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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...


Europe — EU Council extension of parental leave to impact temporary workers

9 March 2010

The Council of the European Union (EU) has adopted a new directive extending workers' rights to parental leave from three to four months for each parent. At least one of the four months cannot be transferred to the other parent (i.e. it is lost if not taken), encouraging fathers to take the leave...


Europe — EU Council extension of parental leave to impact temporary workers

9 March 2010

  The Council of the European Union (EU) has adopted a new directive extending workers' rights to parental leave from three to four months for each parent. At least one of the four months cannot be transferred to the other parent (i.e. it is lost if not taken), encouraging fathers to take the le...


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 proc...


Netherlands — USG People announces Offering of up to 7,019,994 new ordinary shares

9 March 2010

USG People N.V. yesterday announced the launch of a placement of up to 7,019,994 new ordinary shares with a nominal value of 0.50 Euro each. The Shares will be offered to institutional and other qualified investors through an accelerated book-build offering, on a non-pre-emptive base. The Offe...


Netherlands — USG People announces Offering of up to 7,019,994 new ordinary shares

9 March 2010

  USG People N.V. yesterday announced the launch of a placement of up to 7,019,994 new ordinary shares with a nominal value of 0.50 Euro each. The Shares will be offered to institutional and other qualified investors through an accelerated book-build offering, on a non-pre-emptive base. The...


Europe — Equal or stronger hiring expected in Q2 2010

9 March 2010

According to the global Manpower Employment Outlook Survey results released today by staffing group Manpower Inc, employers in most major labour markets expect to hire in the second quarter at a pace equal to, or stronger than, the same period last year. However, many have yet to reach a pre-dow...


Europe — Equal or stronger hiring expected in Q2 2010

9 March 2010

  According to the global Manpower Employment Outlook Survey results released today by staffing group Manpower Inc, employers in most major labour markets expect to hire in the second quarter at a pace equal to, or stronger than, the same period last year. However, many have yet to reach a pre-...