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UK - Public sector workers prefer the public sector

23 May 2011

41% of public sector workers think they would need to up-skill in order to gain employment in the private sector, according to research, of over 1,000 public sector workers, conducted by recruitment consultants Badenoch & Clark (part of Adecco).Of these, 13.4% respondents to the survey said t...


World - Employment Conference flags common challenges for global recruitment industry

20 May 2011

The annual World Employment Conference is taking place this week in Rotterdam. Initial discussions have flagged a number of major challenges for the global recruitment industry and covered specific priority areas for recruiters.  The Conference is the annual event of the International Confe...


UK - Tribal revenues up +5%, completes disposals

20 May 2011

Tribal Group Plc (TRB:LSE), the provider of technology products and services to the education, learning and training markets in the UK and internationally, yesterday provided the following update on trading, covering the period from 1 January 2011 to date:"During the period, we completed the...


World - Yes, I could do my boss’ job better, say 67%

20 May 2011

Do you ever look at your managers and employers and wonder how they ever got to that position? Or perhaps you are a boss that's paranoid your staff are out to get you? If so, you are not alone. A poll conducted by job board Monster shows that over two thirds of people around the world feel that t...


Europe - Employees frustrated with tolerance of unethical conduct

20 May 2011

More than a third of employees polled at large companies across Europe are prepared to offer cash, gifts or entertainment to win business and nearly half are not aware of an anti-bribery policy at their company. Employees in Greece (44%) and Russia (39%), for example, are most likely to pay cash...


Switzerland - Economic expectations drop in May

20 May 2011

In the wake of climbing into positive territory the previous month, the Indicator of Economic Sentiment for Switzerland published by the Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) in co-operation with Credit Suisse (CS), fell back into the negative zone in May 2011. The indicator dropped by a no...


Belgium - Discrimination has to end, says EC

20 May 2011

Belgian law currently obliges candidates wishing to work in the local public sector in its Dutch, French and German speaking regions to obtain a specific language certificate issued in Belgium as proof of linguistic knowledge if they have not followed education in the language of the region. Foll...


Germany - Durian re-elected as iGZ President

20 May 2011

Ariane Durian has been re-elected as President of iGZ, the association of temporary employment agencies, by the overwhelming majority of this year's Annual General Meeting (AGM). Out of the 300 participants, only one voted against Durian.The AGM also re-elected the entire board of iGZ.iGZ has 2,1...


UK - Staffline confident about meeting market expectations

19 May 2011

Staffline Group Plc (STAF:LSE), the recruitment and outsourced HR services provider to industry, has issued the following statement on trading which was given at the Group's Annual General Meeting held at 10.00 am this morning.Andy Hogarth, Chief Executive of the group, made the following stateme...


World - Employers cannot find qualified talent despite over-supply of workers

19 May 2011

One in three employers globally report experiencing difficulty filling jobs due to lack of available talent, the highest percentage since before the recession in 2007, according to the sixth annual 'Talent Shortage Survey', published by staffing firm ManpowerGroup.90% of employers cite candidate-...