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World — ILO warns against early exit from stimulus measures

8 December 2009

  An 'early exit' from support measures adopted in response to the global economic crisis could postpone a jobs recovery for years and render the fledgling economic upturn 'fragile and incomplete', a new report by the research arm of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) says. In a stark...


Europe — Monster Employment Index Europe Edges Up Slightly in November

8 December 2009

  The latest Monster Employment Index Europe, which is a monthly analysis of millions of online job opportunities culled from a large representative selection of corporate career sites and job boards across Europe, has been published today. Online recruitment activity across Europe rose modestl...


UK — Rising salaries in information security indicate economic upturn

8 December 2009

Acumin Consulting, the specialist recruitment firm for the Information Risk Management sector, has today announced the results of its quarterly Information Security Recruitment Index based on registered jobs and actual placements of information security recruitment specialists over the past three...


World — ILO warns against early exit from stimulus measures

8 December 2009

An 'early exit' from support measures adopted in response to the global economic crisis could postpone a jobs recovery for years and render the fledgling economic upturn 'fragile and incomplete', a new report by the research arm of the International Labour Organisation (ILO) says. In a stark ana...


Belgium — Sales managers are doing well in the crisis

7 December 2009

Whilst sales managers are having a difficult time finding jobs in large companies, they are still very sought after by small and medium-sized firms, Express reports. Sales managers who can create customer loyalty and cold-call sales managers are in high demand. Hugues Pariot, Managing Director...


Ireland — Exodus of construction workers to South Africa

7 December 2009

  Recruitment agencies are now exporting thousands of construction workers they brought to Ireland in the good times. Many of these have returned to their native South Africa to fill the skills gap in the country's construction boom ahead of the 2010 World Cup, the Irish Independent reports. P...


The Netherlands — USG appoints new CEO and new Supervisory Board Chairman

7 December 2009

  The Supervisory Board of USG People N.V. (USG:AEX), the multi-brand staffing and customer care services group, intends to appoint Herman van Campenhout as CEO with effect from 1 March 2010. Cees Veerman will be nominated by the Supervisory Board for election as the new chairman of the Supervis...


UK — Indian IT workers come in their droves

7 December 2009

A Freedom of Information (FOI) request submitted by the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (Apsco) reveals that 7 out of the top 10 companies importing non-EU IT workers are Indian, the Financial Times reports. Tata Consulting Services was the biggest user of so-called intra-company...


Belgium — Sales managers are doing well in the crisis

7 December 2009

  Whilst sales managers are having a difficult time finding jobs in large companies, they are still very sought after by small and medium-sized firms, Express reports. Sales managers who can create customer loyalty and cold-call sales managers are in high demand. Hugues Pariot, Managing Direct...


Ireland — Exodus of construction workers to South Africa

7 December 2009

Recruitment agencies are now exporting thousands of construction workers they brought to Ireland in the good times. Many of these have returned to their native South Africa to fill the skills gap in the country's construction boom ahead of the 2010 World Cup, the Irish Independent reports. Paul...