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NIKE, INC. announces leadership changes


Spillane was most recently the CEO and President of Umbro which Nike divested of last year. Spillane replaces Craig Cheek who will move to a global role as Vice President & GM of Nike’s Young Athletes where he will oversee strategy and drive growth supporting the company’s key categories around the world. “We are very pleased that Michael, a seasoned industry veteran, will lead us forward in China. His strong leadership, brand expertise and global experience will be instrumental in driving continued growth for Nike in this very important g... Read More »

Adecco employees run, cycle and swim millions of kilometres to improve the employability of young people


Adecco’s Win4Youth programme, now in its third year, is a sports and skill development initiative involving Adecco employees and clients worldwide. The main purpose of Win4Youth is to raise money for disadvantaged young people and improve their future chances of successfully entering the job market. At the same time, it allows Adecco employees to live the company’s values and keep fit. For every kilometre covered by an employee or client, the Adecco Group donates money to selected youth development projects around the world. The initiative w... Read More »

Regus and Shell launch first city-wide workhub trial


“Regus Express” workhubs are open for business in 70 Shell service stations in and around Berlin, with facilities ranging from wifi hotspots to docking stations, modern business lounges and meeting rooms. All services at the stations can be accessed with a Regus Businessworld Card. Regus is fast becoming the forerunner in 'third place' working - developing a global network of business services at non-traditional locations such as transport and retail hubs across Europe that cater specifically for flexible and mobile workers. Berlin has be... Read More »

Women in leadership: still a tough battle


With International Women's Day around the corner, "women in leadership" continues to be a hot topic, according to the findings of the latest Randstad Workmonitor. While 84% of employees worldwide believe in diverse and balanced male/female leadership teams, almost two-thirds (64%) of the respondents' employers have more male than female managers. These numbers run very high in China (90%), India (80%), Japan (78%) and Turkey (75%) where there are very few women in management roles. 46% globally would like to see more women in leadership positio... Read More »

Microsoft Mobilizes to Help European Youth


BRUSSELS - January 22, 2013 - Microsoft Corp. has announced the signing of Memoranda of Understanding with three pan-European organizations; the European Youth Forum, Telecentre Europe and Junior Achievement - Young Enterprise as part of its commitment to creating opportunities for 30 million young people across Europe. In addition to these three regional partnerships, Microsoft is also providing 27 grants to youth-focused non-profits in 25 countries across Europe. This announcement is part of Microsoft YouthSpark, a company-wide, global ini... Read More »

The year 2013 looks promising for the recruitment industry


Forecasts for the recruitment industry's coming year are positive.There are signs across the board which indicate an increase in turnover. The road to recovery from a recession is always tough but recruitment is one of the industries which is first to see the benefits of a growing economy. As business in the UK begins to return to pre-recession levels of activity, the first step taken by most will be recruitment. The graduate pool out there is larger, more diverse and richer than ever, and employers are looking to take advantage. Speaking o... Read More »

PostNL offers 1700 jobs for people distant from the labour market


27 March 2013 at 08:30 CET - The Hague – PostNL helps about 500 people distant from the labour market to get a job in mail delivery. This is the result of an agreement between PostNL, network organisation Locus and sector organisation Cedris. It concerns people from a social employment organisation or on welfare who will be working as a part-time mail deliverer. A similar previous agreement with Locus also offers jobs to more than 1,200 of such employees in the new parcel sorting and distribution centres. State Secretary Jetta Klijnsma of the ... Read More »

St. Petersburg to host first ever ASM route development training in CIS


For the first time ASM, the world route development consultants, are running a training course in the CIS region. This inaugural CIS programme gets off to flying start with not one, but two courses being held in St. Petersburg: The Fundamentals of Route Development, 5-6 February 2013 and a Traffic Forecasting Masterclass, 7-8 February 2013. ASM has over 15 years experience in running the industry's most recognised and highly regarded route development training programmes for airports and organisations interested in making route development h... Read More »

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