Will Sunday trading be legalised for French hardware stores?

The 2013/09/30 at 15:21
On the one hand, employees of the French hardware stores Castorama and Leroy-Merlin are keen to work on Sundays, on the other hand, the government bans Sunday trading save a few exceptions. Meeting on 30 Sep...

Hervé Boulhol, Economist at the OECD: “Developed countries are exiting the crisis”

The 2013/09/05 at 12:21
An interview with Hervé Boulhol, Economist at the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in charge of France for the Department of Economic Affairs (for six years).

French border dwellers in Switzerland: the end to a French exception that will hamper the economy of three regions

The 2013/07/23 at 08:24
As of 1 June 2014, the 137,000 French border dwellers who cross the Swiss border every day will have the...

France’s Confidence Pact: French CCIs expectant

The 2013/05/06 at 07:55
French CCIs expect a great deal from the Confidence Pact that President François Hollande wishes to sign...

DIHK - Tax increase: 1% more equals 200,000 fewer jobs

The 2013/04/18 at 08:34
Taxation and high incomes are at the heart of the German electoral debate. The DIHK, the federation of German CCIs, estimates that if the opposition parties are victorious, there is a risk that the country’s...

Come and invest in the south of France: The Languedoc-Roussillon, a business growth accelerator

The 2013/04/12 at 08:35
30,000 new inhabitants every year, 300 days of sunlight per year, France’s number four spot for research...

German CCIs oppose the introduction of a German minimum wage

The 2013/03/22 at 08:36
A taboo for company heads, the idea of introducing a minimum wage in Germany is increasingly bandied abo...

Telecommuting breaks through in French companies

The 2013/03/21 at 08:17
Obstacles to telecommuting in France are being cleared away, slowly but surely. This work mode presents ...

The European professional card, a new passport for jobs

The 2013/02/11 at 08:27
The last bolt clamping down the European employment market is about to be unscrewed. Soon, the recognition of degrees, professional experience and qualifications is to be simplified by the creation of a Euro...

Europe’s neglected Eastern countries

The 2013/01/18 at 08:08
At a time when all gazes are turned towards Europe’s Southern countries, former Soviet countries are on ...

French VSE and SME heads disappointed by the reintroduction of tax on overtime

The 2012/09/14 at 08:21
Since 1 September, tax exemption on overtime has been abolished. French President François Hollande hopes to inject new energy into employment in this way. Yet VSEs and SMEs consider this measure “surprising...

Immigration will no longer cover German job market needs by 2015

The 2012/09/07 at 07:55
Never have so many jobseekers from southern European countries ventured across the Rhine to try their luck in Germany. Unlike their forerunners from the 1960s coming to take part in the German economic mirac...

German employment on the rise but also widening inequalities

The 2012/08/29 at 08:32
Known as the land of precarious employment, with mini-jobs earning monthly wages of 400 euros, part-time work for women and the absence of a minimum wage rate, Germany has nonetheless progressed in creating ...

Self-employed professionals, the pillars of the German economy

The 2012/07/09 at 08:00
Architects, doctors, chartered accountants, but also environmental consultants and consultant engineers…...

Clandestine work declines in Germany

The 2012/07/03 at 07:00
While in other European countries affected by the crisis, clandestine work is spreading, this shady part...

Germany: the social decline behind its economic sparkle

The 2012/05/03 at 06:50
A high price to pay for the country's competitiveness policy.

Germany suffering from a shortage of apprentices

The 2012/04/05 at 06:10
The German apprenticeship model is tottering, imperilled by demographic shrinkage and a changing educati...

SCOP: Towards a fairer business model

The 2012/04/03 at 12:18
Cooperative and participative enterprises (or SCOPs in French) where employees are majority shareholders are in. At a time when shareholding companies are looked upon warily, SCOPs are seducing more and more...

No borders in male-female inequalities

The 2012/03/29 at 05:40
No solution seems to have been found for significantly reducing inequalities in Europe.

Volkswagen revs up its staff numbers

The 2012/03/28 at 05:40
To ensure its supremacy on global markets, the German manufacturer, which created 28,000 jobs in 2011, f...

Economic retrenchments: "The legislator needs to review the definition of the motive"

The 2012/03/19 at 13:05
On 11 April, the Cour de Cassation (final court of appeal) is to give its decision on the case of the downsizing plan of software editor Viveo. Sylvain Niel, Managing Partner of the Fidal firm and President ...

Young Spaniards forced to emigrate

The 2012/03/15 at 06:40
Over 300,000 persons have left Spain since the start of the crisis.

Germany introduces a legal minimum salary

The 2012/03/13 at 06:40
A legal minimum salary for all at 8.50 euros per hour: a revolution is afoot in Germany, where one out of five employees works for 6 to 7 euros.

Spain reforms its employment market

The 2012/02/17 at 06:50
A new bill has been passed, with the aim of reducing dismissal costs and bringing greater flexibility to businesses.

No bright spell for the Spanish economy before June 2013

The 2012/02/13 at 06:50
Austerity measures alone will not suffice. Growth stimulus remains essential for avoiding economic asphyxia.

Recruitment: interview with Philippe Perret, Managing Direcor of Menway

The 2012/02/06 at 11:45
Chiefly specialised in individual and collective recruitment, the company Menway is seeking to develop its presence in French regions, and in the long term, overseas.

France’s job-creating sectors: a comparison with Germany

The 2012/01/25 at 06:50
Overview from Isabelle Bourgeois, Researcher at the CIRAC.

Employee share ownership riding high in Britain

The 2012/01/24 at 06:50
Liberal Democrat Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg has invited British companies to develop the employee ...

In Germany, temp agencies struggle to find candidates

The 2012/01/09 at 06:55
Germany’s employment market boom has resulted in the poaching of temp workers from temp agencies by their clients

France: scanning the future employment market

The 2011/12/27 at 06:40
“What will the French employment market be like in 20 years?” The Centre d’Analyse Stratégique has endea...

Spain, champions for overqualified workers

The 2011/12/19 at 06:45
31 % of those with tertiary training hold jobs inferior to their qualifications.

Why doesn’t Germany have a minimum salary?

The 2011/12/12 at 06:45
Germany is one of the rare European countries not to have a minimum salary.

Gender diversity: The quota issue

The 2011/11/18 at 06:40
Si le mot reste tabou, c’est parce qu’il renvoie à une sélection des individus qui ne serait pas basée sur le seul mérite.

Isabelle Bourboulon: "In France, work has a very strong social function”

The 2011/11/10 at 06:00
In France, suffering at work is no longer a taboo subject.

Great Britain to possibly reform rules on unfair dismissals

The 2011/11/04 at 06:40
The British Chambers of Commerce support a controversial proposal whose impact includes backing the economy on the other side of the Channel.

Video: Meet the French Minister of Labour in Paris

The 2011/09/26 at 08:22
On September 26 and 27, the G20 Ministers of Labour and Employment will held a meeting in Paris. This meeting is a follow up of the preceeding meeting held in Washington back in April 2010. Facing with the w...

Macif sets an example to follow in diversity in the workplace

The 2011/09/07 at 14:07
Thanks to the signing of various agreements, the mutual insurance company Macif can proudly display exem...

The AIRIA group continues its policy of investments in human and material means

The 2011/07/06 at 14:41
As a frontline subcontractor of major plane constructors, the Airia group has savoir-faire allowing it t...

Professional integration: changing the perception of disability

The 2011/03/02 at 08:52
Aiming to promote the integration of disabled persons in workplaces, AGEFIPH carries out a role of fund ...

Umbrella company services: close-range support

The 2011/02/01 at 11:36
Specialising in consultancy activities, the umbrella service company Himalaya Conseil is experiencing gr...

Translation, interpreting, training - Turning foreign languages into an asset

The 2010/10/05 at 10:30
With its vast network of specialists, the Elan Langues group meets various linguistic needs, from traini...

CEGEP of Sept-Îles - Training programmes adapted to the job pool

The 2010/09/02 at 14:31
The Quebecois public education system includes an original type of establishment, the CEGEP, a prelimina...

Groupe JAM: a springboard to enthusiasm

The 2010/06/30 at 10:48
An expert on investments in China, Christian Didier has been a France-based consultant employee at JAM s...

CEGEP de La Pocatière: a passport to the business world

The 2010/05/03 at 14:13
The CEGEP de La Pocatière offers initial and continuing education courses in vocational and technical do...

Family businesses: greater wellbeing, lower pay

The 2010/03/29 at 13:01
Whilst employees in family businesses often benefit from favourable working conditions, their salaries a...

European chambers of commerce in favour of employment

The 2010/02/26 at 14:18
The setting up of a centre to advise, guide and assess professionals, a mentoring programme to integrate...

Nice-Sophia Antipolis University and IUT-companies: a winning partnership

The 2009/10/28 at 14:33
France’s third biggest Technological University with 2,800 students and 10 faculties, Nice-Côte d’Azur i...

Foreign Chambers in Thailand: human resources and the economic crisis

The 2009/10/28 at 10:11
To gauge the impact of the crisis on human resources, eight foreign Chambers of Commerce based in Thaila...

Employment: France, a land of investors

The 2009/10/08 at 12:48
For over eight years, the Invest in France Agency (IFA or Agence Française pour les Investissements Inte...

The employment situation worsens in Europe

The 2009/03/31 at 13:43
Whilst recession is settling over Europe, the employment situation is becoming increasingly worrying. Un...

University of Paris Ouest Nanterre-La Défense: the university partner for companies

The 2009/02/02 at 11:35
By developing a real business plan, CREFOP has redefined its vocational training offer and furthered its...

Maesina International Search: finding Mr/Ms Right

The 2008/10/30 at 10:23
Since its creation in 1973, Maesina International Search has been on the hunt for potential candidates i...

JM Cathala Conseils: "Promising careers in the agro-alimentary sector"

The 2008/09/29 at 11:05
The agro-alimentary industry is amongst the top French exporters. This dynamic sector is recruiting staf...

Temporary employment: the employment partner

The 2008/04/02 at 11:17
ADIA was founded 50 years ago and defines itself today as the recruitment and human resources specialist...

AD'Missions: autonomy and security

The 2007/10/01 at 12:47
Combining the advantages of independence and salaried employment, umbrella service companies in France n...

Atrix: confidential recruitment

The 2007/08/29 at 09:45
A specialist in direct headhunting, Atrix draws on its considerable investigative powers to recruit, in ...

The British Chambers of Commerce take the HR road

The 2007/06/10 at 13:48
Ever in tune with the needs of its members, the national network of British Chambers of Commerce (BCC) i...

Recruitement: where human potential comes first

The 2007/06/08 at 12:56
Founded in 1992 and with offices in Paris, Lyon, Lille, Bordeaux and Toulouse, Opteaman is France’s lead...

Umbrella services: connecting businesses and people

The 2007/06/08 at 12:04
By providing the link between companies and professionals,Links Conseil enables its clients to better ma...

International arm of ANPE: guide to mobility

The 2007/05/04 at 13:05
The EEI, international arm of ANPE, the French national employment agency, is a one-stop office open on the one hand to candidates looking for work abroad, and on the other, to foreign companies seeking to r...

Specialist recruitment: Hays set on international expansion

The 2007/01/02 at 11:41
The vast recruitment market includes a handful of international leaders, amongst them the British group,...

Interview with Vice-President of Mercuri Urval’s French subsidiary

The 2006/11/02 at 10:57
Active in 22 countries, Swedish international executive recruitment agency, Mercuri Urval, employs over ...

Redeployment: sound restructuring practices

The 2006/04/03 at 09:23
The redeployment sector has grown significantly since the 1990s and includes advisory firms at a nationa...

Corporate restructuring: legislating for change

The 2006/04/03 at 09:19
Redundancy, whether potential or effective, is currently front-page news. The legislation governing rest...

New business start-ups - Managers to the fore

The 2004/04/02 at 12:49
To create a new business successfully takes a hefty dose of motivation combined with a great deal of pre...

Busines bridge - A new start

The 2004/01/02 at 13:24
The département of Lot-et-Garonne conducted a campaign in the greater Paris region from 17 to 30 Novembe...

Restructuring - A new life for businesses

The 2004/01/02 at 12:08
Restructuring programmes, mergers, site closures, redundancy schemes and personnel redeployment are now ...

Employment - Recruiting for jobs abroad: the ANPE offers its services

The 2003/07/02 at 09:13
The Agence Nationale pour l'Emploi en France (ANPE - the French national employment agency) has develope...

Recrutment - Hiring partner

The 2002/10/05 at 19:39
A recognized specialist in the employment market, the Association pour l'Emploi des Cadres, or APEC (Ass...

Recruitment abroad - Raring to go?

The 2002/04/05 at 12:09
The idea of working abroad seems tempting. But where, and how? Espace Emploi International is there to h...

Oise - Working locally for full employment

The 2001/03/05 at 12:48
Read our article Oise - Working locally for full employment

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