As the most representative professional human resource institute in Hong Kong, the Hong Kong Institute of Human Resource Management (HKIHRM), a non-profit making organisation, has more than 5,000 members, with some 600 of whom being corporate members. Founded in February 1977, the Institute aims at developing, maintaining and enhancing professional standards in HR management, and increasing the value and influence of the HR profession. The Institute organises a wide range of professional activities such as multi-level training programmes, conferences and the HR Excellence Awards, and provides services such as conducting surveys and publishing a professional journal. The HKIHRM is a member of the Asia Pacific Federation of Human Resource Management which is one of the continental federations under the World Federation of People Management Associations.
The members of the Asia Pacific Federation of Human Resource Management (APFHRM) meet regularly to share ideas, perspectives and information relating to the practice of HR in the Asia Pacific region and their individual institutes. Below are the country reports for Hong Kong.
24 – 25 November 2015, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
Event website: http://www.hkihrm.org/index.php/pe/annual-conference
First held in 1980, the HKIHRM Conference and Exhibition has become the most important and representative annual event of people management and development in Hong Kong. The two-day Conference, which will comprise three plenaries and around 30 concurrent sessions, brings together an impressive line-up of speakers, including globally renowned HR gurus and seasoned professionals in the field working across the public and private sectors from various countries. A wide range of hot issues on imperative people management, HR strategies and business-related topics will be shared and discussed at the Conference.
28 November 2014, Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre
Event website: http://www.hkihrm.org/index.php/pe/hr-excellence-awards
HKIHRM presents the HR Excellence Awards to recognise organisations and individuals who achieve business success through outstanding people strategies and practices.
30 October 2014, YMCA of Hong Kong
The 2014 HKIHRM Pay Trend Seminar provided participants with an overview of economic trends, the latest market data, as well as strategies and practices on compensation and benefits.
Human Resources (10 issues per year)