Kirsten Hastings

Associate Editor

Kirsten Hastings
khastingsSPAMFILTER@staffingindustry.com

Kirsten Hastings is a multilingual journalist and research analyst at Staffing Industry Analysts’ London office. She is responsible for managing the Daily News as online editor and producer, covering stories on European and global labour markets. Kirsten monitors and writes about legal issues, companies, financial markets, and economic trends. She is also the author of several research reports. Before joining Staffing Industry Analysts in June 2013, Kirsten attained an MA (Hons) in History with German from the University of Dundee and an MSc in Financial Journalism from the University of Stirling. Kirsten’s understanding of the industry stems in part from the five years she worked as a temporary worker prior to joining Staffing Industry Analysts.

Recent Articles

Financial Results Calendar 2015

31 March 2015

  • See a complete list of financial results across the staffing industry in 2015
  • Find out how your competitors or suppliers fared
  • See dates for future financial results releases
  • All events listed are covered in the Daily News 

APAC/LatAm/MEA Mergers & Acquisitions 2014

10 March 2015

  • Staffing Industry Analysts noted 17 publicly announced acquisitions of staffing firms across Asia Pacific, Latin America, the Middle East, and Africa in 2014.

Financial Results Calendar 2014

31 December 2014

  • See a complete list of financial results across the staffing industry in 2014
  • Find out how your competitors or suppliers fared
  • All events listed are covered in the Daily News 

Rest of World News Report December 2014

31 December 2014

  • Missed the news last month? Here is a quick overview of what happened in the staffing industry and the labour markets across Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa and the Americas
  • Browse news by region and keep up to date with the latest financial reports, market trends and employment data ... More

Japanese election may mean big changes for temporary recruitment

17 December 2014

Japan’s restrictive temp worker laws are more likely to be amended following the country’s recent snap election.

Rest of World Financial Results - Q3 2014

12 December 2014

  • Discover how listed staffing firms performed in Q3 2014.
  • Find out about activity levels and how turnover and net income have evolved.
  • See how the largest staffing firms fared.

Rising wages in Central and Eastern Europe to worsen skills shortages in the UK

10 December 2014

The immigration debate is not limited to the US. Western European jobseekers and politicians have long grumbled about rising migrant numbers and falling job opportunities.

Rest of World News Report November 2014

28 November 2014

  • Missed the news last month? Here is a quick overview of what happened in the staffing industry and the labour markets across Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa and the Americas. Browse news by region and keep up to date with the latest financial reports, market trends and employment data. ... More

Netherlands: Independent contractor proposal could alter usage

12 November 2014

A Dutch legislative proposal could affect the use of independent contractors by ending tax incentives and making it less appealing for companies to hire them.

Rest of World 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 Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa and the Americas. Browse news by region and keep up to date with the latest financial reports, market trends and employment data.