Member of the Month

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Kompetensföretagen

Kompetensföretagen is the industry and employer organization for companies with activities in recruitment, restructuring and staffing in Sweden. Approximately 1.8 percent of Sweden’s working population worked for one of Kompetensföretagen’s member companies in 2021. The organisation strives for enabling work that combines security, freedom, development and competitiveness, and to do so with professionalism, innovation and respect.

Kompetensföretagen

Kompetensföretagen is the industry and employer organization for companies with activities in recruitment, restructuring and staffing in Sweden. Approximately 1.8 percent of Sweden’s working population worked for one of Kompetensföretagen’s member companies in 2021. The organisation strives for enabling work that combines security, freedom, development and competitiveness, and to do so with professionalism, innovation and respect.

World Employment Conference 2022 - The recap

World Employment Conference 2022 - The recap

Worker's story

Worker's story

Providing opportunities for disabled people

When diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, Knut had to give up his job as a taxi driver. Having no formal education, he feared he could not find a new job and secure income. Thanks to the support of a temporary work agency, he secured a full-time position in warehousing and logistics at an energy technology company.

Providing opportunities for disabled people

When diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, Knut had to give up his job as a taxi driver. Having no formal education, he feared he could not find a new job and secure income. Thanks to the support of a temporary work agency, he secured a full-time position in warehousing and logistics at an energy technology company.

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"Making better matches" How the private employment services industry helps...

"Making better matches" How the private employment services industry helps to reduce labour and skills shortages in Europe.

Skills and labour shortages are a topic of growing predominance and concern for employers and policymakers across Europe. They risk hampering economic growth and job creation while also limiting labour market participation. This Strategic Issue Paper by the World Employment Confederation-Europe analyses the exact breath and depth of the situation and makes recommendations around four pillars to reform labour markets...
Skills and labour shortages are a topic of growing predominance and concern for employers and policymakers across Europe. They risk...

Global Labour Market shortages Statistical Briefing

Global Labour Market shortages Statistical Briefing

How real are labour shortages? Check out our statistical briefing which provides you with the latest statistics around labour scarcity & insights on the evolution of vacancy numbers and rates by countries and sectors.

How real are labour shortages? Check out our statistical briefing which provides you with the latest statistics around labour scarcity & insights on the evolution of vacancy numbers and rates by countries and sectors.

Topics

Skills

Skills

Labour markets in Europe are changing at a fast pace, requiring people to adapt and constantly develop their skills and qualifications if they want to remain employable. Companies increasingly struggle to find people with the skills they need. Beyond basic competences and trade-specific skills, digital skills are gaining in importance in many economic sectors, as are social and interpersonal skills.
Labour markets in Europe are changing at a fast pace, requiring people to adapt and constantly develop their skills and...

Global Labour Market Fact Sheet 2022

Global Labour Market Fact Sheet 2022

 

Want to find out how the labour force participation rate evolves? Or see the difference in employment growth by contract type? Dive into our Global Labour Market Fact Sheet to find out! This fact sheet provides a comprehensive overview of regional and global labour markets based on statistics from various international organisations (ILO, World Bank, OECD, etc.). It is updated on an annual basis. 

 

Want to find out how the labour force participation rate evolves? Or see the difference in employment growth by contract type? Dive into our Global Labour Market Fact Sheet to find out! This fact sheet provides a comprehensive overview of regional and global labour markets based on statistics from various international organisations (ILO, World Bank, OECD, etc.). It is updated on an annual basis. 

Stay updated on WEC-Europe's activities!

Stay updated on WEC-Europe's activities!



Private Employment Services Industry

Private Employment Services Industry

Over the years the private employment services industry has grown to provide a variety of labour market services. Its history dates back to the 19th century, but the industry truly started to grow after the second world war. As labour was in short supply, private employment agencies started to operate to fill gaps within labour markets by matching workers with...
Over the years the private employment services industry has grown to provide a variety of labour market services. Its history...
How the HR services industry creates more value for the world of work

opinion piece

How the HR services industry creates more value for the world of work

The Covid-19 pandemic has led people to reflect on their lives and priorities, in particular towards work. At a moment when labour shortages are becoming increasingly critical, employers have to take these new expectations into account if they are to attract the talents that they need. This is where the HR Services Industry has a role to play, explains Bettina...
The Covid-19 pandemic has led people to reflect on their lives and priorities, in particular towards work. At a moment...
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