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Netherlands - Online vacancies up 25% in Q3

23 October 2015

The number of online vacancies in Netherlands in the Q3 2015 increased by 25% compared to the same quarter the year before. According to figures from Jobfeed, a product of Textkernel BV.

Jobfeed analysed over 2.37 million job postings which after duplicates were removed amounted to 371,923 unique jobs....

Sweden & Belarus – Trading Ideas

23 October 2015

A delegation of the Swedish public employment service is visiting Vitebsk to exchange experience and information on the state of the labor market, to develop and strengthen international cooperation. The visit has marked the beginning of the implementation of the project "Improvement of...

Global - ManpowerGroup sees uneven global growth but revenue is up 6%

22 October 2015

ManpowerGroup (NYSE: MAN), one of the world’s largest staffing firms, reported uneven growth across geographies in the third quarter. A strong US dollar also significantly impacted results. Total third-quarter revenue fell 8.2% to USD 4.97 billion (€4.42 billion), but was up 5.8% in constant currency...

Global - Robert Half reports strongest staffing growth in tech and perm placement

22 October 2015

Robert Half International Inc. (NYSE: RHI), the California headquartered professional staffing provider, reports economic trends are in its favour. Third-quarter revenue rose 7.2% to USD 1.31 billion (€ 1.15 billion). The increase was 10.9% when adjusted for constant currency. Strongest growth was...

Germany - Amadeus FiRe revenue and gross profits both rise

22 October 2015

Amadeus FiRe (AAD: GR), the German staffing firm, reported revenue for the third quarter ending 30th September 2015 of €44.5 million, an increase of 1.7% compared with €43.9 million during the same period last year.

 € million Q3 2015 Q3 2014 Change
Revenue 44.5 43.8 ...

Germany - BAP dismiss IG Metall chairman’s comments on temporary work

22 October 2015

Following the announcement that both Daimler and Randstad welcome refugees in Germany. The new chairman of IG Metall, the German metalworkers union and largest union in Europe. Jörg Hofmann, denounced jobs in temporary work as "second-class" and called temporary work "wrong way"...

UK - Firms capacity is squeezed

21 October 2015

Ninety-four per cent of UK employers are operating with limited capacity to take on more work, according to the latest JobsOutlook survey by the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC).

With three quarters of employers (76%) signalling that economic conditions are improving, and almost half (47%)...

France - Banking and Insurance improving for juniors

21 October 2015

The banking and insurance sector is experiencing a small upturn in recruitment for junior roles.  Lucie Guéry, senior consultant at Randstad and subject matter expert, says about the fresh upturn: “For about six months, there has been a lot of requests for temporary positions and even for fixed-term...

Luxembourg – Manpower turns fifty

21 October 2015

Manpower Luxembourg celebrates his 50th birthday this week. The staffing firm which was founded in 1948 in the US came to the Grand Duchy seventeen years later in 1965. Another seven years later it expanded to Belgium.

 The company now operates a total of eight branches in Luxembourg and 45...

UK - Osborne Clarke advises on three deals including Empresaria's

21 October 2015

Osborne Clarke has completed a trio of M&A deals in the recruitment sector in the last month, evidencing the increasing appetite of recruiters to broaden their service lines and geographic reach.

The deals, which have already been covered in the Daily News, were Empresaria Group acquisition of...