On 27 February, Mr Jimmy Ho, Managing Director of Korn/Ferry International (HK) Ltd, was invited to speak at the “Lingather Programme 2013 – Alumni Advising Night” on “How to Equip Yourself and Enhance Employability in the Highly Competitive Job Market”. The event was jointly organised by the Student Services Centre and Department of Management, with the participation of 210 students.
A graduate from the Department of Human Resources Management, Lingnan University, Mr Ho is now the Managing Director of Korn/Ferry International (HK) Ltd and the company’s Guangzhou branch, mainly responsible for senior-level executive recruitment in Mainland China, Hong Kong and Taiwan. Before he joined the company in 2000, he had been working in Russell Reynolds Associates, a global executive recruitment company, for 7 years as an Executive Director.
42 alumni with remarkable achievements from various professions were also invited to share their life, work and education experiences. They advised the students on effective and practical job hunting skills, enabling them to have better planning for career development. Students could choose to sit with alumni of their choice and continue the discussion at dinner.