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Japan – Strong overseas growth boosts Recruit Holdings’ revenue and profit growth

13 May 2015

Japanese staffing giant Recruit Holdings (6098: JP) reported revenue for the year ending 31 March 2015 of JPY 1.3 trillion (USD 10.8 billion), an increase of 9.1% compared with JPY 1.2 trillion (USD 9.9 billion) the previous year.    2014 2013 Change Revenue JPY 1,2...


Japan – Tempstaff makes bid to acquire P&P Holdings after disappointing results

13 May 2015

P&P Holdings (6068: JP), a Japanese temporary recruitment and outsourcing company, yesterday reported revenue for the full year ending 31 March 2015 of JPY 25.5 billion (USD 212.1 million), a decrease of 2.6% compared with JPY 26.2 billion (USD 217.9 million) a year ago.    201...


Japan – Revenues flat but profit up for Crie Anabuki

13 May 2015

Japanese HR services provider Crie Anabuki (4336: JP) reported revenue for the year ending 31 March 2015 of JPY 6.1 billion (USD 51.2 million), a decrease of 3.1% compared with JPY 6.3 billion (USD 52.8 million) the previous year.    2014 2013 Change Revenue JPY 6,1...


Australia – Contractors getting longer contracts and more money

13 May 2015

There is renewed optimism for Australia-based contractors, according to the latest Morgan McKinley’s 2014/2015 Contract Job Trend Data. The survey revealed that the majority of contractors are securing long-term contracts in specialist areas and have been earning more than AUD 100,000 (USD 79,451...


Japan – Temp Holdings reports revenue growth across all business segments

12 May 2015

Temp Holdings (2181: JP), the second largest staffing firm in Japan, reported revenue for the year ending 31 March 2015 of JPY 401.1 billion (USD 3.3 billion), an increase of 10.6% compared with JPY 362.5 billion (USD 3 billion) during the previous year.    2014 2013 Change...


World – Hampered by weak Europe, Hudson sells businesses and ceases non-profitable operations

12 May 2015

Global talent solutions company Hudson Global (HSON: NSDQ) yesterday reported revenue for first quarter ending 31 March 2015 of USD 124.3 million, a decrease of 3.3% in constant currency (CC) compared with USD 144.2 million during the same period last year.    Q1 2015 Q1 2014...


China – 51jobs results impacted by late Chinese New Year

12 May 2015

Chinese job board and HR provider 51job Inc. (JOBS: NSDQ) yesterday reported total revenue for the first quarter ending 31 March 2015 of RMB 458.1 million (USD 74.9 million), an increase of +4.8% compared with RMB 437.2 million (USD 71.5 million) in Q1 2014.   Q1 2015 Q1 2014 Ch...


Australia – Job advert numbers rise again

12 May 2015

The number of jobs advertised across Australia rose by 12.1% in April 2015 compared with the same month last year, according to the latest figures from job board SEEK. Month-on-month job adverts were up by 4.9%.Michael Ilczynski, Managing Director of Employment at SEEK, commented: “April saw the...


Japan – Technical recruiter Altech reports revenue and profit growth

11 May 2015

Japanese technical staffing firm Altech (4641: JP) on Friday reported revenue for the first quarter ending 31 March 2015 of JPY 5.2 billion (USD 43.6 million), an increase of 11.7% compared with JPY 4.7 billion (USD 39.1 million) during the same period last year.    Q1 2015 Q1...


Japan – Engineering recruitment revenue up by a third at Trust Tech

11 May 2015

Japanese technical staffing firm Trust Tech (2154: JP) on Friday reported revenue of JPY 15.1 billion (USD 126.3 million) for the nine months ending 31 March 2015, an increase of 17.3% compared with JPY 12.9 billion (USD 107.7 million) during the same period last year.    Jul 14 –...