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New Zealand – Creating trust with potential employers is key for jobseekers

1 July 2015

It takes a lot of effort to apply for a job. Potential employers may ask applicants to write lengthy submissions on key criteria. Jobseekers also need to adapt their CVs, research the company, write a cover letter, update their social media sites, and network with anyone who knows a way into the...


Japan – Revenue and profit up by a third at Careerlink

30 June 2015

Japanese staffing company Careerlink (6070: JP) reported revenue for the first quarter ending 31 May 2015 of JPY 3.9 billion (USD 31.6 million), an increase of 34.6% compared with JPY 2.9 billion (USD 23.4 million) a year ago.   Q1 2015 Q1 2014 Change Revenue JPY 3,873 m...


Japan – Sobal’s results stable in Q1

30 June 2015

Japanese staffing and software company Sobal Corp (2186: JP) reported revenue for the first quarter ending 31 May 2015 of JPY 1.8 billion (USD 14.4 million), a decrease of 0.3% compared with the same period last year.    Q1 2015 Q1 2014 Change Revenue JPY 1,769 mill...


India – Teamlease reportedly set for an IPO

30 June 2015

Indian staffing firm Teamlease has reportedly lined up an initial public offering (IPO), with the intention of raising between INR 4.5 billion (USD 70.5 million) and INR 5 billion (USD 78.3 million), reports the Economic Times of India.The staffing firm is one of three companies identified by the...


Australia – SEEK appoints CFO

30 June 2015

Australian job board SEEK (SEK: ASX) today announced that it has appointed Geoff Roberts to the position of Chief Financial Officer.Mr Roberts, who has more than 20 years of financial experience, will join the company in November 2015.Earlier this year, SEEK announced that current CFO John Armstr...


India – Randstad’s regional CEO bullish, sees great growth potential

29 June 2015

Moorthy K. Uppaluri, Managing Director & CEO of Randstad India, is bullish about the increase in the number of temporary workers, known locally as flexi-workers, working for Randstad, according to an interview in thehindubusinessline.com.Mr Uppaluri stated: “We are excited with the opportunit...


Malaysia – Trade union calls for two-year foreign worker recruitment freeze

29 June 2015

The Malaysian Trades Union Congress (MTUC) has called on the government to freeze the recruitment of foreign workers for a period of two years to avoid dumping of foreign workers in the country, reports astroawani.com.MTUC president Mohd Khalid Atan said this was because the influx of foreign wor...


Nepal – Recruitment firms picket against changes to overseas recruitment

29 June 2015

Overseas recruitment firms in Nepal picketed the country’s Department of Foreign Employment (DOFE) last week. Demanding that the new mandate that foreign employers pay visa and travel fees for Nepalese migrant workers be revoked, reports ekantipur.com.Around 300 protesters chanted slogans and wav...


Australia – Clarius Group appoints CFO

29 June 2015

Australian recruitment firm Clarius Group (CND: ASX) announced that Andy Watt has been appointed to the position of Chief Financial Officer, effective from 27 July 2015.Mr Watt is a chartered accountant with extensive senior commercial management and technology-based finance experience in Austral...


Japan – Job availability hits new high

26 June 2015

Japan's job availability rose to its highest level in roughly 23 years, while the unemployment rate remained flat in May, indicating that labour market conditions continued to improve amid economic recovery, reports asia.nikkei.com.The ratio of employment offers to seekers rose to 1.19 from 1.17...