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France — Staffing agencies compete over doctors from Eastern Europe

10 March 2010

The shortage of doctors and nurses in the French health service is beginning to create ferocious competition among French and foreign staffing agencies, La Croix reports. Large numbers of doctors and nurses are imported mainly from the new Eastern member countries of the European Union, namely R...


Germany — New minimum salary for temporary employees

10 March 2010

  The German Association of Temporary Employers (BZA) and the Federation of German Unions (DGB) have agreed new salary levels for temporary employees, which will apply to all their members. The new agreement will take effect from 1 July 2010 and continue until 31 October 2013. Unions and employ...


Belgium — Employees concerned about job security in the economic crisis

10 March 2010

According to new research entitled 'Barometer of Satisfaction' carried out by temporary employment agency Tempo Team (part of Randstad) among 626 temporary and permanent employees as well as 154 HR managers, Belgian workers are more concerned about job security than factors like salary levels and...


Germany — New minimum salary for temporary employees

10 March 2010

The German Association of Temporary Employers (BZA) and the Federation of German Unions (DGB) have agreed new salary levels for temporary employees, which will apply to all their members. The new agreement will take effect from 1 July 2010 and continue until 31 October 2013. Unions and employers...


France — Staffing agencies compete over doctors from Eastern Europe

10 March 2010

  The shortage of doctors and nurses in the French health service is beginning to create ferocious competition among French and foreign staffing agencies, La Croix reports. Large numbers of doctors and nurses are imported mainly from the new Eastern member countries of the European Union, namel...


Belgium — Employees concerned about job security in the economic crisis

10 March 2010

  According to new research entitled 'Barometer of Satisfaction' carried out by temporary employment agency Tempo Team (part of Randstad) among 626 temporary and permanent employees as well as 154 HR managers, Belgian workers are more concerned about job security than factors like salary levels...


UK — Retailers urged not to discount temporary recruitment

9 March 2010

The decision by supermarket chain Asda to pay agency workers the same as permanent staff in preparation for the European Agency Workers' Directive (AWD), due to take effect next year may have put some retailers off using temporary employees altogether. De Poel, the temporary agency staff procure...


Europe — Online recruitment reaches seven-month high

9 March 2010

The latest monthly Monster Employment Index Europe published by job board Monster Worldwide Inc, reveals that online recruitment activity reached a seven-month high across Europe, as all regions monitored by the Monster Employment Index Europe reported solid monthly rises in online job opportunit...


France — Working in agriculture unattractive only to those who don't know it

9 March 2010

A new report published by staffing group Randstad and job portal www.regionsjob.com about employment in the farming and food industries reveals that whilst these sectors are the largest in the country with 412,500 employees in 2008 and a turnover of 162.9 billion Euro, they suffer from a bad imag...


Europe — Online recruitment reaches seven-month high

9 March 2010

  The latest monthly Monster Employment Index Europe published by job board Monster Worldwide Inc, reveals that online recruitment activity reached a seven-month high across Europe, as all regions monitored by the Monster Employment Index Europe reported solid monthly rises in online job opportu...