Region - Rest of World

Contract Watch: RPO Deals

18 July 2012

Recruitment process outsourcing is becoming more prevalent as companies realize the benefits to their bottom line. Here are two recently announced deals.


A Look at the Australian Temporary Workforce Environment

21 June 2012

  • Overview of the Australian legal landscape
  • Significance of collective bargaining agreements
  • Details on employers' statutory costs

Costs: Legislation to Add Costs and Risks in Japan

20 June 2012

Looming changes in Japan are set to tighten the regulation of both staffing agencies and the companies that use temporary agency workers, changes that will add to the cost and risk of using contingent workers. 


A Look at the Brazilian Temporary Workforce Environment

30 May 2012

  • Overview of the Brazilian legal landscape
  • Significance of collective bargaining agreements
  • Details on employers' statutory costs

Quiet Giant

23 May 2012

A look at the second-largest staffing market in the world: Japan.


Top 5 Staffing Companies per Major Market

2 May 2012

  • We have endeavored to capture the top five staffing firms for every major staffing market.
  • We have identified the market leaders in 26 countries
  • See who is a market leader in addition to  Adecco, Randstad and ManpowerGroup.

Why Your Suppliers' Deals Should Matter

2 May 2012

ManpowerGroup’s recently announced $400 million RPO deal is just one of several contract-related announcements made recently. How do these affect the buyer of staffing services?


Employers’ Tax Wedge Rises Worldwide

2 May 2012

The percent of employment-related taxes rose throughout much of the world, according to a new report from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.


Global Staffing Industry Size 2011

26 April 2012

  • Lists the value of the global staffing market in 2011 and its growth rate
  • Understand which country and region is largest
  • 53 countries measured in our analysis.

Contingent Market Complexity: International Comparison

8 February 2012

  • Assesses contingent markets across five Continents
  • Shows which are markets are the least complex contingent markets and the easiest in which employers can develop a contingent workforce
  • Looks which are the most difficult.