Region - Europe

Trends in Labour Arbitrage

15 April 2014

This report brings together three different management strands into one overarching theme and highlights important trends in each relating to the use of contingent workers.


Global Risk Assessment Framework

18 March 2014

As well as providing a Risk Framework, this Insight contains examples of how a Global Risk Assessment Framework can be applied directly in three important but highly diverse countries; the UK, Germany and India.


Temporary Staffing Trends, Developments and Forecasts

19 February 2014

  • A review of the latest significant temporary staffing trends and developments in Europe
  • Exclusive insights from the whole research team
  • On demand playback, approximately 1 hour

Information Technology Issues & Trends

13 December 2013

The aim of this report is to provide an overview of the current technology challenges facing staffing firms, as well as the opportunities available to them to reduce cost, better align IT with the business, and deliver more innovative services. 


The Rise of Online Work

9 December 2013

Get a view of how Online Work has developed over the last few years.

See which freelancers are in demand

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Global Contingent Market Estimate

6 December 2013

This insight provides an estimate of the size of the contingent market broken down by:

  • Temporaries/Temporary Agency Workers (TAW)
  • Other Temporaries
  • Independent Contactors
  • Statement of Work (SOW) Consultants

Skills Outlook

4 December 2013

This citation looks at the level of proficiency in  literacy, numeracy and problem solving in technology‑rich environments for the world's key staffing markets.


Citation - Trends from the Big Three

2 December 2013

See the trends suggested by:

  • Adecco
  • Randstad
  • ManpowerGroup

The Largest Online Staffing Platforms in 2013

27 November 2013

  • Three online staffing platforms have achieved global scope and a scale over the past several years: Elance, freelancer.com, and oDesk.
  • These three platforms continue to pursue strategies to capture more of the potential world market for bringing together remote, online freelancers (and microfirms)... More

2013 Staffing Company Survey: Staffing firms’ best and worst strategic decisions

26 November 2013

  • Asked about their strategic or tactical decision making
  • Staffing firms tell us their best decisions
  • And their worst