Region - Rest of World

Clients to Pay Back Wages to Contingents

1 August 2012

Five hospitality companies in South Dakota that used an employment agency will pay more than $124,000 in back wages to 293 workers, the U.S. Department of Labor reported. The firms will also pay $79,000 in penalties.


Contract Watch: RPO Deals

18 July 2012

Recruitment process outsourcing is becoming more prevalent as companies realize the benefits to their bottom line. Here are two recently announced deals.


Brazilian Data Sources

9 July 2012

A list of data sources for Brazil including:

  • Academic resources, applicable government departments
  • Laws and regulations, contingent workforce market data
  • Trade associations and other organisations

Largest Staffing Firms in Australia

2 July 2012

  • Skilled Group dominates the Australian staffing market with almost twice the market share of its closest rival.
  • 14 out of the top 25 firms are Australian-owned.
  • The ‘Big Three’ staffing firms do not dominate the Australian market quite to the extent that they dominate other staffing markets.... More

A Look at the Australian Temporary Workforce Environment

21 June 2012

  • Overview of the Australian legal landscape
  • Significance of collective bargaining agreements
  • Details on employers' statutory costs

Costs: Legislation to Add Costs and Risks in Japan

20 June 2012

Looming changes in Japan are set to tighten the regulation of both staffing agencies and the companies that use temporary agency workers, changes that will add to the cost and risk of using contingent workers. 


South Africa Data Sources

12 June 2012

A list of data sources for South Africa including:

  • Academic resources, applicable government departments
  • Laws and regulations, contingent workforce market data
  • Trade associations and other organisations

A Look at the Brazilian Temporary Workforce Environment

30 May 2012

  • Overview of the Brazilian legal landscape
  • Significance of collective bargaining agreements
  • Details on employers' statutory costs

Quiet Giant

23 May 2012

A look at the second-largest staffing market in the world: Japan.


Top 5 Staffing Companies per Major Market

2 May 2012

  • We have endeavored to capture the top five staffing firms for every major staffing market.
  • We have identified the market leaders in 26 countries
  • See who is a market leader in addition to  Adecco, Randstad and ManpowerGroup.