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Rest of the World Legs & Regs Advisor May 2014

30 June 2014

  • Read our latest legal update in association with the Ius Laboris network
  • We have covered a variety of judicial developments, including labour reforms and court rulings
  • Data has been gathered from across the Rest of the World

2014 Online Staffing Platform Landscape: Can more be better?

26 June 2014

  • We have identified 145 online staffing platform businesses operating around the world, including 33 “witkeys” (the Chinese variant of online staffing). There are actually likely to a larger number of tiny platform businesses we have not detected yet.
  • In 2013, only a fairly small number of... More

Professional Recruitment Trends Singapore Apr/May 2014

26 June 2014

  • Launching our index for professional recruitment in Singapore, in collaboration with APSCo
  • Also included is a selection of economic data for Singapore
  • Infographics on the Singapore labour market from the local Ministry of Manpower

A Look at New Zealand

23 June 2014

This report includes the information you should know before setting up in New Zealand, including:

  • The legal landscape.
  • Rules and Regulations surround temporary workers
  • The Middleman - Managed Service Providers

Sri Lankan Statistics

23 June 2014

This citation provides excellent sources for labour and migration statistics in Sri Lanka.


Buyer Survey: Recruiting Former Employees

20 June 2014

  • The top suggestion is to stay connected, particularly through a Linkedin or Facebook group
  • Several buyers suggested using social media to ensure that former employees are aware of current job openings
  • Buyers also suggested treating employees with honesty and professionalism, particularly as they... More

A Look at the Korean Contingent Workforce Environment

13 June 2014

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

2014 Contingent Buyers Survey: Best (and worst) decisions made by contingent workforce managers

12 June 2014

  • The most common “best decision” among buyers, by a large margin, was adopting VMS or MSP.
  • Contingent workforce organization and control was a recurring theme in the “best decision” responses.
  • The most common "worst decision" was “allowing local branches/managers to exercise... More

Rest of World Q4 Results

5 June 2014

  • Discover how listed staffing firms performed in Q4 2013.
  • Find out about activity levels and how turnover and net income have evolved.
  • See how the largest staffing firms fared.

Rest of World News Report May 2014

4 June 2014

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.