January 11, 2012


This week: A series of acquisitions brings Japan and APAC into the spotlight; U.K. businesses brace for more regulatory changes.

News: Eye on Japan

11 January 2012

A spate of acquisitions by large staffing providers point to a growing interest in the Japanese market — and Asia-Pacific as a whole.

U.K.: Providers Brace Themselves for Next Major Legislative Change

11 January 2012

After making considerable changes to their internal processes to comply with the Agency Workers Regulations, U.K. staffing agencies are preparing for another piece of far-reaching and potentially costly employment reform.

Peek Under the Hood: What CW Managers Might Ask Siri

11 January 2012

Contributing writer Jim Lanzalotto imagines how the iPhone’s Siri would respond to CW-related questions.

Around the Web: Training; Arbitration, Diversity

11 January 2012

Who’s job is it to train workers: the company that will benefit from their new skills or the government hoping to boost local employment?; NLRB rules on mandatory arbitration; Companies jump further on the diversity bandwagon by appointing chief diversity officers.