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News Report April 2013

30 April 2013

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


Largest Staffing Firms in Germany 2012

29 April 2013

  • Randstad and Adecco are the clear leaders in a fragmented market with both firms recording revenues twice as large as Hays, the third ranked company.
  • Only one domestic firm features in the Top 5, but German firms largely dominate the rest of the Top 50 list.
  • The German staffing market contracted... More

UK Monthly Hiring Trends Mar/Apr 2013

26 April 2013

  • How is the professional recruitment market fairing?
  • Compare with the latest trends for on-line jobs.
  • Includes the latest salary trends.

Largest Staffing Firms in Belgium 2012

25 April 2013

  • Randstad is the clear leader with just under a quarter of market share.
  • A highly consolidated, and increasingly so.
  • Professional staffing grew in a contect of overal decline

By the Numbers

24 April 2013

  • Percent of firms interested in acquiring an RPO provider
  • Percent of staffing firms offer RPO
  • Staffing firms offering RPO tracked by revenue
  • Percent of large buyers using RPO

The Buzz

24 April 2013

Why I ‘Like’ Work4Labs: Making Facebook social sourcing/recruiting happen.


The Other Side

24 April 2013

You Have My Appoval: Small things can make a big difference in how a temporary worker perceives you.


Power Seller

24 April 2013

How to Be a Big Dog: Bridging staffing’s digital divide between the old and the new sales folks.


Expert’s Corner

24 April 2013

The New Reality: How suppliers can be effective in this environment.


Up Close and Personal

24 April 2013

Modern job seekers won’t respond to impersonal, shotgun recruiting tactics like mass emails, blind ads and robocalls. Here’s what today’s successful recruiters do.