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Industry Insight: Dealing With Cambodia’s Skills Gap

Most businesses in the Cambodian IT sector struggle to hire the employees they are looking for and generally find it difficult to recruit competent...

Maxk Lighting Team Help Raise Funds For Hospital

Over the last weekend of May, the Maxk Lighting Team set out to join the annual Cycling Community Club’s (CCC) fundraising event for Kantha Bopha...

A Business With A Heart

Having a heart is a vital element when it comes down to business, according to Dana Vadhana Sreng. Since launching Dynamic Outsourcing Services (DOS) in...

Public holidays in Cambodia affected by COVID-19

In 2019, the Cambodian government decided to reduce the number of public holidays in Cambodia for 2020 from 28 days to 22 days. However,...

Most Popular HR Software Solutions In Cambodia

All over the world, businesses are replacing manual and paper-based processes with digital workflows and content automation, making their administration swifter, and relying on...

The Cutting Edge Of Cambodian Office Space With Raintree’s Zoë Ng

Cambodia's sturdy economic growth in recent years has seen a marked increase in the number of multinational companies establishing offices in Phnom Penh. Other...

Ministry To Team Up With Swiss Institute To Upskill Workers

The Ministry of Tourism on Friday announced plans to work with Switzerland-based Waikato Institute of Technology (Wintec) to establish an online platform with courses...

Short Term Impact Creates Dependency, Veuve

We meet the social impact worker Aimee Veuve, who believes that sustainability, opportunity and fair pay lies at the heart of the Cambodian workforce’s...

Maybank Cambodia Hosts Event To Boost Banking Talent Development

A first-of-its-kind event to help accelerate the development of skilled talent and create a sustainable pipeline of human capital for the country’s banking industry...

Asean WEF Puts Spotlight On Industry 4.0 And The Young

At the Asean World Economic Forum (WEF), which kicked off in Hanoi yesterday, the emphasis was on the young, giving students and the general...

Cambodia Needs To Catch Up On Innovation: Report

Despite significant inflows of foreign investment capital that could be used to develop innovative technologies, a new report has placed Cambodia last amongst countries...

Date Palm Industry Set To Take Root In Cambodia

Date palm cultivation will be introduced to Cambodia following the signing of a memorandum of understanding yesterday between local firm Kheng Lay Co Ltd...

Management Skills Demand On The Rise

Phnom Penh employers are demanding increasingly qualified candidates to fill management posts, according to data relating to the last two years. A report on the...

Boost Staff Self-Esteem

As the inevitable differences arise when running a multi-cultural office, raising employees’ self-esteem can be essential, claim our panel of experts. During the first of...

Adapting To Industry 4.0 A Top priority: Ministry

Cambodia is prioritising the adoption of new technologies in manufacturing and encouraging investment in sectors that are undergoing rapid technological innovation, according to a...

Experts Call For More Export Training For Farmers And SMEs

Boosting agricultural exports to China can only be done by improving sanitary and phyto-sanitary standards among local farmers and firms, experts concurred yesterday during...

More Than Just Burgers

Restore One began education, micro finance initiatives and infrastructure development projects in Kampong Thom Province, Cambodia, in early 2014. With guidance from the Global Development Group (GDG),...

Build Your Capacity, People First.

Mr. Gabriel Helmy, CEO of The Capacity Specialists, suggests the concept of Human Resources as a strategic partner in business is growing in Cambodia. Learning...

FAO-led Project To Boost Meat Quality In The Kingdom

A new partnership with the Food and Agriculture Organisation of the United Nations seeks to enhance the quality of local meat by modernising facilities...

Recruiting And Retaining Talented Staff

Recruiting talented staff is a challenge in any country, and when you find yourself outside of your comfort zone it can seem like an...

Team Building Is Worth The Investment

The Cambodian Labour Market After two years working in Cambodia, Mr. Jan Van Den Wyngaert, Director of CC Incentives, a company providing custom made incentive...

Everjobs Report Finds Top Skills For Accounting & Finance Positions

A recent report from online career platform everjobs Cambodia has revealed the skills that are most demanded from employers in the Accounting & Finance...

Sales – It’s All About People

Customer relationships are the key to sales so staff who understand and drive relationships are the most valuable staff, whatever your business. Identifying people...

Garment Industry Exports Up, Jobs Down

Exports grew at a solid pace in 2016, rising by 7.2 percent to $7.3 billion, but the number of registered exporting factories fell by...

Discussing The Cambodian Job Market With Everjobs’ Gijs Verheijke

With around 7,500 visits per day and over 3,500 listed openings, everjobs Cambodia is the fastest growing online career portal in the Kingdom. It first...

Corporations Urged To Adopt Good Governance

Commercial firms should adopt codes of good governance to bring integrity and success to their businesses, a key insider said at the ‘Case Study...

Cultural Considerations In The Workplace

Culture plays a crucial role in the harmonious functioning of any workplace. This is particularly true in expat-heavy cities such as Phnom Penh, where...

The Cambodia Recruitment Market – A Beginner’s Guide

Recruitment is the process of attracting, selecting and appointing suitable candidates to jobs within an organisation. Larger companies have Talent Acquisition staff to carry...

Startup Weekend Backs Budding Entrepreneurs

The Emerald Hub at Phnom Penh International University hosted the Techstars Startup Weekend Phnom Penh, their second startup meeting with the aim of brainstorming...

Cambodia Committed To Vocational Education And Training: Ministry

With the development of the country’s human capital as a top priority, the government on Friday asked the private sector as well as national...

INNOV8: Cultural Sensitivity Key To Success

Foreign entrepreneurs who set up business in the Kingdom often mention excessively high staff turnovers and conflicts in the workplace brought about by the...

Cautious Praise For Pension Scheme

While some in the business community have welcomed a government plan to launch a pension scheme for the private sector next year, a leading...

Digital Economy Takes Centre Stage

Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) Cambodia yesterday launched its latest publication, a compendium of articles by local and international authors that describes Cambodia’s evolution in the last...

Cambodia Ranks Low On Human Capital Index

The Human Capital Report 2016—released yesterday by the World Economic Forum (WEF)—ranks Cambodia 100th out of 130 countries in terms of human capital development,...

Cambodia The Focus Of New IT Training

Cambodia boasts one of the youngest populations in Southeast Asia, with youth under the age of 30 making up nearly 68 percent of the...

Garments Strategy In Pipeline

The Economy Ministry, garment & footwear makers, and the ILO's Better Factory Cambodia program are drafting a long term strategy to maintain high growth...

Ministry Partners With SCG To Upskill Construction Workers

The Ministry of Labor and Vocational Training has teamed up with Thai building materials company Siam Cement Group (SCG) to train construction workers through...

Cambodia Embarks On The Fourth Industrial Revolution

In today’s world, more countries are looking for innovative strategies to deal with the rising uncertainties they are facing. Asean, not cushioned from the...

GMAC reports Cambodia’s luggage exports worth $1.2 billion

The Garment Manufacturers Association in Cambodia (GMAC) reported that exports of luggage were worth $1.2 billion in 2019. This represents a huge increase compared...

Interest In Marketing Jobs In Cambodia On The Rise, Finds Report

The number of job seekers interested in marketing positions in the Kingdom is increasing, according to a report from online jobs portal everjobs Cambodia. Data...

Know Your Customer – Khouri & INNOV8

In the last decade, Cambodia’s meteoric economic growth has attracted a wealth of foreign expertise into the country. Together with a growing pool of...

Travelling On The Job: Q&A With Remote Year’s Meredith Dreman

If you think that you need to quit your job to see world, think again. Today we go to Emerald Hub ­– one of...

Mastering Marketing In A Cambodian Context

With the growth in Internet usage, an influx of international businesses and a recent jump in the number of marketing agencies operating in the...

Online Job Platform Everjobs Marks Two Years In Cambodia

The Kingdom's fastest growing online career portal, everjobs.com.kh, celebrates two years of operations in Cambodia this month. With an average of 7,500 visits per day,...

Online money transfers to Cambodia 

For many professionals in Cambodia, who want to receive payments from international payment services, for their work as freelancers, digital nomads, teaching online and...

New Venture To Invest In Local Tech Startups

OOCTANE Cambodia, a venture capital firm under the umbrella of the Worldbridge Group, announced yesterday the launch of a fund to invest in local...

Region Backs Safe Food Strategy

Agriculture ministers in the Greater Mekong Subregion (GMS) on Friday endorsed a five-year strategy and action plan to build a region-wide food safety system. The...

Hong Kong Firm And UNDP Sign Partnership In Cassava Sector

A new public-private partnership aims to improve the livelihoods of local cassava farmers by guaranteeing a market for their products through contract farming and...

Staff Development Strategies Are Key, Kevin Britten

Why would a recruiter, the owner of an executive search agency like me, be interested in the retention and development of staff? Many people think...

Cambodian Government Pushes For More Homegrown Vegetables

A move to stem the flow of an estimated $200 million per year on imports from neighbouring countries has been initiated by the Cambodian government...

Innovation Hub Spells Bright Future

Cambodian’s entrepreneurial skills are being called on to use technology to build a better future for the country. And innovative ideas look set to...

Hospitality Continues To Drive Cambodian Employment

With more than 1.5 million tourists visiting Cambodia during the first quarter of 2017, compared to 1.3 million during the same period in 2016,...

Bridging Cambodia’s Skill Gap

One of the most chronic complaints we hear at B2B from our partners relates to the significant misalignment between what universities teach and the...

Everjobs: Emerging Interest In Engineering Opportunities

An in-depth quarterly analysis of the Cambodian labour market made by everjobs Cambodia, the fastest growing online career portal in the Kingdom, reveals a...

World Bank: Cambodia Growing Fast

The World Bank says Cambodia, along with Laos and Myanmar are the fastest growing economies in East Asia. Ellen Goldstein, the newly appointed World Bank...

The Quest for Sustainable Development

An idiosyncrasy of Phnom Penh is that the city hosts a dizzying number of NGOs striving to make durable impact on Cambodia’s developing society....

Building A Sustainable Phnom Penh

Re-Edge Architecture + Design has been leading the sustainable building design in Cambodia. Their portfolio, which features a consistent emphasis on green spaces, clean...

Contract Farming A Potential Saviour For Rice Farmers

The current struggles of Cambodia’s rice industry could be alleviated by a contract farming model, according to agricultural experts from Hong Kong-based independent think...

Crop Insurance In The Spotlight

To spread awareness of the importance of insuring crops and build trust for the product among Cambodian farmers, the German national development agency, known...

World Bank Commits $540m To Cambodia

The World Bank will disburse some $540m from 2018 to 2021 to finance economic development in Cambodia to support the implementation of the government’s Industrial...

ADB: Cambodia’s Prospects Are Robust

Economic growth in Cambodia along with its other Asean neighbours is expected to accelerate further with the kingdom’s current account deficit narrowing, according to...

Benefits Of Business Chambers

Signing up to a chamber of commerce comes hand-in-hand with a whole string of benefits for new businesses, says EuroCham Cambodia Chief Executive, Sheila...

Protecting Intellectual Property Key To Innovation: Minister

Following an application from a local company to patent the process of turning banana trees into fabric, the Ministry of Industry and Handicraft reminded...

Khmer Sales Staff In High Demand

Kevin Britten, Managing Director of Top Recruitment, believes the current patterns in local labour demand offer a "pretty good snapshot of the present Cambodian...

Getting Ahead With STEM Education

As Cambodia continues to improve its education system, one area experts agree that needs improvement is the quality of STEM education, or the disciplines...

Setting Up Shop In Cambodia With Endorphine Concept’s Adrienne Ravez

Endorphine Concept is a creative agency that specialises in social media and new forms of digital communication. Founded in 2010 in France by Yohan...

Building A Strong Team

Helping develop a strong team in the workplace is a vital component to running any business. Even with the strongest team in place, a...

Growing Interest For Part Time Jobs In Cambodia, Everjobs

Everjobs Cambodia, the fastest growing online career portal in the Kingdom has recently launched the latest edition of its Career Report, an in-depth quarterly...

The Trends Of The Cambodian Millennial Consumer

Encouraged by information accessible through social media channels, Cambodian millennials are in “full exploration mode” as they seek personalised experiences and look for products...

Decathlon’s Inspiring Recruitment And Employee Retention Methods

A pervasive challenge for companies operating in Cambodia, whether they are big multinational corporations or small or medium-sized businesses, is bringing the right people...

Phnom Penh To Host Regional Technology Startup Contest

The Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications yesterday announced that Phnom Penh will host this year’s regional Seedstars competition, a prestigious tech startup contest. Seedstars Asia...

Manpower Outsourcing

Following the lead of international companies operating in Cambodia, some local businesses are willing to standardise and leverage their operation costs, by thinking about...

ANU Archaeologist Releases Interactive Mobile App For Angkor Temples

Building on the success of the iBook “An Interactive Guide to Angkor” which was recently awarded the Pacific Asia Travel Association’s Gold Award for...

Three Tips For Workplace Training In 2015

Training is no longer about classroom hours or number of workshop days but how businesses and organisations create results. Results in individual and organisational performance....

Kandal’s River Festival To Boost Made-in-Cambodia Brand

The Sun rises in the horizon as Sopheap busies herself preparing the products she will have for display during the River Festival, which starts...

Everjobs Career Report Shows Rise In NGO Industry Opportunities

An in-depth quarterly analysis of the Cambodian labour market made by everjobs Cambodia, the fastest growing online career portal in the Kingdom, has revealed...

First Cambodia-made E-bike To Launch In September

The first Cambodia-made electric motorcycles will soon be cruising around Phnom Penh. Voltra Motors, a local scooter manufacturer, will officially launch at the beginning of...

Helping New Employees Become Productive

Employees who receive good induction and orientation are generally more productive, more quickly, because they know more about the company and their role in...

ADB Approves $60 Million Loan For Skills Training

Asian Development Bank yesterday approved a $60 million loan to Cambodia to boost labor skills and competitiveness and help the government’s efforts to transit...

Motivating Staff- Tips From Our Experts

Motivating employees was the topic of the table at B2B Cambodia’s first business breakfast event. Implementing incentive schemes, handing out stocks and shares and earning...

Finding The Best Staff

An innovative approach to recruitment that puts the job seeker at the heart of the process is helping businesses across Cambodia find the perfect...

Events Of The Year: Cambodia’s Biggest Annual Festivals

Cambodia is no doubt a festive place, enjoying a wealth of traditional and international festivals, more so than most other nations. These events bring...

MLVT issues notice on updating employees contact numbers

The Ministry of Labour and Vocational Training (MLVT) has issued notification 009/20 on the 'Requirements for Updating Contact Phone Numbers of Employees'. A number of...

Startup Finalists Move Into Epic Acceleration Phase At Impact Hub

Five finalists of the Epic Cambodia – the yearlong incubator program launched by Impact Hub Phnom Penh – have received business mentoring and $20,000...

Talking Hospitality

Rob Ainge, the man behind upmarket BKK restaurant Deco, talks to us about the hospitality industry in Phnom Penh. Ainge’s brainchild Deco, an elegant...

‘The Time For Digitalisation Is Now,’ Experts Tell Local Firms

With the government aiming to turn Cambodia into a predominantly digital economy by 2023, micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) must strive to digitalise...

Chasing Sporting Success With Seara

Seara International, founded in Thailand 24 years ago, commenced operations in the fresh-faced Cambodian health and fitness market four years ago as Seara Cambodia:...
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