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Bangladesh – EU calls for measure to ensure effective labour law enforcement

21 October 2014

The European Union yesterday pressed for urgent measures to be taken to ensure effective enforcement of Bangladesh’s Labour Laws to safeguard labour rights and standards, reports The Financial Express Bangladesh. The EU’s comments stem from a meeting on the Bangladesh Sustainabilit...


World – Antal partners with US-based executive search firm

21 October 2014

Global recruitment firm Antal International has announced a strategic partnership agreement with US-based executive search firm Worldbridge Partners. The joint group will now encompass more than 137 offices and over 800 consultants and give access to clients and candidates in 35 countries; includ...


Oman – SMEs welcome visa ban reprieve

20 October 2014

The Ministry of Manpower's decision to lift the ban on hiring expat workers in small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) has been broadly welcomed by Oman’s business sector, reports the Times of Oman. The Minister for Manpower, Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser Al Bakri, issued a ministerial decisi...


Australia – Transport sector reports jobs surge

20 October 2014

Australia’s transport, logistics, and supply chain industry is among the fastest growing sectors of the economy, according to the latest jobs research by recruitment firm Labourforce, reports fullyloaded.com.au. The company’s monthly Transport, Logistics, and Supply Chain Jobs Index showed e...


Korea – Amnesty International slams abuse of migrant workers

20 October 2014

Migrant farm workers in South Korea have become victims of rampant abuse under a “shameful” work permit system that encourages exploitation, according to a report from Amnesty International, reports freemalaysiatoday.com. The report follows a mission to South Korea by the United Nation’s spe...


India – Adecco CEO steps down

20 October 2014

The CEO and Managing Director of Adecco India, Sudhakar Balakrishnan, has announced that he is stepping down from his post, after leading one of the country's largest staffing companies for the past seven years, reports The Economic Times of India. In a statement, Mr Balakrishnan,...


Australia – Recruitment firm to leave administration and re-list

17 October 2014

After more than a year in administration, Australian recruitment firm HJB Corporation Limited (HJB: ASX), formerly Hamilton James & Bruce Group Ltd, will be reinstated to official quotation following the suspension of its securities from official trading on 2 September 2013.Following the rest...


World – Monster announces pricing of convertible senior notes

17 October 2014

Global job board Monster Worldwide (MWW: NYSE) yesterday announced the pricing of an offering of USD 125 million aggregate principal amount of its convertible senior notes due 2019 in a private placement to qualified institutional buyers.Monster also granted the initial purchasers of the notes an...


Korea – Minimum wage needs to be increased in phases

17 October 2014

South Korea needs to raise the country's minimum wage for workers in phases, so as not to create heavy costs for businesses in a short period of time, according to Finance Minister Choi Kyung-hwan, reports yohapnews.co.kr. During a parliamentary audit session, Minister Choi stated: "I a...


Vietnam – Executive demand driven by manufacturing sector

17 October 2014

Vietnam’s manufacturing sector led the field in the search for senior personnel for the third consecutive quarter, according to recruitment firm Navigos Search, reports vietnamenews.vn. In its third-quarter report, Hanoi-based Navigos Search said the manufacturing sector accounted for 17% of...