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European News Report October 2014

31 October 2014

Missed the news last month? Here is a quick overview of what happened in the staffing industry and the labour markets across Europe. Browse news by region and keep up to date with the latest financial reports, market trends and employment data. 


2014 Staffing Company Survey: Staffing Networking Groups

30 October 2014

  • 21 networks and associations identified
  • Report covers U.S., Europe and Australia/NZ
  • Most commonly mentioned: ASA, APSCO, RSCA

Imminent EU data protection reforms: benefit or burden?

29 October 2014

Pending data protection regulations called for by the European Parliament earlier this year may increase the cost of contingent labor in the region.


Don’t call them temps. You could be losing out on quality talent

29 October 2014

The time may have come when the contingent workforce industry should downgrade or even eliminate the adjectives “temp” and “temporary” from the daily business lexicon. 


The H-1B fight: Report weighs in and lists companies with most requests

29 October 2014

The debate over H-1B temporary visas is ongoing, but a recent report sheds light on the arguments and lists the companies with the most requests.


Take data with a healthy dose of skepticism

29 October 2014

Rarely should you take important analysis at face value. Rather, dig into the data and develop a deeper understanding of the hidden insights that lie within, writes Thomas C. Redman on the HR Blog Network. 


SIA webinar replay: working with freelancers and independent contractors

29 October 2014

Many businesses are still unsure how to take advantage of the highly skilled freelance workforce. See how forward thinking companies are using technology to engage ICs and freelancers, enabling them to build a comprehensive workforce strategy that manages risk and provides much needed flexibility to... More


Hate your VMS? Maybe it’s you

28 October 2014

People like taking potshots at the VMS, but VMS providers have a legitimate beef of their own, writes Subadhra R. Sriram, editor and publisher, media products. Are you asking for greater functionality without using existing features?


2014 Staffing Executive Compensation Analysis

28 October 2014

  • Total compensation rose by a median 6.9 percent in 2013 among the two highest-paid executives — in some cases only data on one executive was available — at a selection of 58 publicly traded staffing firms based in Europe, the US, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa.
  • Median total compensation... More

UK Monthly Hiring Trends Sep/Oct 2014

23 October 2014

  • Latest insights on the UK professional recruitment market
  • Compare with the trends for on-line jobs.
  • This report also features the latest salary trends.