemic, its bags of cookies are now stocked in cafes, restaurants & clubs across the city, including the Coffee Academics, Hong Kong Football Club and Spicebox Organics. ...

Guilt-free Grazing

Plant-based catering service the Green Platters have tapped into alternative income streams to survive the pandemic, says Helen Dalley ...

Helping clients to mitigate risk

Trade in foreign exchange (FX) is on the rise, turning the wheels of international finance and keeping global commerce on the move. It is essential to the business of banks and multinationals, but also of investment houses, pension funds, insurance companies, securities firms, and other non-bank financial players. ...

ChickenSoup Foundation

Providing services to the most vulnerable stakeholders of Hong Kong, ChickenSoup Foundation uses a collaborative problem-solving approach while empowering the souls of both their benefactors and beneficiaries. ...

From the basement to a global ecommerce business success

By eWave Mon, 12/04/2021 Fatima , eWave
Fatima Said disproves the notion that you need big backers and slick offices to start a successful business. At the age of 16, Fatima built a company with her two brothers from the basement of her parents’ house in Austria. It became the fifth-largest ecommerce services provider in the US in just four years. This was just the start of her entrepreneurship journey. Fatima was prepared for the many challenges early on and has successfully navigated countless technology industry changes. ...

Pursuing interests with an open mind to accumulate skills in today’s technology sector

By eWave Wed, 07/04/2021 Camille Baumann , eWave
Choosing a career path often involves some sort of balancing act – Is this sector booming? Will this be well compensated? Will this industry stay relevant overtime? Do I enjoy this type of work? Is this a ‘well-respected’ career path based on conventional matters? Camille Baumann, Global Chief Client Officer at eWave, tells us about the time she first discovered her love for philosophy and how her peers laughed and thought she would join the unemployment queue because it wasn’t seen as a vocational degree. ...

Sprint start towards career goals

By John Cremer Sat, 20/02/2021
Aspiring young entrepreneurs typically plan to start a business after leaving college, but SQ Mah couldn’t wait that long. Currently in his junior year at the University of California, Berkeley, he recently set up AI Blocks during a Covid-enforced stay back in Hong Kong, and he has high hopes for what it can achieve. ...

Talented fencer eyes Olympic glory

By John Cremer Sat, 30/01/2021
When contemplating possible career choices, most young people have a general idea about what they hope to be doing a few years from now – something in finance, launching a business, or perhaps making a name in the world of IT. ...