Recent Updates

Straight Talk from the Customer

28 November 2011

Straight Talk from the Customer: Help us help you.


You Ask/We Answer

28 November 2011

Buyers Uncertain About Compliance: This could be an opportunity for staffing firms.


The Big Three: Market Strengths & Weaknesses

28 November 2011

  • Adecco, Randstad and ManpowerGroup dominate the global staffing landscape.
  • The report lists the 13 major markets in which each of the ‘Big Three’ have a place among the top five firms.
  • Plus the 8 markets where one of the Big Three do not enjoy a market leadership position.

UK Monthly Hiring Trends Oct/Nov 2011

25 November 2011

  • APSCo data relatively positive
  • Innovantage shows perm up and temp down
  • Economy souring

Compliance: Risky Business Customs in Asia Pacific

16 November 2011

While the Asia Pacific region is attractive for business, CW managers would be wise to educate themselves on the background and reputation of potential business partners, as well as risks of some local customs.


UK: Low Wage Sectors Adopting Swedish Derogation

16 November 2011

More than a month has passed since the Agency Workers Regulations (AWR) went into effect in the U.K., and some effects are becoming clear. Among them is the so-called Swedish Derogation.


News: `Tis the Season (to Hire)

16 November 2011

There really is a temp for each season. According to a survey of contingent workforce buyers by Staffing Industry Analysts in 2010, 21 percent of contingent usage was due to recurring seasonal needs. Who's hiring this season?


Forecasts for 2012

11 November 2011

  • Overall staffing market growth rate for Europe for 2012
  • Individual country growth rate forecasts for our 16 markets
  • Commentary on the euro crisis and its effect on the market

Top 30 Staffing Firms in Scandinavia 2010

10 November 2011

  • As a region, the combined countries of Scandinavia would be the fifth largest European staffing market in 2010.
  • ManpowerGroup and Adecco dominate this region, jointly controlling a quarter of the market.
  • The main driver for growth in the region has been the recovery of the Swedish car manufacturing... More

Finland Data Sources

9 November 2011

Links to tell you about the market in Finland…