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  • Good company, if only there was no redundancy.

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Makati City (Philippines)
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee in Makati City (Philippines)

    I worked at Global Sources full-time (more than a year)


    work-life balance, you get off work at exactly 4:30pm or 5:30pm unless there is a problem with your magazine


    They lay off people then hire people. It's a cycle. AND NO HEALTH CARD

    Advice to ManagementAdvice

    Please take care of your employees.

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    Senior Web Developer Interview

    Anonymous Employee in Makati City (Philippines)
    Anonymous Employee in Makati City (Philippines)
    Application Details

    I applied through other source. The process took 2 daysinterviewed at Global Sources in May 2013.

    Interview Details

    I was invited to their Makati office for a written exam. I screwed it up because I didn't have the syntax memorized for the program I needed to write based on their machine problems. After the exam I was told they will contact me for the next steps.

    Few days more and the HR personnel texted me asking for a phone interview. But for some reason, I politely declined and informed her I decided to stop the pursuit of career in their company.

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    • Machine problems need to be solved by writing program on paper.   Answer Question
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Headquarters Hamilton, Bermuda
Size Unknown
Founded Unknown
Type Company - Public (GSOL)
Industry Media
Revenue $100 to $500 million (USD) per year
Competitors Ariba, Li & Fung, Connor

Global Sources views its operations as being of great import (and export, too). The company provides an online business-to-business marketplace for import/export traders. Its Web site allows more than 800,000 buyers to search through products of 190,000 suppliers from approximately 200 countries, with a strong focus on the Chinese market. Global Sources also sponsors exhibitions (called China Sourcing Fairs), and provides such e-commerce services as private online catalogs and supply chain management. The company concentrates primarily on such industries as fashion... More

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