Macau is an autonomous region on the south coast of China, across the Pearl River from Hong Kong. A Portuguese territory until 1999 it reflects a mix of cultural influences, its giant casinos and malls on the Ciotal Strip which joins the islands of Taipa and Coloane have reared it the nickname “Las Vegas of Asia”.
Career opportunities are significant with the construction sector looking for large numbers of skilled professionals from Civil Engineers to Craftspeople. Macau has focused on bringing in foreign workers on substantial packages as well as offering local workers matching packages to retain key staff.
More recently Macau is looking at innovative solutions such as Back 4 Good to attract back young expatriates who wish to return and are in high demand.
New industries are also on the look out for large numbers of skilled talent with the leading business that supports the growth and development of Macau – Gaming – requiring 1000s of skilled workers. In 2011 the gaming industry alone had nearly 50,000 workers with the unemployment rate in Macau at around 2% which is considerably lower than many cities in Asia, these numbers have risen significantly as demand for employees has surged in 2017.
Macau has become known as the Oriental Monte Carlo and the Government have changed immigration policy in order to make it easy to live and work in Macau for overseas professional.
In the ICT sector significant skills shortages exist in Macau while wages have risen steadily, incomes for high-skilled workers have grown at a much faster pace than the average and domestic employers in Macau claim to have opportunities in all occupations.
Now is the time to look at the option of taking up one of these many high paid roles, register today on Back 4 Good – Your future in Macau and we will take it from there for you.