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Firm gets the job done with hiring expertise

HRnetGroup executive director Adeline Sim says the firm once hired 300 temps for a client within three hours, thanks to the power of technology and human energy. For permanent or contract roles, other factors like the client's interviewing schedule a
HRnetGroup executive director Adeline Sim says the firm once hired 300 temps for a client within three hours, thanks to the power of technology and human energy. For permanent or contract roles, other factors like the client's interviewing schedule and the candidate's notice period come into play.ST PHOTO: YEN MENG JIIN

In this new monthly series, The Sunday Times and the SGX research team interview company bosses to help investors get a better look at a firm's operations, one that goes beyond the financials.

The spotlight falls first on HRnetGroup, which is headquartered here where it was founded in 1992.

What began as a four-person team at Orchard Shopping Centre has become the largest recruitment firm based in Asia ex-Japan, with 1,000 staff across 10 Asian cities.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Sunday Times on March 11, 2018, with the headline 'Firm gets the job done with hiring expertise'. Print Edition | Subscribe