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World – 10MinutesWith: Connecting students with companies and the realities of work

19 June 2014

Skills shortages have been making headline news across the world for years. Companies often lament not only how difficult it is to find suitable skilled graduates, but also candidates with an understanding and appreciation of the industry in which they want to work.In order to address the misalig...


UK – New REC council members elected

19 June 2014

The Recruitment and Employment Confederation’s (REC) council election results were announced at their annual general meeting held yesterday. Using online voting, 5% of recruitment businesses with REC membership voted for their preferred candidates to fill the corporate positions on the board, and...


France – Pixid partners with Beeline

18 June 2014

French Vendor Management Software (VMS) provider Pixid has announced a strategic partnership with US-based VMS provider Beeline. The partnership will offer a comprehensive technology solution tailored to the needs of French and multinational companies who source and manage non-employees in France...


UK – FDM Group announces share pricing for IPO

18 June 2014

International IT recruitment firm FDM Group, yesterday, announced its public offering and the successful pricing of its proposed placement of 84,561,856 ordinary shares at £2.87 per share. Based on the offer price, the company has a market value of £308.5 million.On admission to the London Stock...


Switzerland – Temporary workers demand falters

18 June 2014

Demand for temporary staff faltered in May in Switzerland. The number of temporary jobs fell by -4.9% during May 2014 compared with the same month last year, according to figures from Swiss Staffing, the Swiss Federation of Staffing Companies.Despite the stumble in May, the number of temporary jo...


Europe – Commission launches hospitality skills passport

18 June 2014

The European Commission (EC) has launched the European Hospitality Skills Passport, a tool developed to facilitate contact between jobseekers and employers in the hospitality and tourism sector in Europe, reports ec.europa.eu.The Skills Passport allows workers and employers to overcome...


UK – Permanent and agency recruitment set to rise according to REC

18 June 2014

Employer intentions to hire permanent staff remains at a record high, with eight out of ten (81%) planning to create more permanent jobs in the next quarter, according the Recruitment and Employment Confederation’s (REC) JobsOutlook survey of employers.In addition, more than half of employers are...


UK – City’s unappealing reputation putting off some jobseekers

18 June 2014

The reputation of London’s financial sector has left some jobseekers unwilling to consider working in the City, according to research by international recruitment firm Robert Half. Four out of 10 (39%) of CFOs and COOs working in financial services say the sector is “unappealing”. This reput...


Europe – Member states too slow implementing labour market reforms

17 June 2014

In the wake of the European Commission’s country-specific recommendations, Denis Pennel, the Managing Director of the European Confederation of Private Employment Agencies (Eurociett) has urged member states to be serious about implementing necessary reforms, reports euractiv.com.In its European...


Europe – Job vacancy rates on the rise

17 June 2014

The job vacancy rate in the Eurozone (EA18) was 1.7% in the first quarter of 2014, up from 1.6% in Q4 2013 and Q1 2013, according to figures published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the European Union. The job vacancy rate in the EU28 was 1.6% in the first quarter of 2014, up from 1.5% in...