As my team compiled the profiles of the Staffing 100 Europe honourees this year, what stood out was the industry’s “coming back” power. From a decline of 11% in 2020, SIA forecasts the global staffing market will grow by 12% in 2021. We further forecast many important staffing markets in Europe and Asia will grow […]
In the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic and the associated business disruption, many companies are strategically analysing how to rebuild their talent pipelines. Beyond direct sourcing and managed services, organisations are looking to another possibility for their talent acquisition strategy: recruitment process outsourcing, or RPO.
As defined by SIA, RPO is the partial or full outsourcing […]
English-speaking countries dominate the least-complex market list.
Five European countries rank among the 10 least-complex staffing markets globally, according to analysis of 60 international markets’ merits and how complex setting up a contingent workforce programme in them is. The Netherlands and the UK tied with Australia as the least-complex markets in SIA’s 2021 rankings. Switzerland tied […]
The reputation of any staffing firm can be severely undermined when they fail to respond to those candidates who were unsuccessful in their application and surplus to requirements. And it is a practice that is still, sadly, far too common. For some, therefore, it might seem that the growing trend in candidate ghosting is simply […]
The Covid-19 pandemic showed the world just how dependent humanity is on technology. Where would individuals and businesses have been without ecommerce, Zoom calls and digital collaboration tools?
But one of the perennial problems we face worldwide is a tech talent shortage. For seven of the last 10 years in our CIO Survey, more than half […]
If recent world events have proved anything, it is the value and impact people have on an organization, and by extension, the value of the companies that help to supply those people — both temporary and permanent workers.
Personally, I defaulted to my knowledge and expertise to confront the challenges the pandemic brought to us and […]
Artificial intelligence plays an increasingly prominent role in the employment lifecycle from recruiting and onboarding to on-the-job training, personal development and even dismissals. In general, AI has been developed and deployed with very little oversight. However, given its reach and impact, there is a shift toward greater restrictions and regulation globally.
In December 2020, the Labour […]
There has never been a more turbulent time in the world of work than today. Last year saw some firms go out of business, many companies had to trim their workforces and still others hung on — barely. But the industry survived, with 2021 seeing a global growth rate of 12%.
Meet the executives who have […]
Whereas a contemporary “who’s who” list captures a snapshot in time, noting those of particular influence in a moment or a year, a Hall of Fame speaks to a greater
body of work. The Staffing 100 Europe Hall of Fame was launched in 2020 to honour luminaries whose contributions to the industry are deep and lasting. […]
European employers aren’t investing in new technology to support their remote workers, according to a survey by Ricoh Europe released in September.
It found that just 36% of European employers say their organisation has provided the tools and technology to maintain employee productivity while working from any location.
“Employers clearly value in-person collaboration — but they must […]