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UK — Online recruitment continues to grow in spite of the recession

5 February 2010

  New research from PeoplePerHour.com, the online recruitment site specialising in small firms, into the three principal recruitment channels of print advertising, staffing agencies and online advertising (including job boards and classifieds), reveals that placing jobs online became the most po...


Spain — Minister proposes to make temporary employment more expensive to employers

5 February 2010

  Celestino Corbacho (Socialist), Minister for Employment, will today present his proposals on how to push permanent employment over temporary employment to the Spanish Council of Ministers, El Pais reports. The Ministry of Employment wants to make it more expensive to sack a temporary employee...


Germany — Temporary employment could quadruple by 2020

5 February 2010

  The inflexibility of German employment legislation has caused many job losses in the temporary employment sector during the economic crisis because it was much easier to sack temporary employees than permanent employees. 300,000 temporary jobs were lost within one year. However, the same infl...


UK — Online recruitment continues to grow in spite of the recession

5 February 2010

New research from PeoplePerHour.com, the online recruitment site specialising in small firms, into the three principal recruitment channels of print advertising, staffing agencies and online advertising (including job boards and classifieds), reveals that placing jobs online became the most popul...


France — Manpower President predicts a difficult 2010

5 February 2010

  In a DVD broadcast sent out to all members of staff, the President of Manpower France, Francoise Gri says that she expects 2010 to be as atrocious as 2009, according to a report in the HR portal, WK-RH. WK-RH go on to say that an anti-competition fine will have an impact on the variable bonus...


UK — Hexagon publishes update on banking facilities and tax dues

5 February 2010

Hexagon Human Capital Plc. has published an update on banking facilities and tax liability to Her Majesty's Revenue and Customs (HMRC). The company says in a statement: "Further to the announcements made on 2 and 24 December 2009, which outlined the Company's outstanding liabilities to HMRC, the...


UK — Learning professionals work harder at lower pay

4 February 2010

Blue Eskimo, the specialist recruitment company for training, learning and e-learning professionals, has published its 2009 work and salary survey based on data collected from 500 learning professionals during the fourth quarter of 2009. It shows that learning professionals are working harder t...


Europe — Monster to acquire Hotjobs from Yahoo and announces Q4 results

4 February 2010

  Monster Worldwide Inc. (MWW:NYSE), the global online employment solutions provider, has announced fourth quarter and full-year 2009 results for the period ended 31 December 2009. Revenues declined by 27% from $293 million in Q4 2008 to $213 in Q4 2009. Monster Worldwide generated 42% of it...