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Japan – Engineering and technical recruiter Human Holdings reports strong profit growth

13 February 2015

Japanese staffing firm Human Holdings (2415: JP) reported revenue of JPY 46.1 billion (USD 385 million) for the nine months ending 31 December 2014, an increase of 10.6% from JPY 41.7 billion (USD 348.3 million) during the same period last year.    01/04/14 – 31/12/14 01/04/13...


India – Job security attracts staff, but it takes a good salary to retain them

13 February 2015

Salary, job security, and career advancement opportunities are the main considerations for people joining an organisation. They also help in determining whether or not to stay with their current company, according to the Global Workforce Study 2014, conducted by global professional serv...


Southeast Asia – Professionals relocating for better life and environment

13 February 2015

Just under half (45%) of mid-to-senior managers and professionals working in China and Singapore intend to relocate for work. Relocation intentions remain highest in Taiwan and Hong Kong where 62% of respondents said they would actively try to move to another city, region, or country, reports exe...


South Africa – 2015: the year of improved labour legislation, promises President Zuma

13 February 2015

South African President Jacob Zuma has announced that 2015 will be a year of further improvements in labour legislation to promote worker rights further, reports allafrica.com.Delivering the State of the Nation Address to Parliament in Cape Town, President Zuma said the Department of Labour will...


Australia – Despite glum unemployment figures, SEEK reports rise in new job ads

12 February 2015

There were 10.9% more jobs advertised across Australia in January 2015 than in the same month last year, according to the latest figures from job board SEEK. Month-on-month, new job adverts rose by 4.1% nationally.The SEEK Employment Index increased, month-on-month, by 3.1% in January 2015 indica...


Singapore – Surge in finance and technology recruitment expected

12 February 2015

Companies in Singapore are keen to add additional finance and accounting, financial services, and IT professionals to their ranks, according to the latest Singapore Employment Report released by recruitment firm Robert Half.The report found that more than 50% of companies in Banking & Financi...


Australia – Time to place ICT contractors doubles as demand intensifies

12 February 2015

The time it takes to place ICT contractors has doubled in the last three months of 2014, as the search for quality contractors intensifies; according the Information Technology Contract and Recruitment Association’s (ITCRA) latest ICT Employment Trends Report.Julie Mills, CEO of ITCRA, said: “The...


Australia – Strong start for Transport, Logistics, Supply Chain hiring

12 February 2015

Australia’s Transport Logistics and Supply Chain employment market enjoyed a strong start to the year, with the Labourforce Impex Job Index rising 2.8% to 117.32. Whilst the rebound was not sufficient to catch up with all the decrease sustained in December it does signal an early return to the ma...


World – Monster announces job cuts following tough Q4

11 February 2015

Global job board Monster Worldwide Inc. (MWW: NYSE) yesterday reported revenue of USD 186.2 million for the fourth quarter ending 31 December 2014, a decrease of 6.3% compared with USD 198.7 million during the same period last year.    Q4 2014 Q4 2013 Change Revenue...


Australia – Transport, logistics, and supply chain recruiter acquires New Zealand rival

11 February 2015

Privately owned Australian recruitment company Labourforce Impex Personnel has completed the acquisition of similarly named New Zealand-based transport, logistics, and supply chain recruiter Impex Personnel.Impex Personnel New Zealand places jobseekers in freight forwarding, logistics, supply cha...