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European News Digest June 2013

1 July 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.

Portugal low on IT pros

26 June 2013

Hays Portugal’s recent IT report 2013 highlighted a shortage in the number of domestic information technology professionals with 78 percent of employers surveyed reporting that there was a shortage of qualified professionals in the IT sector.

IT workers in short supply in Middle East

26 June 2013

Sixty-two percent of Middle East companies intend to recruit more information technology staff during 2013, compared with the global average of 39 percent, according to research by CompTIA.

Staffing Stream: No holiday for IT staffing stress

26 June 2013

There may be no rest for the information technology professional the summer holiday season, writes Jason Hayman in The Staffing Stream.

MDI Group lists board of directors

26 June 2013

MDI Group, an Atlanta-based information technology staffing provider, formed a seven-person board of directors to assist in plans for market penetration and expansion during the next five years.

IGate faces securities suit over CEO termination

26 June 2013

A securities lawsuit against iGate Corp. (NASD: IGTE) and its former President and CEO Phaneesh Murthy was filed June 14.

Contract watch: iGate, Lockheed Martin, Science Applications International

26 June 2013

IGate Corp. (NASD: IGTE) announced a five-year global infrastructure services contract with insurer MetLife Inc. valued at $100 million.

Bridge Technical Talent buys IT staffing firm

26 June 2013

Bridge Technical Talent, an information technology staffing provider based in Rhode Island, completed its first acquisition with the purchase of BPS Becker Professional Search Inc., which also serves the technology sector. 

Nashville company acquires IT staffing firm

26 June 2013

Nashville, Tenn.-based information technology staffing firm Zycron Inc., a provider of information technology services and solutions, acquired Computer Professionals Inc., an IT staffing and recruiting agency also based in Nashville.

Tech Mahindra completes Satyam merger

26 June 2013

Information technology services provider Tech Mahindra Ltd. announced this week it completed its merger with Mahindra Satyam. The company says it is now among the top five Indian IT services companies and that the combined companies have revenue of $2.7 billion (in U.S. dollars) and a team of 84,000... More