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India – New Delhi job market strong but south and west sluggish

3 July 2013

New Delhi and the National Capital Region (NCR) produced the best employment results, between April and June 2013, with 27% of the job market share, according to the Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (Assocham). New Delhi-NCR generated over 34,000 jobs in Q1 2013, a year-...


China – Surge in staffing in foreign banks

3 July 2013

More than 40 foreign banks in China are expected to increase staffing levels in the next three years. It is estimated that 20,000 people will be recruited by 2015, according to a new report from PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).Staffing increases are expected to be concentrated in four areas; corpora...


Australia – Bluestone Global managing director resigns

3 July 2013

Bluestone Global Limited (ASX: BUE) reports that, effective today, managing director Mr Rabieh Krayem has stepped down. Mr Krayem has been managing director of the company since his appointment in 2011.“Rabieh informed the Board that his intention to step back from the position of managing direct...


Australia – IT professionals call for earlier elections

2 July 2013

Australian technology professionals struggling to find work will be urging new Prime Minister Kevin Rudd to announce an earlier election date to revive stalled spending activity, according to Peter Acheson, the chief executive officer of Peoplebank Australia.Mr Acheson said Peoplebank’s regular s...


Brazil – Educated employees’ wages fall sharply

2 July 2013

Workers in Brazil with 12 or more years of education experienced an -8% fall in their monthly salaries between 2002 and 2011, according to a survey by the National Survey of Household Sampling (PNAD). Taking into consideration inflation, the average monthly salary fell during this period from BRL...


Australia – Changes at Tempo Australia

2 July 2013

Tempo Australia Ltd (TPP: AU) has announced a number of senior management changes taking the company into its next phase of growth. Mr Richard Wright, Managing Director of Tempo, retired from his executive role on 30 June 2013; however will continue with the Company as a Non-executive Direct...


Australia – talent shortage for tomorrow’s growth

2 July 2013

Only one in five (22%) of organisations have a pipeline of future leaders to cover their business needs, but just 18% view this as an area for concern, research released last month by Right Management, a subsidiary of ManpowerGroup, reports Private Media Partners.The figures come from a global st...


Philippines – Demand outweighs supply at international job fair

2 July 2013

661 job applicants flocked to a job fair over the weekend at the Cagayan National High School Gymnasium, reports the Philippines News Agency. Held as part of the celebration of the 430th Cagayan Founding Anniversary (Aggao Nac Cagayan) the fair was conducted by the Provincial Government of Cagaya...


China – New labour laws come into effect

1 July 2013

The People’s Republic of China has today enacted new legislation making it more difficult for employers to hire temporary workers, known in China as ‘dispatch’ workers. The purpose of this new law, approved on 28 December 2012, is to encourage employers to hire fulltime employees, instead of rely...


World – Adecco compensates travel blogger

1 July 2013

Following accusations that Adecco Group stole his idea for their recent recruitment campaign, Adecco Group has paid blogger Turner Barr USD 50,000. Posting on his blog, Mr Barr confirmed that Adecco had met his demands, following a publically supported online campaign.Mr Barr, in an open letter t...