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Denmark – Jobindex achieves strong Q1 revenue and earnings growth

11 May 2015

Danish job board Jobindex (JOBNDX: CPH) reported revenue for the first quarter ending 31 March 2015 of DKK 63 million (€8.5 million), an increase of 33.1% (16% on an organic basis) compared with DKK 47.5 million (€6.4 million) during the same period last year.   Q1 2015 Q1 2014...


Total Talent Management – Organisations really don’t understand their non-employed workers

11 May 2015

Organisations use a wide variety of worker types to get work done; including, but not limited to, employees, temporary workers, contractors, volunteers, and even robots. But few of these organisations seem to understand the true make-up of their organisations, and how best to engage and motivate...


UK – Multi-sector recruiter Major Recruitment Group announces acquisition

11 May 2015

Yorkshire-based Major Recruitment Group has completed the acquisition of Torus Recruitment in a deal that is expected to take the group’s annual revenue above £30 million, reports bdaily.co.uk.Torus, which generates annual revenue of approximately £6 million, specialises in heavy engineering, gen...


Scotland – Parity Professionals announces contract win

11 May 2015

Parity Professionals, the recruitment and learning and development division of information and marketing technology recruitment firm Parity Group, announced today that it has been awarded a place on two four-year Frameworks to support the Scottish Government and wider Public Sector. Parity P...


UK – Temporary billings growth eases to six-month low, as permanent placements accelerate

8 May 2015

Temporary billings increased further in April 2015, but the latest rise was the weakest in six months, with demand for temporary/contract staff at its least marked since January, according to the latest Report on Jobs from the Recruitment and Employment Confederation (REC).In contrast, the number...


UK – Staffing Industry reacts to General Election result

8 May 2015

With Prime Minister David Cameron cancelling the removal vans following a more straight-forward-than-expected election result, the staffing industry has reacted to the news that the UK is set for five more years of Conservative rule. Kevin Green, Chief Executive of the Recruitment and Employ...


World – Improvement initiatives weigh on Monster’s results

8 May 2015

Global job board Monster Worldwide Inc. (MWW: NYSE) yesterday reported revenue for the first quarter ending 31 March 2015 of USD 183.7 million, an increase of 3% in constant currency (CC) compared with last year.     Q1 2015 Q1 2014 Change CC Revenue USD 18...


Germany – Allgeier acquires IT staffing firm

8 May 2015

Munich-based IT staffing and software firm Allgeier (AEI: GR) today announced that it will acquire IT staffing and consultancy company Networker, Project Consultancy (Projektberatung). The acquisition is expected close over the next few days.Networker, which is headquartered just outside of Frank...


World – Revenue growth picks up at Adecco but CEO and CFO departing

7 May 2015

Adecco (ADEN: VX), the largest staffing firm in the world, today reported revenue for the first quarter ending 31 March 2015 of €5.1 billion, an increase of 4% in constant currency (CC) compared with the same period last year.    Q1 2015 Q1 2014 Change CC Revenue...


World – Slow Europe weighs on Kelly Services’ results

7 May 2015

US recruitment firm Kelly Services (KELYA: NSDQ) yesterday reported revenue for the first quarter ending 29 March 2015 of USD 1.3 billion, an increase of 4.4% in constant currency (CC) compared with the same period last year.    Q1 2015 Q1 2014 Change CC Revenue...