Written by: Kuang Yueting
2020-07-20 07:45Last update date: 2020-07-20 07:45
Hong Kong's economy has fallen into recession, and many companies have laid off employees. However, Xu Songen, general manager of eBay's business development in Hong Kong, Taiwan and Southeast Asia, revealed in an interview with "Hong Kong 01" that the economy is in a downturn and the company has adopted a conservative style, but it will continue under the adverse market Recruitment, tend to hire young people with work experience. "The original generation of young people's coefficient codes is different from the previous generation in terms of thinking and burying things. As for the subordinates, I don’t think I can ask you to be like a person, so it’s hard to have a spark, eBay hopes every An employee has different strengths and everyone can complement each other."
To enter eBay, you also need to pass five levels. She said that candidates need to go through phone interviews, and pass supervisor interviews, personal speech interviews and peer interviews (peer interviewing), so that employees become interviewers for applicants. All because the company focuses on teamwork, if new colleagues can not get along with existing employees, it will be difficult to integrate into the company's work culture.
But, are interview questions tricky? Xu Songen smiled and said, "Ask me if you have any questions!" After joining the company, the company encourages new employees to register as eBay sellers and sell products on the platform. In the first month, 10 to 15 products must be sold, and a minimum of 50 must be accumulated within half a year. Buyer reviews, as if to "run count"! Xu Songen admitted that as a part of eBay, they should be familiar with the operation process of the platform, and she will go shopping on different platforms herself, and experience the advantages and disadvantages of different platforms from the perspective of buyers.
Caption: The science and technology industry is generally dominated by men, but Xu Songen believes that many high-level technology companies are women. "Men and women are not too different. The most important thing is to return to the individual ability and ambition."
1 month paid vacation after 5 years
The age of eBay Hong Kong employees is between 20 and 40 years old, and the proportion of male employees is slightly higher than that of female employees. Xu Songen said that the company's treatment is good, and employees who have worked for 5 years, in addition to normal annual leave, can also enjoy 1 month of paid leave (the company calls this sabbatical), so the employees have a longer working period, "We have Work hard, play hard (serious work, serious play) culture, regular group activities will be held, before going to squid fishing and burying golf, before employees entered the company, they were not willing to go, I looked at the ditch all the way, Marry to give birth."
In addition, eBay will set annual and quarterly GMV (Website Transaction Value) targets every year. Employees will divide their work and cooperate. The performance evaluation of employees who meet the standards will be better. If the employees fail to meet the standards for some reason, the performance evaluation will be somewhat different. Adjustment. During the epidemic, eBay employees can choose to work from home. She believes that the health of employees is the most important. She will trust her employees and believe that they will work as usual at home. "I don’t need to use suspicious people, so I’ll let them go, so I will let go If the employees try, if the employees are more capable, they will try to do more!"
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