Tag: boss

Boss Zhipin seeks to raise $912M in IPO

In a filing with the SEC on 5 June, Kanzhun, the owner of Chinese online recruitment platform Boss Zhipin, discloses it seeks to raise up to $912 million by offering 48 million ADRs at a price range between $17-$19 per share on the Nasdaq under the symbol of BZ.

The 3 Rules for Kissing Your Boss on Valentine’s Day!

May 20, 2013, I published a silly little post on my blog called “The Rules About Hugging at Work”. The post might have taken me twenty minutes to write. It was just an idea I got, like thousands of others, I thought it was funny, so I wrote about it. To date, it’s been read over 1 Million times. Huff Post picked it up,…

The Best of 2019: The 3 Rules About Kissing Your Boss!

I’m on a holiday break. Boys are home, we’re going on a trip. So, I’ve put together a Best of 2019 post list for you to enjoy. I’ll be back after the holidays with new stuff and some cool announcements for 2020! (This post was actually written in 2017, but for some reason got new life this year and was of the most read) …

China’s Boss Zhipin begins turning a profit

Zhao Peng, founder and CEO of Chinese tech sector recruitment leader Boss Zhipin (AKA, Zhipin.com), has disclosed that the company has begun turning a profit, with annual revenue now surpassing one billion RMB ($150 million U.S.). Zhao also reiterated the company’s plans for an IPO in the near future.

Ex-CBA boss appointed Seek AP&A CEO

Seek, the No. 1 job site in Australia, has found its new AP&A boss in Ian Narev, the former chief executive of Australia’s largest bank. Narev, who ran the Commonwealth Bank of Australia for six years, will take on the dual role of chief operating officer and chief executive of the Asia Pacific and Americas […]

HR CAREER ADVICE: Never Let Your Boss Tell You How Other People Feel About You Without Forcing These 2 Questions…

Dateline: Somewhere in Corporate America. The Scene: A C-Level is telling the HR pro who reports to him what another C-level thinks about her performance (hint: it’s not glowing). The Mistake: The HR pro in question thinks that since the C-Level reporting the feedback is supportive of her (it’s the other guy with the problem, right?), and she doesn’t have to challenge him in…

5 Hard Lessons I’ve Learned About Being a Better Manager and Boss

I’m a sucker for anything that tries to answer a question that I almost never hear anyone ask, much less answer: How can you be a good boss? Notice that I say anything that “tries” to answer because I usually find that most advice on how to better manage people usually goes one of two ways — it’s either very simplistic or incredibly stupid….

Boss Zhipin hires chief scientist, launches career lab

Chinese tech sector recruitment leader Boss Zhipin (AKA, Zhipin.com) may still be in the hunt for its first CFO, but the Beijing-based company has hired its first “chief scientist,” Dr. Xue Yanbo. Xue will head-up the company’s newly-created Career Science Lab. The Career Science Lab is an attempt to apply big data and AI technology to the task of helping China’s 600 million white…

Your Future Boss Thinks You Suck

At some point in the future, all of you reading this site will get a new boss. Most of you will have 5-10 new bosses over the rest of your career, which is reflective of how chaotic work is for our generation and the general pace of change. Some of those new bosses are going to have manageable expectations. But it’s important to note…

With IPO ahead, Boss Zhipin hunts for CFO

Chinese recruitment leader BOSS Zhipin has begun the process of recruiting a CFO. The top-ranked priority for applicants is experience with handling the IPO process. Salary guidelines for the position have been set at 120,000 to 150,000 RMB ($17,000-21,000 U.S.) per month. The recruitment platform is currently understood to be planning a 2019 IPO, with the U.S. exchanges commonly understood to be the preferred target. BOSS Zhipin is one…