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India – Staffing sector should be licensed

10 August 2015

The President of the Indian Staffing Federation (ISF), Rituparna Chakraborty, has called for the implementation of a licensing system for India’s staffing industry, due the speed at which new staffing companies are being created, reports deccanherald.com.Speaking with the Deccan Herald, she said:...


Australia – UK recruitment firm seeks international cricketer for Aussie rivals

10 August 2015

Following Australia’s defeat during the fourth Ashes test, UK-based job board Guru Careers has taken it upon themselves to lend their antipodean rivals a helping hand by trying to recruit an international cricketer on their behalf.The tongue-in-cheek job advert is offering the job to those who pl...


Japan – Fullcast Holdings’ temporary staffing business reports growth

7 August 2015

Japanese staffing firm Fullcast Holdings (4848: JP) reported revenue for the six months ending 30 June 2015 of JPY 10.5 billion (USD 84.4 million), an increase of 11.6% compared with JPY 9.4 billion (USD 75.6 million) during the same period last year.   1H15 1H14 Change Reve...


Japan – Technical recruiter Altech reports growth

7 August 2015

Japanese technical staffing firm Altech (4641: JP) reported revenue for the six months ending 30 June 2015 of JPY 11 billion (USD 87.8 million), an increase of 13.1% compared with JPY 9.7 billion (USD 77.6 million) during the same period last year.    1H15 1H14 Change R...


Australia – Demand for executives up, good indicator for employment growth

7 August 2015

Demand for executives in Australia increased by 5% in July 2015 compared with the same month last year, according to executive search firm E.L Consult. On a month-on-month basis demand also increased by 5%.Grant Montgomery, Managing Director of E.L Consult, said this month’s increase was a good f...


India – Recruitment entrepreneur announces new staffing venture

7 August 2015

Indian politician and recruitment entrepreneur K Pandiarajan has announced that he is setting up another staffing firm, reports The Times of India.Mr Pandiarajan established his first company, Ma Foi Management Consultants, in 1992. In 2004 he sold a majority stake in the business to Dutch staffi...


Australia – Bluefin Resources Group to be acquired by Japan’s Outsourcing Inc.

6 August 2015

Japanese staffing firm Outsourcing Inc. (2427: JP) today announced that it has acquired Australia-based recruitment firm Bluefin Resources Group.Established in 2003, Bluefin Resources employs 50 staff across locations in Sydney and Melbourne. The company provides specialist recruitment services i...


Australia – Single national regulation of employment services needed, says RCSA

6 August 2015

Following the arrest of three men in Melbourne, charged with a series of offences related to an alleged immigration and recruitment scam, Australia’s Recruitment & Consulting Services Association (RCSA) has called for the implementation of a single national framework for the regulation of the...


Australia – Jobseekers facing less competition as vacancy numbers rise

6 August 2015

The number of jobs advertised across Australia increased by 11.2% in July 2015, compared with the same month last year, according to the latest Employment Report from Australian job board SEEK. Month-on-month the number of jobs advertised increased marginally by 0.1%.While most states remained br...


China – English-speakers in high demand

6 August 2015

Chinese jobseekers with fluency in English are seeing exponential growth in pay and hiring demand from multinational corporations (MNCs), according to the China Salary Guide 2015 from recruitment firm ZW HR Consulting.China’s significant growth and development has been greatly influenced by MNCs...