Temporary work

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Western Europe – The growth of part-time and temporary work will cause a “demographic crisis” says the British Sociological Association

Western Europe faces a demographic crisis caused by the growth of part-time and temporary work, the British Sociological Association.  Professor Andranik Tangian said that if current trends continued, by 2030 a “critical” situation would develop, with growing economic inequality and fewer births. At the root of this was the growth of the number of people … Continue reading

Temp Jobs in US – Expect surge to continue

The surge in contract and “temp” jobs since the recession ended is likely to continue, a range of experts have said, in part because of slack in the labor market and decisions by many corporations to maximize flexibility in their work force. CareerBuilder and Economic Modeling Specialists Intl. said in a new forecast on Thursday … Continue reading

India / 10 per cent of the overall workforce will work through various staffing companies in 2025

Temporary workforce in India’s organised sector is expected to swell up to 9 million over the next 10 years. The country at present has 1.3 million temporary workers in the organised sector. By 2025, it is expected that 10 per cent of the overall workforce in India could be working in a flexible capacity through … Continue reading

Seasonal employees / Wal-Mart hiring 70,000 – Kohl 53,000 and Target 70,000

On Monday, Wal-Mart said it would hire 55,000 seasonal associates while transitioning 35,000 current temporary workers to part-time status and moving another 35,000 employees from part-time to full-time. Last year, the mega-chain said it would add more than 50,000 holiday workers. Kohl’s said this month that it will hire 53,000 workers to handle demand through … Continue reading

US / had more temp workers than ever before: 2.7 million

In cities all across the country, workers stand on street corners, line up in alleys or wait in a neon-lit beauty salon for rickety vans to whisk them off to warehouses miles away. This is Chicago, New Jersey, Boston. Continue reading

Employment, Obamacare and Education

Even though the headline unemployment rate is falling, a large part of that drop is due to the precipitous plunge in the participation rate, as well as a rise in low-paying jobs. Curiously, it now seems a disproportionately high level of temporary jobs is no longer a precursor to economic recovery but is a new … Continue reading

India / Monster launches a section for temporary jobs

In order to facilitate both job-seekers and employers find contractual jobs/talent, job portal Monster India announced on Wednesday a new section. It hopes that the new section, Contract Jobs, for professional, contractual and temporary hiring in India would enable better access to the pool of talent looking for contractual employment and companies that look to … Continue reading

China / Tighter regulation on temporary workers conditions

China amended its labor law on Friday to ensure that workers hired through contracting agents are offered the same conditions as full employees, a move meant to tighten a loophole used by many employers to maintain flexible staffing. Contracting agencies have taken off since China implemented the Labor Contract Law in 2008, which stipulates employers … Continue reading

Alberta Coalition for Action on Labour Shortages | Calling on governments

Alberta business groups demand action on labour shortage – Calgary – CBC News A coalition of Alberta business groups is calling on the federal and provincial governments to work with industry to address labour shortages in western Canada. “Every sector of the economy will be hit hard by a shortage of workers,” said coalition spokesperson … Continue reading

SeaWorld hiring hundreds for seasonal jobs

If you’re looking to make a splash in a new job, SeaWorld is looking for you this week. The company’s three Central Florida theme parks — SeaWorld Orlando, Discovery Cove and Aquatica — hope to hire hundreds of seasonal employees at a big jobs event starting Tuesday… via SeaWorld hiring hundreds for seasonal jobs.

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