United Kingdom: Largest and Most Highly Skilled Talent Pool in Europe

Historically, and moving forward, the talent pool made available across the United Kingdom makes it an obvious market of choice for employers to launch and/or hub many regional workforce...

Israel: Strong Technology Sector Creates Alternative IT Hub

Israel remains one of the most attractive global contingent labor markets based on tax incentives for employers and less onerous labor laws. While relatively small compared to many other industrialized...

Middle East: Effects of Oil Slump on Workers across the Middle East and Africa

Oil companies are eliminating more jobs citing continued challenging market conditions for deep-water developments. Although some of the most recent cuts reported are from operations based in both the...

Switzerland: Retail Downturn May Lead to Hiring of More Temporary Workers

The downturn in the Swiss retail manufacturing sector has hit luxury watchmakers who are requesting discounted rates from their suppliers, in order to cope with the cost of labor...

The Contingent Labor Market in Poland

In this interview, Tomasz Bąk discusses the changing situation of outsourced services as well as challenges and opportunities for working in Poland. 1. How have outsourced services in Poland changed over...

Brexit Poses a Threat to Britain’s Available Talent

The pipeline of talent to UK firms may be in jeopardy as Brexit (an abbreviation of "British exit" which refers to the possibility of Britain's withdrawal from the European...

Ireland: On the Road to Economic and Employment Recovery

Ireland is forecast to experience robust growth during 2016 and 2017. Due in part to the country’s per capita GDP gradually returning to pre-financial crisis levels. Despite the still...

United Kingdom: Financial and Business Services Hiring Surges; Driven by Thriving Cyber Security Sector

This year began with UK employers more optimistic than the previous year, per the survey results from the first quarter 2016 Manpower Employment Outlook Survey (MEOS). The national seasonally...

United Kingdom: Continued Cuts to Workforce; Workers Seeking Jobs in Clean Energy Sector

Despite reducing its oil and gas workforce by more than 65,000 jobs in less than two years, U.K. oil and gas industry expects to continue cutting jobs and other...

UAE: Hiring Competitive and Optimistic for Banking and Finance Sector

In March of this year, online postings for job vacancies in the banking and finance industry rose by 38% year-over-year in the United Arab Emirates. A recent study suggests...