Region - Rest of World

Why Your Suppliers' Deals Should Matter

2 May 2012

ManpowerGroup’s recently announced $400 million RPO deal is just one of several contract-related announcements made recently. How do these affect the buyer of staffing services?


Employers’ Tax Wedge Rises Worldwide

2 May 2012

The percent of employment-related taxes rose throughout much of the world, according to a new report from the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development.


Australia Data Sources

13 April 2012

A list of data sources for Australia including:

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

Staffing in Pakistan (Links)

11 April 2012

  • List of staffing agencies
  • Main newspapers for job adverts
  • Jobsites and basic data

Largest Staffing Firms in Japan 2011

19 March 2012

  • Find out who dominated the fragmented Japanese staffing market
  • See which is the top foreign staffing firm
  • Read the list of the top 60 companies

Indian Staffing - Issues and Recommendations

2 March 2012

  • Indian market is growing 10-15% a year
  • Outline of issues facing the market
  • Brief outline of law involved

Japanese Data Sources

29 February 2012

A list of data sources for Japan including:

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

An Overview of the Indonesian Labour Market

13 February 2012

  • Reviews the largest national economy and one of the fastest growing economies in Southeast Asia.
  • Examines the economy and labour market
  • Discusses the shortage of skilled labour

Contingent Market Complexity: International Comparison

8 February 2012

  • Assesses contingent markets across five Continents
  • Shows which are markets are the least complex contingent markets and the easiest in which employers can develop a contingent workforce
  • Looks which are the most difficult.

The Wild Wild East

1 February 2012

We take a look at the unorganized but growing staffing industry in India. A new lobbying body is soon to be announced; plus an interview with the CEO of a 5,000-strong IT staffing and solutions firm.