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Japan – Employers required to set targets for female employment

31 August 2015

The Diet passed a bill Friday aiming to promote the role of women in the workplace, along with greater female participation in the economy at a time when the country’s population is expected to shrink further, according to the Japan Times.The law will oblige companies with 301 or more employees,...


Hong-Kong – Mid-level trilingual professionals in high demand

31 August 2015

The recruitment market in Hong Kong saw a steady level of activity in the first half of 2015 and mid-level, trilingual professionals were the most sought-after candidates, according to the latest market update from international recruiter Robert Walters released today.Due to uncertainty in the gl...


Malaysia – The emergence of the Chief Resourcing Officer

31 August 2015

Malaysian news site HumaResourcesOnline.net conducted an interview with Nora Abd Manaf, group chief human capital officer at Maybank. Abd Manaf diagnoses the challenge all HR leaders are grappling with, and predicts the role is evolving towards a “chief resourcing officer” profile.Nora Abd Manaf...


Middle-East and North Africa – Boyden predicts future growth will come from the region

31 August 2015

The latest strategic insights from Executive Search firm Boyden have revealed that the Middle East and North Africa will become one of the fastest growing regions on the planet in terms of economic growth by 2025, as reported by the new site Zawya.com.With over 70 years of experience and operatin...


Japan – Outsourcing Inc. acquires European IT recruitment firms

28 August 2015

Japanese staffing firm Outsourcing Inc. (2427: JP) this week announced that it has acquired a 65% stake in UK and Belgium-based Ntrinsic Holdings Ltd and Ntrinsic Consulting Resources Ltd, making them subsidiaries.The companies are specialist providers of independent, freelance Oracle consultants...


India – Forum for talent acquisition professionals launched

28 August 2015

India’s National Association of Software and Services Companies (NASSCOM) has launched a nationwide programme for talent acquisition professionals in the IT business process management (IT-BPM) sector, reports daijiworld.com.The Talent Acquisition Professionals (TAP) Forum, which was launched by...


New Zealand – AWF Madison appoints CFO

28 August 2015

New Zealand-based temporary staffing provider AWF Madison (AWF: NZX) today announced that Nick Williams has been appointed Group Chief Financial Officer. He replaces Paul Mens, who will step down on 23 October 2015.Mr Williams joined AWF Madison in August 2014 as Financial Controller and will ass...


Brazil - Services sector creates thousands of jobs, stemming rising unemployment

28 August 2015

The creation of 30,000 jobs in Brazil’s services sector has stemmed the rising unemployment rate in the country’s Great ABC region, an industrial region in Greater São Paulo. Most of the new jobs have been created in the banking and insurance, customer care, administration, and health and educati...


Australia – CML Group’s revenue boosted by non-recruitment division

27 August 2015

Australian finance, payroll, and employment solutions provider CML Group (CGR: ASX) today reported revenue for the year ending 30 June 2015 of AUD 162.2 million (USD 115.5 million), an increase of 16% compared with AUD 139.4 million (USD 99.3 million) the previous year.    FY 2015...


India – Two-thirds of recruiters expect job creation in H2 2015

27 August 2015

Two-thirds (66%) of recruiters expect new jobs to be created in the second half of 2015, a slight dip compared to the 69% in the first half of 2015, according to the Naukri Hiring Outlook Survey August 2015, reports The Economic Times of India.The half yearly survey, which gauges the hiring senti...