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Career support for small business employees

Career support for small business employees

As Covid-19 forced many small businesses to furlough or permanently lay off employees, Career Management firm LHH understood the challenge for these employers to provide outplacement support. The company made a complimentary offer to help those businesses support their departing employees in this economically challenging period.

As Covid-19 forced many small businesses to furlough or permanently lay off employees, Career Management firm LHH understood the challenge for these employers to provide outplacement support. The company made a complimentary offer to help those businesses support their departing employees in this economically challenging period.

Coronavirus (Covid-19)

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Coronavirus (Covid-19)

Coronavirus (Covid-19)

The COVID-19 pandemic hitting the world in 2020 poses an unprecedented, major challenge to economies and societies around the world. It is severely impacting the private employment services sector which is working hard to weather the crisis and stand ready to accompany recovery. The primary concern of the World Employment Confederation and its members is to protect the health and...
The COVID-19 pandemic hitting the world in 2020 poses an unprecedented, major challenge to economies and societies around the world....

Member of the Month

Member of the Month

APESPE RH

APESPE RH is the national federation for private employment services providers in Portugal. Together its members represent 70% of the market. As in many countries, the federation defends the role that the sector can play in recovery from the Covid-19. In its recent “M7 Report”, APESPE RH outlines the appropriate regulation that would further unlock the contribution of the agency work sector to job creation and better functioning labour markets. Find out more by joining the event that APESPE RH is organising on 17 June with WEC-Europe!

APESPE RH

APESPE RH is the national federation for private employment services providers in Portugal. Together its members represent 70% of the market. As in many countries, the federation defends the role that the sector can play in recovery from the Covid-19. In its recent “M7 Report”, APESPE RH outlines the appropriate regulation that would further unlock the contribution of the agency work sector to job creation and better functioning labour markets. Find out more by joining the event that APESPE RH is organising on 17 June with WEC-Europe!

Digitalisation

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Digitalisation

Digitalisation

The digital revolution is affecting the world of work in many ways. Not only is it changing the nature of certain jobs, it is also disrupting the way work is offered, accessed and contracted. The growth of online platforms and the collaborative economy create new challenges regarding the protection of labour suppliers working through online platforms, and the need for...
The digital revolution is affecting the world of work in many ways. Not only is it changing the nature of...

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Responsible AI for Labour Market Matching

Responsible AI for Labour Market Matching

As the European Union sets out to promote the adoption of responsible AI, the World Employment Confederation-Europe brought together stakeholders to showcase and discuss how this can be done in a changing world of work. At our online event on 26 May, participants heard about real world examples and got insights from experts on how AI can be used to...
As the European Union sets out to promote the adoption of responsible AI, the World Employment Confederation-Europe brought together stakeholders...

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Deploying AI: EU to find right balance to build trust

Deploying AI: EU to find right balance to build trust

Responding to the European Commission’s public consultation on its approach to the deployment of Artificial Intelligence in Europe, the World Employment Confederation-Europe insists on the need for a balanced regulatory framework to address concerns related to the use of AI in HR services. The private employment services sector also makes proposals to increase trust in the deployment of the technology...
Responding to the European Commission’s public consultation on its approach to the deployment of Artificial Intelligence in Europe, the World...
Agency Work

Private Employment Services Industry

Agency Work

Agency Work

Agency work is an internationally recognised and regulated form of employment. The agency worker has an employment contract with the employment agency. They are then deployed to a user firm and work under the guidance and supervision of the user company. This “triangular employment relationship” improves allocation within the labour market. It allows workers to gain easy access to work...
Agency work is an internationally recognised and regulated form of employment. The agency worker has an employment contract with the...
Agency work markets during Covid-19

Agency work markets during Covid-19

Agency work markets during Covid-19

To get a clear picture of how the pandemic and subsequent economic shocks have affected agency work markets across the world, consult our regularly updated data brief.

To get a clear picture of how the pandemic and subsequent economic shocks have affected agency work markets across the world, consult our regularly updated data brief.

Social Innovation Stories

Social Innovation Stories

The Social Innovation Stories database of the World Employment Confederation offers concrete examples of how the private employment industry is making a difference in the new world of work by implementing new ways of working, learning and providing social protection. During the Covid-19 crisis, the sector has taken this commitment further and implemented even more innovative solutions to support workers and clients throughout this difficult period.

The Social Innovation Stories database of the World Employment Confederation offers concrete examples of how the private employment industry is making a difference in the new world of work by implementing new ways of working, learning and providing social protection. During the Covid-19 crisis, the sector has taken this commitment further and implemented even more innovative solutions to support workers and clients throughout this difficult period.

World of Work

World of Work

Work plays a central role in our lives and in our social identity. It not only represents a means to achieve economic independence, but is also a source of personal fulfillment and social inclusion.
Work plays a central role in our lives and in our social identity. It not only represents a means to achieve economic independence, but...
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