Stuff the turkey, check your work emails instead

According to two surveys, Hong Kong finance professionals are likely to be constantly busy checking emails over the holiday period. Quelle surprise.
Tis the season for workplace surveys
Tis the season for workplace surveys

If you have plans to avoid work emails this Christmas and settle down with the family, don’t do it, you’ll only argue. In any case, you'll be in a minority.

According to the results of two surveys by recruitment group eFinancialCareers, Hong Kong finance professionals are likely to be working or constantly checking emails over the holiday period.

For a region as diverse as Asia rooted in Buddhist, Hindu, Moslem, Confucian, Maoist, let alone Christian and Western traditions the celebration of Christmas is patchy. But in the former colonial financial centres of Hong Kong and Singapore let alone Catholic Philippines, it remains a...

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