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Australia – Record growth in job creation

15 September 2014

Australia’s employment levels are at their highest in 37 years, calming concerns over the health of the Australian economy, reports The Australian Times. A report from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) revealed that 121,000 jobs were created in August 2014– the biggest rise...


Middle East – Growth in online job market led by the UAE

15 September 2014

The Middle East’s online job market grew by +14% during August 2014, compared with the same month last year, according to the Monster Employment Index Middle East. Strong growth was reported in the Hospitality sector, while the most notable declines were reported in Advertising, Market Research,...


Nigeria – Casualisation of oil & gas sector jobs criticised

15 September 2014

A report from staffing company Swift Worldwide Resources, on the top ten highest paid contractor jobs in the oil & gas industry, found the third and fourth most highly paid contractors were in Nigeria. According to the report, the list was produced by analysing 7,500 contract positions in the...


Japan – Dip Corp upgrades H1 results forecast

12 September 2014

Ahead of its results announcement, Japanese recruitment firm Dip corp. (2379: JP) has upgraded its half year forecast for the six months ending 31 August 2014. The company had expected to achieved revenue for the period of JPY 8 billion (USD 74.8 million), but has upgraded its expectations to JPY...


China – Multinational corporations struggling to source managers

12 September 2014

With a population of over 1.3 billion, China is home to a deep pool of human capital, but an intensifying war for talent between multinationals could threaten their growth potential in the world's second largest economy, reports cnbc.com.Faced with slowing economic growth and mounting competition...


China – FESCO Adecco comments on LinkedIn expansion

12 September 2014

FESCO Adecco, a joint venture between the State-owned Foreign Enterprise Human Resources Service Co. and Adecco, has always been an innovative pioneer in the Chinese staffing industry, according to Ma Xiya, COO of FESCO Adecco, reports China Daily.Given its high profile in the market, ‘FESCO’ is...


Vietnam – Overseas recruitment agencies awarded top marks

12 September 2014

More than a fifth (23%) of Vietnamese recruitment agencies that send workers overseas were rated "A1" or "top excellent" in an official ranking from the Vietnam Association of Manpower Supply (VAMAS), reports vietnamnews.vn.More than 50% of the agencies were rated “A2” or &quo...


Australia – Recruitment firm launched to help people with disabilities work from home

12 September 2014

Enabled Employment, which was officially launched this week in the Australian Capital Territory (ACT), is the brainchild of a woman who learned from personal experience how difficult it can be for people with disabilities to find suitable employment, reports The Canberra Times.Suffering from anxi...


Japan – JPN Holdings reports operating loss

11 September 2014

Japanese staffing services provider JPN Holdings Co. Ltd. (8718: JP) reported revenue of JPY 3.1 billion (USD 29.1 million), a decrease of -9.3% compared with JPY 3.4 billion (USD 31.9 million) during the six months ending 31 July 2013.The company reported an operating loss of JPY 82 million (USD...


Ghana – Stricter regulations for recruitment of energy sector workers

11 September 2014

Ghana’s Petroleum Commission has implemented stricter requirements for companies employing workers in the energy industry, reports relocatemagazine.com. The new requirements, effective from 1 September 2014, include compulsory job adverts in specific newspapers, notifying the Petroleum Commission...