Recent Updates

EU: Restrictions on temporary agency work must be lifted

December 17, 2014

European Court’s advocate general affirms European Union member states must remove restrictions on temporary agency work in national legislation and collective agreements.

Don’t turn your back; CW workforce is also HR’s responsibility

December 17, 2014

Human resources is responsible for the talent quality and productivity within an organization but the group does not consider your CW as part of the talent? What do you do?

Japanese election may mean big changes for temporary recruitment

December 17, 2014

Japan’s restrictive temp worker laws are more likely to be amended following the country’s recent snap election.

Web: Microsoft exempt from Canada’s new temp foreign worker program rules

December 17, 2014

Microsoft Canada has been granted an exemption that will allow the company to bring an unspecified number of temporary foreign workers to British Columbia as trainees without first looking for Canadians to fill the jobs, reports.

IT workforce predictions

December 17, 2014

CIO magazine lists six predictions for 2015, among them IT workers shifting their focus to contract/freelance work from regular employment. 

Webinar replay: How work gets done at Kraft Foods

December 17, 2014

This webinar replay covers how Kraft Foods is building a long-term third-party labor strategy to enable holistic workforce planning aligned to the company’s organizational goals. 

Stay Alert: M&A staffing deals have good, bad implications for you

December 16, 2014

Mergers and acquisitions among staffing suppliers can affect their clients, and there have been quite a few such deals as of late. 

UK tech staffing firm updates financial guidance

December 10, 2014

Tech staffing firm Parity Group (PTY: LSE) announced EBITDA will be in-line with current market expectations.

Meet America’s newest worker, Gen Z — Staffing Stream

December 10, 2014

Jim Link, chief HR officer for North America at Randstad, writes on Gen Z in The Staffing Stream.

IT organizations to add staff in 2015, report says

December 10, 2014

Most IT organizations plan to increase IT staff headcount in 2015, according to a report by Computer Economics.