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51job (also known as qianchengwuyou, 前程无忧) is a company providing integrated human resource services. It offers provides recruitment advertising services, including online recruitment services through its Websites, and print advertising services through 51job Weekly. The company also delivers other human resource related services, such as business process outsourcing, and conducts training seminars. In addition, 51job provides campus recruitment services to corporations that seek to recruit college and university students, and executive search and placement services to employers seeking to fill mid-level professional, managerial, and junior executive positions. Further, the company offers professional assessment tools, talent assessment services, general and customized surveys on human resource-related topics, annual human resource conferences and events, and hiring and support services to employers on select recruitment projects.
TypePublic
Founded1998
HQPudong Xinqu, CN
Websiteir.51job.com

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Employees (est.) (Dec 2019)8,650(+4%)
Revenue (FY, 2020)$565.4 M(-85%)
Share Price (Jul 2021)$72
Cybersecurity ratingCMore

Key People/Management at 51job

Rick Yan

Rick Yan

Chief Executive and President, Director, Co-founder
Kathleen Chien

Kathleen Chien

Chief Operating Officer, Acting Chief Financial Officer, Co-founder
Tao Wang

Tao Wang

Vice President
Lawrence Jingwu Chen

Lawrence Jingwu Chen

Senior Vice President
Linda Chien

Linda Chien

Vice President
Don Dong Cui

Don Dong Cui

Vice President
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51job Office Locations

51job has offices in Pudong Xinqu, Beijing, Changchun Shi, Changsha Shi and in 18 other locations
Pudong Xinqu, CN (HQ)
Building 3 No. 1387, Zhang Dong Road
Beijing, CN
10 Jiuxianqiao Rd, Chaoyang Qu
Changchun Shi, CN
727 Xi'an Rd, Chaoyang Qu
Changsha Shi, CN
456 Wuyi Ave, Yuan Jia Ling Shang Quan, Furong Qu
Chengdu Shi, CN
Zhong Lie Ci Xi Jie, Cao Shi Jie, Qingyang Qu
Dalian Shi, CN
NO.267 Wuyi Road
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51job Financials and Metrics

51job Revenue

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51job's revenue was reported to be $565.36 m in FY, 2020
USD

Revenue (FY, 2020)

565.4m

Gross profit (FY, 2020)

(696.4m)

Gross profit margin (FY, 2020), %

(123.2%)

Net income (FY, 2020)

164.2m

EBIT (FY, 2020)

132.9m

Market capitalization (30-Jul-2021)

4.9b

Closing stock price (30-Jul-2021)

72.0

Cash (31-Dec-2020)

504.6m

EV

4.4b
51job's current market capitalization is $4.9 b.
Annual
CNYFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Revenue

2.8b3.7b4.0b565.4m

Revenue growth, %

21%31%7%

Cost of goods sold

763.4m1.0b1.2b1.3b

Gross profit

2.1b2.7b2.8b(696.4m)
Quarterly
CNYQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020

Revenue

801.4m885.8m944.0m911.9m963.6m989.0m791.1m828.6m

Cost of goods sold

205.0m244.8m259.3m249.4m287.7m306.7m254.3m271.2m

Gross profit

596.4m641.0m684.7m662.5m675.9m682.3m536.8m557.5m

Gross profit Margin, %

74%72%73%73%70%69%68%67%
Annual
CNYFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Cash

2.3b2.0m2.3b504.6m

Accounts Receivable

186.9m230.1k266.4m44.5m

Prepaid Expenses

559.1m606.9k669.2m75.6m

Current Assets

7.9b9.7m10.9b1.8b
Quarterly
CNYQ1, 2018Q2, 2018Q3, 2018Q1, 2019Q2, 2019Q3, 2019Q1, 2020Q2, 2020

Cash

1.9b1.9b1.9b2.3b2.0b2.2b2.9b2.0b

Accounts Receivable

155.3m176.3m207.5m188.8m207.9m257.7m211.0m207.6m

Prepaid Expenses

616.7m550.8m518.5m444.5m653.2m675.3m184.4m408.8m

Current Assets

8.2b8.7b9.4b10.1b10.6b11.1b11.6b11.3b
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019FY, 2020

Net Income

372.8m1.2b526.2m164.2m

Depreciation and Amortization

63.7m95.6m86.3m13.1m

Accounts Payable

2.6m15.0m(1.5m)5.3m

Cash From Operating Activities

1.4b1.8b1.8b215.4m
USDFY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

373.0k

Debt/Equity

0.3 x

Debt/Assets

0.2 x

Financial Leverage

1.7 x
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51job Operating Metrics

FY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Products and Services

222

Cities

200200200

Resumes

114 m127 m142 m

User Accounts

123 m138 m155 m
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51job Acquisitions / Subsidiaries

Company NameDateDeal Size
51net Beijing
51net.com Inc.
51net HR
Beijing Lagou Network Technology Co.
Beijing Lagou Science and Technology Co.
Beijing Qian Cheng Si Jin Advertising Co.
Beijing Run An Information Consultancy Co.
Beijing Zhiding Youyuan Management Consulting Co.
Lagou Information HongKong Limited
Lagou Information Limited
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51job Revenue Breakdown

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51job revenue breakdown by business segment: 38.2% from Online Recruitment Services and 61.8% from Online Human Resource Related Revenues

51job Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

C

70/100

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51job Environment, Social & Governance (ESG) Ratings

CSRHub ESG ratingPremium dataset

40-49

out of 100

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51job Online and Social Media Presence

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51job News and Updates

51job, Inc. Announces Purchase of New Headquarters Office Building

SHANGHAI, July 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- 51job, Inc. (Nasdaq: JOBS) ("51job" or the "Company"), a leading provider of integrated human resource services in China, announced today that it has entered into an agreement to purchase an office building in Shanghai, which will serve as its new...

51job, Inc. Reports First Quarter 2021 Financial Results

SHANGHAI, June 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- 51job, Inc. (Nasdaq: JOBS) ("51job" or the "Company"), a leading provider of integrated human resource services in China, announced today its unaudited financial results for the first quarter of 2021 ended March 31, 2021. First Quarter 2021...

51job, Inc. to Report First Quarter 2021 Financial Results on June 25, 2021

SHANGHAI, June 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- 51job, Inc. (Nasdaq: JOBS) ("51job" or the "Company"), a leading provider of integrated human resource services in China, announced today that it will report its unaudited financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2021 before the...

51job to go private in a buyout deal valued at $5.7 billion

51job Inc. announced Monday an agreement in which it the China-based human resources services company will be acquired by Garnet Faith Ltd. in a deal valued at $5.7 billion. Under terms of the deal, 51job shareholders will receive $79.05 in cash for each American depositary share they own. That pri…

Buyout Group Nears $5.3 Billion Deal for China’s 51job

Buyout Group Nears $5.3 Billion Deal for China’s 51job

DCP Ropes In 51job Co-Founder, Ocean Link for $5 Billion Buyout

DCP Ropes In 51job Co-Founder, Ocean Link for $5 Billion Buyout
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51job Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was 51job founded?

    51job was founded in 1998.

  • Who are 51job key executives?

    51job's key executives are Rick Yan, Kathleen Chien and Tao Wang.

  • How many employees does 51job have?

    51job has 8,650 employees.

  • What is 51job revenue?

    Latest 51job annual revenue is $565.4 m.

  • What is 51job revenue per employee?

    Latest 51job revenue per employee is $65.4 k.

  • Who are 51job competitors?

    Competitors of 51job include Volt Information Sciences, Magellan Solutions and Smart Link.

  • Where is 51job headquarters?

    51job headquarters is located at Building 3 No. 1387, Zhang Dong Road, Pudong Xinqu.

  • Where are 51job offices?

    51job has offices in Pudong Xinqu, Beijing, Changchun Shi, Changsha Shi and in 18 other locations.

  • How many offices does 51job have?

    51job has 24 offices.