Hiring, Compensation & Benefits Report 2022

With COVID under control, the labour market is expected to improve in 2022. In fact, over 80% of employers were actively hiring in Q3, 2021 and almost half of them plan expect the market will be more active next year. The competition for talent is expected to be more intense. As always, the JobsDB Hong Kong C&B Report is the definitive guide for you to navigate on:​

  • Hiring plans and market expectations in 2022
  • Salaries and predicted adjustments
  • Structure of bonus and other benefits

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Every HR must know in 2022​

(1) Hiring plans and market expectations

Almost half of the hirers predicted that employment will be more active in 2022, reflecting a positive growth from last year.

(2) Payscale adjustment forecast

Overall salary adjustment prediction in 2022 is +1.7%.

(3) Bonus

59% of the surveyed companies provided performance bonuses in the past 12 months, recording a rise of 55% from last year.

Level of staff hired This year Prediction for the upcoming year
Top / Senior Management avg. 2.2 months 2.3 months
Middle / Non-managerial Professionals avg. 1.6 months 1.7 months
Supervisory / Officer avg. 1.3 months 1.4 months
Clerical Staff avg. 1.2 months 1.4 months
Frontline Staff avg. 1.3 months 1.5 months

(4) Work from home arrangement

Almost half of the companies surveyed allow employees to work from home. For companies offering work from home benefit, half of them allows employees to decide their work from home arrangement.​

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