Region - Rest of World

Forms of Work in Australia

10 December 2013

This citation examines forms of work in Australia. It includes a breakdown of the workforce, definitions and data.


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

Japanese Staffing Guide

5 December 2013

This citation sets out the nature of the Japanese market, looks at the business structure of temporary staffing, and the relationship of GDP to staffing growth.


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.


South American Skills Shortages

3 December 2013

Citation on skills shortages in South America, covering Brazil, Mexico, Chile and Colombia.


Citation - Trends from the Big Three

2 December 2013

See the trends suggested by:

  • Adecco
  • Randstad
  • ManpowerGroup

News Report November 2013

29 November 2013

Missed the news last month? Here is a quick overview of what happened in the staffing industry and the labour markets across Asia Pacific, Middle East & Africa and the Americas. Browse news by region and keep up to date with the latest financial reports, market trends and employment data. 


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