On 20th December 2017, Wisenet Asia joined the 5th Speed Business Meeting held in Chongqing. This event is organized by The European Chamber Southwest Chapter, Chongqing Association of Enterprises with Foreign investment, Chongqing MBA Entrepreneur Association, Chongqing Returnees Club, Returnee Entrepreneurship Association and Chongqing Technology and Business University (CTBU).

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Ms Karen Woong, General Manager of Wisenet Asia (Chongqing) Co Ltd, represented the company in attending this function, whereby more than 130 participants from many walks of life were presented.

Among the attendees were people of different nationalities working in banks, law firms, hospitality industry, universities, trade associations, consulates, MNCs, state-owned companies, entrepreneurs, businessmen, etc.

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At the event, Ms Karen Woong, General Manager of Wisenet Asia (Chongqing) Co Ltd, met and got to know more than 60 participants. Some of them upon learning that Wisenet Asia is a headhunting and HR advisory company headquartered in Singapore, were keen to explore using the company’s services in searching for both local and foreign talents for their businesses. Several participants who happened to be looking around for future career opportunities also sent their resumes to Karen after the meeting.

During the event, participants had the opportunity to strike up a quick conversation with another participant sitting across the table for 2 minutes before moving on to get to know the next one, and move on again after 2 minutes. During the quick chat, everyone was busy introducing themselves, exchanging business cards and adding each other’s wechat.

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At the end of the event, the participants had chance to mingle around freely to further develop the newly formed connections and have friendly chats with the other participants.

Everyone also prepared a small gift as random Christmas/ New Year gift exchange at the end of the event.

About Wisenet Asia (Chongqing) Co Ltd

WiseNet Asia started as an Talent Acquisition firm, providing mid to senior talent finder (headhunting) services to our clients.

Founded and based in Singapore, we have since expanded our presence over Asia to open up offices in Malaysia, Hong Kong and China. Till date, our service offerings include Talent Acquisition, Talent e-Management (iHR Partner), Talent Development and Talent Transition.

WiseNet Asia set up the Chongqing branch in June 2017. We are the first foreign-owned headhunting company set up in the HR Services Industry Park located in Yubei of Chongqing. In Chongqing, Wisenet Asia mainly partners with Singapore companies coming to Chongqing/Western China and China companies setting up business in Singapore on their Human Capital needs. We also assist companies to source for foreign talents to relocate to Chongqing under the Chongqing Government Talent Attraction Scheme (鸿雁计划).

19 Dec 2017 –  Ms Karen Woong, General Manager of Wisenet Asia (Chongqing) Co Ltd, attended a dinner hosted by Consul-General (Chengdu) GAN Teng Kiat and CG-Designate (Chengdu) Steven Pang.

The dinner held in Chongqing Westin Hotel (Liberation Square) was specially hosted for Singaporeans working in Chongqing.

Among the attendees were senior executives working in Chongqing from companies such as Capitaland, Raffles Medical Group, GuocoLand, IE Singapore Chongqing Connectivity Initiative Office,  Singapore Power (SP Group), Sembcorp, Silkair, YPL (YUXINOU-Pacific Integrated Logistics Group Multimodal Co), Fu Yu Moulding & Tooling, Bangkok Bank, Le Meridien, PacificLinks Golf, Ecowise, etc.  Some of the spouses also joined the event.

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The consular jurisdiction/coverage of Singapore Consulate-General in Chengdu includes Sichuan, Shaanxi and Chongqing.  The mission of the Singapore Consulate-General in Chengdu is to safeguard the legitimate interests and rights of Singaporeans in these provinces as well as to promote, forge and develop all-round bilateral links and co-operation.

CG GAN kicked off the dinner by welcoming the attendees and introducing CG-Designate Steven Pang.  CG GAN then announced that he would be stepping down from the position of CG Chengdu and CG-Designate Steven Pang would succeed him.

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CG-Designate was then introduced to the gathering where he welcomed everyone, gave a brief introduction of himself and urged all to enjoy the evening of good food and fellowship.

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Guests got to enjoy specially prepared Singapore all-time favourite gourmet delicacies such as Hainan Chicken Rice, Laksa, Fried Kway Teow, Satay, Bak Kut Teh, Gado-Gado, Har Cheong Chicken, etc.

Throughout the three-hour long dinner, the CGs mingled around with the guests where they had the chance to get to know everyone.

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Left to right: CG-Designate Steven Pang, Karen Woong (GM, Wisenet Asia (Chongqing) Co Ltd), Colin Poh (GM, Tianjin Fumiao Engrg Consultant), Steve Kwek (GM Project, Guocoland China), Stanley Chu (Sales Manager, Pacificlinks Golf)

Ms Karen Woong, General Manager of Wisenet Asia (Chongqing) Co Ltd, is a Singaporean currently stationed in Chongqing.  She graduated from Nanyang Technological University with a Bachelor of Business Degree, specialising in Human Resources. She possesses about 15 years of HR Practitioner experience both in Singapore and overseas.  Ms Woong furthered her career in executive search and became a headhunter in 2010.  She serves clients from the industries covering real estate, healthcare, FMCG, aviation, tourism, hospitality, helping them to headhunt for candidates from and for regions including Singapore, China, Hong Kong, Middle East, India, Japan, Korea, Thailand, Australia, etc.

Ms Woong sets up the Chongqing office for Wisenet Asia and is in charge of developing business in Chongqing and other major cities in Western China.

About Wisenet Asia (Chongqing) Co Ltd

WiseNet Asia started as an Talent Acquisition firm, providing mid to senior talent finder (headhunting) services to our clients.

Founded and based in Singapore, we have since expanded our presence over Asia to open up offices in Malaysia, Hong Kong and China. Till date, our service offerings include Talent Acquisition, Talent e-Management (iHR Partner), Talent Development and Talent Transition.

WiseNet Asia set up the Chongqing branch in June 2017.  We are the first foreign-owned headhunting company set up in the HR Services Industry Park located in Yubei of Chongqing.  In Chongqing, Wisenet Asia mainly partners with Singapore companies coming to Chongqing/ Western China and China companies setting up business in Singapore on their Human Capital needs. We also assist companies to source for foreign talents to relocate to Chongqing under the Chongqing Government Talent Attraction Scheme (鸿雁计划).

On 18 Nov 2017, a Nursing Seminar was organized by Singapore Raffles Medical Group in Chongqing Sheraton Hotel. More than 300 nurses attended the Seminar.  At the Seminar, the experienced nursing team from Singapore Raffles Hospital shared on Professional Development in Nursing and Nursing Transformation. The Deputy Director of Inpatient Operations also gave an introduction of the Raffles Medical Group and a brief insight of the Chongqing Raffles International Hospital which is going to start operations in 2nd half of 2018.

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Participants attending the seminar listened earnestly throughout the 3-hour seminar and expressed keen interest to join the Chongqing Raffles International hospital when it opens.

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During the Q&A session, they asked questions about joining the hospital. At the tea-break, they surrounded and expressed great enthusiasm in communicating with the Raffles nursing team.

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Being the co-organiser and the Project Manager of this event, Wisenet Asia is delighted to see the great success of this nursing seminar.

Raffles Medical Group is one of the many Singapore companies who are establishing their footprints in Chongqing. Under the Chongqing Connectivity Initiative (CCI), more and more Singapore companies are going to Chongqing. Located in the upper reaches of the Yangtze River in Western China, Chongqing is a key city which links China’s Silk Road Economic Belt and the 21st Century Maritime Silk Road strategies.

Also amidst this background of increased business activities between Singapore and Chongqing, Wisenet Asia has established its branch office in Chongqing, with the objective of serving the human resources needs of Singapore companies entering Chongqing or China companies establishing their presence in Singapore. Wisenet Asia is a total HR solutions provider offering a wide range of customised services in headhunting, Talent e-Management, Talent Transition, Talent Development, etc.

For the Singapore Raffles Hospital Nursing Seminar held in Chongqing on 18 November 2017, Wisenet Asia played the key role in managing this project on behalf of Raffles Medical Group, starting from conceptualizing the event, managing the project from planning, co-ordination, implementation, setup and on-site management on the day of event. Wisenet Asia understands the needs, international standards and quality requirements of our client and is able to pull together resources to ensure a successful running of the event.

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Successfully assisted our client, an award winning REIT, to close the position of Head of Asset Management.