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Europe — Labour markets relatively resilient in the crisis

24 November 2009

According to the '2009 Employment in Europe Report' by the Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities of the European Commission, the current crisis is taking its toll on EU labour markets, reversing most of the employment growth achieved since 2000. Men, young p...


Finland — Unemployment rate climbs to 8.2%

24 November 2009

  According to the Labour Force Survey of Statistics Finland, the number of employed persons in October 2009 was 2.4 million (total population 5.3 million) or 119,000 lower than a year earlier. There were 81,000 fewer employed men and 38,000 fewer employed women than in October 2008. The number...


Germany — Financial services experts migrate to the property sector

24 November 2009

The crisis in the banking sector has left a mark on the financial services industry of Germany. According to the latest job index published by staffing giant Adecco, the largest number of job offers for financial specialists between January and October did not come from the banking sector, nor we...


The Netherlands — Humares re-brands XPE as Nova Engineering

24 November 2009

  Humares, a specialist agency for the temporary placement and secondment of maritime, technical and industrial staff, has just re-branded the Dutch operations of subsidiary XPE Engineering as Nova Engineering. NOVA Engineering continues the Dutch operations of XPE Engineering, after Humares so...


UK — Data theft thrives in the recession

24 November 2009

A survey carried out by account management specialists Cyber-Ark reveals that 41% of workers have already stolen sensitive data from their employers whilst a third of the 600 survey participants would pass on company information if it proved useful in getting friends and family a job. The reces...


UK — Data theft thrives in the recession

24 November 2009

  A survey carried out by account management specialists Cyber-Ark reveals that 41% of workers have already stolen sensitive data from their employers whilst a third of the 600 survey participants would pass on company information if it proved useful in getting friends and family a job. The re...


Finland — Unemployment rate climbs to 8.2%

24 November 2009

According to the Labour Force Survey of Statistics Finland, the number of employed persons in October 2009 was 2.4 million (total population 5.3 million) or 119,000 lower than a year earlier. There were 81,000 fewer employed men and 38,000 fewer employed women than in October 2008. The number of...


Europe — Labour markets relatively resilient in the crisis

24 November 2009

  According to the '2009 Employment in Europe Report' by the Directorate-General for Employment, Social Affairs and Equal Opportunities of the European Commission, the current crisis is taking its toll on EU labour markets, reversing most of the employment growth achieved since 2000. Men, youn...


Germany — Financial services experts migrate to the property sector

24 November 2009

  The crisis in the banking sector has left a mark on the financial services industry of Germany. According to the latest job index published by staffing giant Adecco, the largest number of job offers for financial specialists between January and October did not come from the banking sector, nor...


The Netherlands/Sweden — USG People and Proffice announce co-operation agreement

23 November 2009

  Staffing agencies USG People of The Netherlands and Proffice of Sweden have announced their strategic co-operation agreement to work together on international assignments and allow each other better access to their respective marketplaces. The agreement formalises a partnership that has alrea...