The agency work industry around the world - 2014 edition

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The Agency work industry around the world - Ciett 2014 Economic Report

The 2014 Ciett Economic Report gives an overview of the private employment services industry around the world based on data from 2012 and 2013. 

The role of temporary agency work and labour market transitions in Europe

 

 

A new report, published by Eurociett and UNI Europa – the social partners for the temporary agency work sector, demonstrates the positive role temporary agency work plays in facilitating transitions in the labour market. 

 

 

Download the full report here or the executive summary here. Translations available here.

The agency work industry around the world - 2012 edition [January 2012]

 

Ciett has published its 2012 Annual Economic Report, based on figures available for 2010. This report is the fifth of its kind to reveal that the agency work industry is one of the largest private employers in the world today, boasting 10.4 million workers employed on a daily basis, and global annual sales revenues in excess of € 247 billion.

 

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Adapting to Change (October 2011)

 

The Ciett/Boston Consulting Group study finds that the private employment sector stands for a number of characteristics that help labour markets to remain and become more efficient, and making it a valuable employment partner for governments, companies and workers in the decades to come. 

 

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The agency work industry around the world - 2011 edition [January 2011]

 

Ciett has published its 2011 Annual Economic Report, based on figures available for 2009. This report is the fourth of its kind to reveal that the agency work industry is one of the largest private employers in the world today, boasting just under 9 million workers employed on a daily basis, and global annual sales revenues in excess of € 203 billion.

 

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Temporary Staffing in CEE 2009 [December 2010]


A new report commissioned by Eurociett revealing a comprehensive picture of the temporary agency work sector in Eastern Europe. The study reported on the agency work market in 2009 for Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Hungary, Poland, Romania, Slovakia and Slovenia.

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Agency work industry around the world - 2010 Edition
[February 2010]

Ciett has just published its 2010 Annual Economic Report, based on figures available for 2008. This report is the third of its kind to reveal that the agency work industry is one of the largest private employers in the world today, boasting just over 9.5 million workers employed on a daily basis, and global annual sales revenues in excess of € 232 billion.

 

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Agency work industry around the world - 2009 Edition
[March 2009]

Ciett has just published its 2009 Annual Economic Report, based on figures available for 2007. This report is the second of its kind to reveal that the agency work industry is one of the largest private employers in the world today, boasting over 9.5 million workers employed on a daily basis, and global annual sales revenues in excess of € 230 billion.

 

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Temporary agency work as Leading Indicator
[February 2009]

Temporary agency work can be seen a good pragmatic, broad usage leading indicator since it is easy to understand, performs reasonably well in statistical analysis, while data are made available on a regular basis. The most plausible hypothesis is that temporary agency work and GDP correlate in real time. But since temporary agency work can be measured much more frequently, it can still function as a de facto leading indicator, in particular in those countries that collect information on a regular basis.

 

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Temporary agency work and collective bargaining in the EU
[December 2008]

A new report published by Eurofound reveals that temporary agency work [TAW] is, on the whole, highly regulated across the EU27 with a mix of legislation, collective labour agreements and instruments of self-regulation at national level. However, there are wide variations in what is regulated [e.g. reasons for using TAW, prohibited sectors, maximum length of assignment] and how this regulation is developed and implemented, most notably the role played by social dialogue.

 

Download the full report here and the executive summary here

More Work Opportunities for More People
[November 2007]

This report, based on research commissioned by Eurociett, and conducted with the support and assistance of Bain & Company, a global management-consulting firm, comprehensively investigates the private employment agency industry’s contribution to European labour markets.

 

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Mapping the globalisation of the Temporary Staffing industry
[October 2006]

Research carried out by the University of Manchester [UK] on the globalisation of staffing companies’ services.

 

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Temporary Agency Work in an enlarged European Union
[March 2006]

Study project carried out by the European Foundation for the Improvement of Living and Working Conditions in Europe, along with European sectoral social dialogue partners : UNI-Europa and Eurociett.

 

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Perspectives on the Staffing Industry
[May 2006]

Presentation given by Piethein Leune, ING, at the Ciett 2006 Annual Conference in Berlin.

 

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Economic Perspectives for the Agency Work Industry
[May 2003]

Presentation given by Boris Bernstein, Goldman Sachs, at the Ciett 2003 Annual Conference in Paris.


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Rationale of Agency Work
[December 2002]

Ciett study on European labour suppliers’ and demanders’ motives to engage in agency work.

 

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Orchestrating the Evolution of Private Employment Agencies towards a stronger society
[January 2000]

A McKinsey study on the potential contribution of private employment agencies to economic growth and employment in Europe.

 

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