Member of the Month

Member of the Month

 

HPL

HPL is the national federation for private employment services agencies in Finland.

In 2019, the sector counted 1,308 agencies, providing work to 150,000 persons and totalling a market size in sales revenue of agency work of 2.6 billion €.

 

HPL

HPL is the national federation for private employment services agencies in Finland.

In 2019, the sector counted 1,308 agencies, providing work to 150,000 persons and totalling a market size in sales revenue of agency work of 2.6 billion €.

Code of Conduct

World Employment Confederation

Code of Conduct

Code of Conduct

Members of the World Employment Confederation are committed to the WEC Code of Conduct. This Code contains the Principles that ethical, quality and professional private employment services should deploy in the provision of their services. The principles include a ban on fee charging to jobseekers and workers, the appropriate use of personal data and dedication to compliance, social dialogue remedy,...
Members of the World Employment Confederation are committed to the WEC Code of Conduct. This Code contains the Principles that...

Work-To-Work Training Vouchers

Work-To-Work Training Vouchers

While many sectors came to a standstill because of the measures taken to contain the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, others were in dire need of staff with the right qualifications. Thanks to its bipartite training fund, the Dutch agency work sector was able to offer training vouchers to enable agency workers who had lost their jobs due to the Covid-19 crisis to reskill and find a new opportunity in a sector in demand.

While many sectors came to a standstill because of the measures taken to contain the outbreak of the Covid-19 pandemic, others were in dire need of staff with the right qualifications. Thanks to its bipartite training fund, the Dutch agency work sector was able to offer training vouchers to enable agency workers who had lost their jobs due to the Covid-19 crisis to reskill and find a new opportunity in a sector in demand.

Do we all need a career coach? Experts' insights from the World Employment Conference 2021

Do we all need a career coach? Experts' insights from the World Employment Conference 2021

In complex and fast evolving labour markets, it takes more than a couple of training classes a year to futureproof long-term employability. What’s the secret for people in figuring out their next career move, for employers to retain their talent and for governments to keep unemployment at bay? The experts present at the World Employment Conference 2021 believe that career coaching is the answer.

In complex and fast evolving labour markets, it takes more than a couple of training classes a year to futureproof long-term employability. What’s the secret for people in figuring out their next career move, for employers to retain their talent and for governments to keep unemployment at bay? The experts present at the World Employment Conference 2021 believe that career coaching is the answer.

Career Management - Adding Value Throughout the Work Life Journey

Career Management - Adding Value Throughout the Work Life Journey

Career Management is one sector within the private employment services industry that provides services supporting the mobility and development of both individuals and organisations. Adding value at every stage of the work life journey, career management solutions contribute to smooth labour markets and fulfilling work experiences; benefiting enterprises, individuals and society as a whole.

Career Management is one sector within the private employment services industry that provides services supporting the mobility and development of both individuals and organisations. Adding value at every stage of the work life journey, career management solutions contribute to smooth labour markets and fulfilling work experiences; benefiting enterprises, individuals and society as a whole.

Topics

Labour Market Regulations and Diverse Forms of Work

Labour Market Regulations and Diverse Forms of Work

Labour market regulation is key to ensure rights and certainty for workers and employers in their employment relationships. Labour law and employment protection legislation provide a framework for the functioning, flexibility and quality of the labour market.
Labour market regulation is key to ensure rights and certainty for workers and employers in their employment relationships. Labour law...

Road to Recovery

Road to Recovery

The Private Employment Services Industry – associated through the World Employment Confederation – stands ready to play its part in the re-activation of the economy following the Covid-19 pandemic. This policy paper presents how the industry seeks to partner with workers, businesses, and society to shape the Road to Recovery in the wake of the pandemic.

The Private Employment Services Industry – associated through the World Employment Confederation – stands ready to play its part in the re-activation of the economy following the Covid-19 pandemic. This policy paper presents how the industry seeks to partner with workers, businesses, and society to shape the Road to Recovery in the wake of the pandemic.

WEC Awards 2021 - Announcement of the finalists

WEC Awards 2021 - Announcement of the finalists

The finalists of the WEC Awards 2021 are known! Our Managing Director, Denis Pennel, reveals who made it to the final stage in competing for our three awards: “Leadership in Social Innovation”, “Outstanding Advocacy” and “Rising Federation”. The winners will be known on December 9th.

The finalists of the WEC Awards 2021 are known! Our Managing Director, Denis Pennel, reveals who made it to the final stage in competing for our three awards: “Leadership in Social Innovation”, “Outstanding Advocacy” and “Rising Federation”. The winners will be known on December 9th.

Development of the agency work sector during the Covid-19 pandemic

Development of the agency work sector during the Covid-19 pandemic

The Covid-19 pandemic that hit the world in 2020 has posed an unprecedented, major challenge to economies and societies around the world. It has severely impacted the private employment services sector which has been working hard to weather the crisis and has stood ready to accompany recovery. For a clear picture of how the pandemic and subsequent economic shocks are affectin agency work markets across the world, consult our regularly updated data brief.

The Covid-19 pandemic that hit the world in 2020 has posed an unprecedented, major challenge to economies and societies around the world. It has severely impacted the private employment services sector which has been working hard to weather the crisis and has stood ready to accompany recovery. For a clear picture of how the pandemic and subsequent economic shocks are affectin agency work markets across the world, consult our regularly updated data brief.

Workers' stories

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Workers' stories

The private employment services sector contributes to building more resilient and inclusive labour markets, notably by supporting transitions and facilitating access for less represented groups. But first and foremost, it has a direct impact on the lives of millions of workers across the world. Here are their stories.
The private employment services sector contributes to building more resilient and inclusive labour markets, notably by supporting transitions and facilitating...
Social Impact Report 2021

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Social Impact Report 2021

Through workers’ stories and data collected from its members, the World Employment Confederation demonstrates in its Social Impact Report 2021 the positive contribution that the private employment services sector across the world makes in building more resilient and inclusive labour markets. In the context of the Covid-19 pandemic, the sector takes its role in driving social innovation and social purpose...
Through workers’ stories and data collected from its members, the World Employment Confederation demonstrates in its Social Impact Report 2021...
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