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South Africa – Cape Town recruitment on the rise

31 December 2013

Cape Town has reported one of the biggest increases in the recruitment of workers in the start-up and technology fields across South Africa, according to the Cape Argus.According to research by job search engine Adzuna, Cape Town has had a +28% increase in recruitment in the past six months, with...


India - Outplacement Agencies turn to fine-tuned career coaching

31 December 2013

Layoffs on a mass scale may be a couple of years behind us, but outplacement agencies continue to have their jobs cut out for them, according to the Economic Times.From just finding retrenched employees other job opportunities, these agencies are taking up the role of counsellors, with a focus on...


Australia - IT industry facing skills crisis

30 December 2013

Despite efforts to meet falling demand, the Australian information technology sector is experiencing a costly skills crisis and needs to bridge the gap by hiring IT graduates for major projects. The IT sector which contributes about AUD 42 billion (USD 37 billion) to the nation's economy every ye...


India – IT hiring trends for 2014

30 December 2013

Looking for a job in the IT sector? Consider big data, analytics and cloud computing – hot areas that IT companies may recruit people for in 2014, say HR experts.There is a growing demand of skills on big data and analytics mixed with business and management education. Consulting firm McKinsey es...


Vietnam - Youth struggle to find jobs in slow economy

30 December 2013

Many companies reportedly struggle to find skilled labourers. The country's transformation into a successful middle-income status cannot be guaranteed without increasing the skills of the workforce to meet new demands.According to the General Statistics Office, there were at least 1 million unemp...


Brazil - The professions for 2014

24 December 2013

In 2014, the year of the World Cup and elections in Brazil, Michael Page Executive Search, has surveyed which skills will be most in demand. According to Paul Bridges, Chairman of Michael Page in Brazil, many sectors will see increases next year, but areas related to marketing and infrastructure...


Asia - Asean to limit free flow of labour in member countries

24 December 2013

The Asean Economic Community (AEC) will not allow the free flow of labour, but it will allow the goods, services and the elimination or reduction of non-tariff barriers (NTBs) to trade and thrive among the Association of South-East Asian Nations (Asean).“The AEC will not open national borders to...


China - 'Free agents' increasing

23 December 2013

Employers will have to rethink their approach to hiring, organisational structure and strategic planning. And workers will have to balance the advantages of greater flexibility and freedom to control their own careers with the removal of the "safety net" provided by a full-time role.&qu...


Taiwan - Foreign worker numbers rise with relaxing of rules

23 December 2013

The number of foreign workers has accelerated thanks to a new mechanism that allows manufacturers to hire greater numbers of migrant workers if they pay additional contributions to an employment stabilization fund according to the Taipei Times.The number of foreign workers increased by 6,036 last...


Nepal - Safe migration project

23 December 2013

The International Labor Organization (ILO) and the European Union have jointly launched a project to promote management of labour migration from Nepal, India and Pakistan to the Gulf countries according to Republica.The three-year project worth EUR 2.4 million will run until M...