The prevention and control of the outbreak is a great challenge for the entire society. Facing this situation, many enterprises are encountering difficulties to resume production and operation. Under the pressure of reducing costs, how can personnel optimization help the company realize its goal? In this session, Cathy Qu will​ introduce how to optimize the enterprise labor force to better approach the challenges created by the COVID-19 epidemic.

Attracting, training and retaining a talented workforce is vital to the success of any organisation. In these trying times, attracting employees with key skills is becoming harder than ever. While salary package is often cited as playing a key role in attracting the right team, Kathryn Richardson, Principal of Wellington College International Hangzhou, argues that this is not necessarily the case. With more than 6 years experiences as a senior leader in international schools, Kathryn has rich experience in attracting top teaching talent in an increasingly competitive environment. In this webinar Kathryn with outline what she feels are the key tips for international leaders to attract, train and retain the very best staff.

- The right staff: what is it that truly attracts top talent to an organisation?

- Hiring by distance: how to identify strengths and weaknesses while interviewing online.

- Once you've got them, keep them: tips for motivating and rewarding top talent as a tool for retention.

- What next: what does the future hold for international organisations hiring talent into China?


1:45 PM - 2 PM
Joining the Zoom Webinar Waiting Room
2 PM - 2:05 PM
Opening Remarks
2:05 PM - 2:20 PM
How we attract, train and retain top talent to China
2:20 PM - 2:35 PM
Personnel Optimization
2:35 PM - 2:55 PM
2:55 PM - 3 PM
Closing Remarks


  • Cathy Qu (Vice-President & Senior Partner at Shanghai River Delta Law Firm)

    Cathy Qu

    Vice-President & Senior Partner at Shanghai River Delta Law Firm

    Ms. Qu has practiced Employment Law for more than a decade, making her an expert in the areas of labour law and HR compliance. Her specialties are in providing companies with effective human resources management solutions, arbitration and litigation representations, internal bylaws and document design, drafting and revision services, practical training, personnel placement schemes of enterprise structural redundancy, on-site negotiation services, etc.

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  • Kathryn Richardson (Principal at Wellington College International Hangzhou)

    Kathryn Richardson

    Principal at Wellington College International Hangzhou

    Kathryn has been in Education for 21 years. She taught in London schools where she quickly progressed into leadership positions. In September 2014, Kathryn moved to Dubai as a Deputy Headteacher in a British curriculum international school, and in 2016, she was promoted to the Head of Primary at their newly-opened sister school.
    Kathryn has a bachelor’s degree in Education, specializing in maths and science. In addition to this, she has a master’s degree in Educational Leadership and Management and is a qualified facilitator for the National Qualifications of Middle and Senior Leadership. Kathryn has a passion for school improvement and strongly believes in making sure every child reaches their true potential. Kathryn has redesigned school curriculums so that they are creative, personalised to each individual, and provide challenge for all.
    In her spare time, Kathryn enjoys travelling, reading and spending time with her family.
    Kathryn is delighted to be joining Wellington College International Hangzhou. She is proud to be the founding Principal and is very excited to be part of the future of Wellington College International Hangzhou.

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