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Mongolia – ILO Convention on private employment agencies ratified

11 May 2015

Mongolia has become the latest country to ratify the International Labour Organisation’s (ILO) Convention No. 181 on private employment agencies, highlighting the growing interest from ILO Members in reaching appropriate regulation for the employment and recruitment industry.

According to the International...

Japan – Fullcast Holdings reports strong temporary staffing revenue growth

8 May 2015

Japanese staffing firm Fullcast Holdings (4848: JP) reported revenue for the first quarter ending 31 March 2015 of JPY 5 billion (USD 42.2 million), an increase of 10.1% compared with JPY 4.6 billion (USD 38.3 million) during the same period last year. 

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Japan – Science and R&D staffing firm WDB Holdings reports growth

8 May 2015

WDB Holdings (2475: JP), a Japanese recruitment and HR services firm, reported revenue for the year ending 31 March 2015 of JPY 27.7 billion (USD 231.4 million), an increase of 8.5% compared with JPY 25.5 billion (USD 213.2 million) the previous year. 

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Japan – Technical staffing firm JTec Corp reports declines but shows some improvement

8 May 2015

Japanese technical staffing firm JTec Corp (2479: JP) reported revenue for the year ending 31 March 2015 of JPY 3.3 billion (USD 28 million), a decrease of 1.7% compared with JPY 3.4 billion (USD 28.5 million) a year ago. 

   2014 2013 Change
Revenue JPY 3,348 million ...

Australia – Mediocre start for ICT recruitment but some suggestion of improvement

8 May 2015

Australia’s ICT sector turned to contractors during the first quarter of 2015, with only 9% of all ICT hires nationwide being made on a permanent basis, according to the latest report from ITCRA, the professional body for the ICT contracting and recruitment sector in Australia and New Zealand.


Australia – CML Group to issue note offering to raise funds for acquisition and growth

7 May 2015

Australian recruitment firm CML Group (CGR: ASX) yesterday announced that it will undertake a six year floating rate senior, secured corporate note offering to raise AUD 25 million (USD 19.9 million).

CML Group delivers finance, payroll, and employment solutions. The Payroll & Employment division...

World – Procurement chiefs more confident but challenges remain

7 May 2015

While challenges remain in some markets, Chief Procurement Officers on balance are increasingly confident; especially in the consumer business, banking, pharmaceuticals, and business services sectors, according to a recent study by Deloitte in collaboration with executive search firm Odgers Berndtson....

India – Recruitment platform Talentpad acquires rival

7 May 2015

Talentpad, a Delhi-based recruitment platform for mid-level and senior professional roles, has acquired Bengaluru-based recruitment and candidate assessment platform OptimizedBits for an undisclosed sum, reports the Economic Times of India.

With this acquisition, Talentpad will embed a centralised assessment...

India – Talent communities an important aspect of recruitment

7 May 2015

Nearly 61% of organisations are engaging passive talent through talent communities, in order to build a robust talent pipeline, according to a recent study from IT community platform TechGig.com.

Of these organisations, 12% said that these communities have also helped them in building their brand and...

Australia – Healthcare Australia acquires Randstad’s regional care recruitment business

6 May 2015

Healthcare Australia (HCA), a privately owned healthcare recruitment firm, announced today that they are acquiring Randstad Care, the Healthcare & Community Care business of Dutch staffing firm Randstad, reports medianet.com.au.

The acquisition will allow HCA; which provides nurses, midwives, carers,...