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World – Adecco selects 33 “CEOs for One Month”

25 June 2015

Adecco Group (ADEN: VX), the world’s largest staffing firm, has selected 33 talented young people from all over the world for the role of Adecco “CEO for One Month” in their respective countries.One of them will be selected to become “Global CEO for One Month” running the Fortune 500 company alon...


UK – Employment law firm Osborne Clarke named law firm of the year again

25 June 2015

International law firm, Osborne Clarke, which specialises in the recruitment sector, was named law firm of the year at The Lawyer Awards 2015, held earlier this week in London.Entries were not judged on organisational size and turnover alone. They had to demonstrate, among other things, a strateg...


Annual survey of staffing strategies, trends under way

24 June 2015

Staffing Industry Analysts’ 2015 Staffing Firm Survey is under way and staffing firms can weigh in on what they see as the top trends, best practices and more. The survey is confidential.Survey participants will be entered into a random drawing. Grand prize is the choice of: Complimentary at...


UK – Temporary workers provide access to strategic skills

24 June 2015

Employers are investing more resources to attract the temporary workers they need to provide ‘key strategic skills’, according to the latest JobsOutlook survey by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC).When asked about their methods for finding candidates for temporary roles (other th...


Switzerland – Employment market attractive to foreign workers

24 June 2015

Europeans from countries hit hardest by the economic crisis accounted for the majority of immigrants to Switzerland in 2014, according to the State Secretariat for Economic Affairs (SECO), reports swissinfo.ch.A net total of 73,000 foreigners came to live in Switzerland during 2014. Of them, 50,6...


UK – Diversity deficit putting companies at a serious disadvantage

24 June 2015

New research into the top 10,000 executives in Britain’s most important firms reveals a widening “diversity deficit”, which risks putting UK companies at a serious disadvantage in domestic and global markets, according to a report from interim and executive for, Green Park.The Gree...


UK – Employers need to raise wages

24 June 2015

Director-general of the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) John Cridland, in his keynote address at the Recruitment and Employment Confederation’s (REC) Talent, Recruitment & Employment Conference 2015, has called on UK businesses to raise wages, reports hrmagazine.co.uk.Discussing the&n...


France – Undocumented workers occupy Adecco, ManpowerGroup and Randstad offices

23 June 2015

Thirty undocumented workers, mostly from sub-Saharan Africa, yesterday occupied a branch of staffing firm Adecco in Paris, demanding that Adecco and other staffing agencies provide them with the documentation they need to regularise their employment/residency status, reports Le Figaro.The occupat...


Europe – Adecco pledges to create 5,000 apprenticeships

23 June 2015

Through its Way to Work programme, Adecco Group has pledged to provide 5,000 apprenticeships in Europe by the end of 2017, underscoring its commitment to fighting youth unemployment and boosting young people’s employability through valuable work-based training opportunities.In April, almost five...


Switzerland – Industrial job vacancies dip, as healthcare sector reports growth

23 June 2015

The number of job vacancies across Switzerland decreased by 2.4% between May 2015 and June 2015, according to Michael Page’s Swiss Job Index (SJI).Job vacancies in the French-speaking regions were unchanged month-on-month, but registered a decrease of 4% when compared with the same four-week peri...