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ManpowerGroup Lands First Temporary Staffing License In Vietnam

ManpowerGroup announced that it has become the first foreign-owned workforce solutions company to obtain the new Vietnamese Subleasing License. The new license is one of the most significant aspects of the new labour code adopted by the National Assembly of Vietnam; providing, for the first time, a set of comprehensive guidelines for the provision of […]

U.S. Lags World In Temporary Worker Protections

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U.S. Lags World In Temporary Worker Protections

By Michael Grabell ProPublica– For nearly six years, Limber Herrera has toiled as a temporary worker doing the same work for the same company in Mira Loma, Calif. About 40 hours a week, he unloads shipping containers for NFI2014one of the largest freight distribution firms in America2014moving goods that will eventually stock the shelves of […]

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Temporary Staffing Industry Indicators Mixed, SIA Pulse Survey

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Temporary Staffing Industry Indicators Mixed, SIA Pulse Survey

The outlook for the temporary staffing industry remains mixed although net new orders rebounded significant from an all-time low last month, according February’s Pulse Survey update by Staffing Industry Analysts. Temporary staffing revenue growth accelerated to 15% in January from 11% in December, according to the survey. However, a number of other indicators deteriorated and […]

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Death Of Temporary Worker: Bosses ‘Not Thinking Of Him As A Human Being’

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Death Of Temporary Worker: Bosses ‘Not Thinking Of Him As A Human Being’

By JIM MORRISE and CHIP MITCHELL, The Center For Public Integrity— By the time Carlos Centeno arrived at the Loyola University Hospital Burn Center in Chicago, more than 98 minutes had elapsed since his head, torso, arms and legs had been scalded by a 185-degree solution of water and citric acid inside a factory on this city’s southwestern […]

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Manpower Spots 4 Big Trends Transforming The Wide World Of Work

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Manpower Spots 4 Big Trends Transforming The Wide World Of Work

Manpower Inc., a global employment services firm and strategic partner of the 2013 annual meeting of the World Economic Forum, says it has spotted four important trends in the wide world of work. These four World of Work Mega Trends are transforming where, when, why and how individuals and companies work, according to Manpower. “In […]

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Hiring Temporary Talent Boosts Employment, Jobless Rate Unchanged

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Hiring Temporary Talent Boosts Employment, Jobless Rate Unchanged

Temporary talent is helping U.S. employers fill the gap rather than hiring full time employees. In a new report from ManpowerGroup, temporary workers, a significant component of a company’s needed flexible work model, remain key to jolting and sustaining business growth, as the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics today reported that the overall January jobless […]

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Job Search Engine Indeed.com Bought By Japan’s Recruit Co.

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Job Search Engine Indeed.com Bought By Japan’s Recruit Co.

Recruit Co. Ltd., a firm that once brought Japan’s government to its knees in a 1988 scandal, has purchased popular job search engine Indeed.com. Both Indeed and Recruit Co. are privately held companies. No dollar or yen value was given for the purchase. However, published reports speculate Recruit Co. may have paid as much as […]

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A Temporary Trap? Full Time Work Elusive For Young Workers

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A Temporary Trap? Full Time Work Elusive For Young Workers

ILO News– Temporary work can be a great way for young people to gain work experience while still studying or travelling. But, as the youth jobs crisis shows no signs of abating, temporary jobs have become, in many cases, an option of last resort. The use of temporary contracts for young workers has nearly doubled […]

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