Kelly Corners the Greater China Headhunt Market

Kelly Services gains ground in the war for talent by winning the coveted ‘Best Headhunting Company in Greater China’ award

Kelly Services, a global leader in providing workforce solutions, has won the prestigious “Best Headhunting Company in Greater China 2010 - 2011" award from China Human Capital Management Magazine - the largest circulated HR Management Journal in Greater China. This annual award, which started five years ago, is considered one of the highest recognitions for the HR profession in Greater China.

Kelly Services won the award for its outstanding client solutions, in helping the strategic transformation of companies setting up global headquarters in China. The award also recognises Kelly’s efforts in helping new companies break into the China market and in improving their recruitment ROI process and systems. The award was decided through extensive consultation with Human Capital Magazine’s readers, a readership of more than 50,000 HR managers from multinational companies, and an International panel of judges. The stringent assessment standards included a 5-Factor and an 11-Dimensions criterion.

150 HR professional services firms with more than 50 staff and whose revenue in 2010 is more than RMB 10 million participated in the competition, which delved in areas of Headhunting, HR consulting, Outsourcing, e-HR, Assessment and Training. This win effectively solidifies Kelly’s growing reputation as the go-to global headhunting partner in China and the APAC region. 

“We are extremely proud to be named as the Best Headhunting Company in Greater China.We have been focusing our resources on creating value for clients and understanding their requirements,” said C.S Tiong, Asia Pacific Vice President & Regional Operations Officer of Kelly Services. “This win reflects our client’s recognition of our innovative and value added talent solutions”.

Mark Hall, General Manager, Professional & Technical Division of Kelly China, attended the Award Ceremony held at the Shanghai World Financial Centre. He stated, “The difficulty of finding, hiring and retaining managers, executives and technical talent in the world’s most populous nation will be the No. 1 business challenge for companies in 2011. We at Kelly leverage on global experience and local understanding to support clients in achieving business success, through the world's Best Professional & Technical Talent solutions.”