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  • WUPPERTAL, Germany, Nov 6- For more than 130 years, Knipex, a family-owned company in western Germany, has made pliers for craftsmen around the world. It shows how companies in Europe's biggest economy are increasing their efforts to adapt to a long-heralded shortage of people of working age now that an economic upturn has driven employment and vacancies to...

  • NEW YORK, Oct 28- Investors have punished staffing firms including On Assignment, Robert Half International, TrueBlue and Heidrick& Struggles so far this earnings season on worries about a slowdown in hiring. It forecast fourth-quarter revenue growth of 5.3 percent to 7 percent which was short of Wall Street expectations for 7.6 percent annual growth,...

  • AMSTERDAM, Oct 25- Randstad, the world's second-largest staffing agency, beat market forecasts for core earnings on Tuesday and said that if it can get its offer for Monster Worldwide accepted by more than 50 percent of shareholders it will succeed. The Dutch group is facing opposition from U.S. newspaper operator MediaNews Group Inc, controlled by hedge fund...

  • Seeing a pickup in growth in the US: Randstad Holding CEO

    Randstad Holding CEO, Jacques van den Broek says the firm saw a “slight improvement” in third-quarter earnings compared to its previous period.

  • Randstad Holding’s offer for Monster is fair: CEO

    Randstad Holding CEO, Jacques van den Broek talks about its activity in the acquisition space, in particular its progress with Monster.

  • Bridging tech's gender divide

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin reports on the push for gender equality in the tech industry.

  • David Sacks, CEO of Zenefits.

    New CEO David Sacks is hoping that a new all-in-one human resources platform for small business will turn the page for Zenefits in 2017.

  • Executive Edge : Women trailblazers

    The Wall Street Journal's Joann Lubin, "Earning It," author talks about the female business leaders she interviewed who managed to climb the corporate ladder and rise to the top.

  • Working an office, businessmen, work

    American workers collectively leave $272 billion worth of vacation time on the table, according to a new study, NBC News reports.

  • The hiring spree by the Russian bank comes against the backdrop of a broader retreat from U.S. investment banks in the region.

  • You've heard of the glass ceiling. What about the glass cliff?

    According to the "glass cliff" theory, women might not be given sufficient opportunity to succeed, says Nick Marsh, MD at Harvey Nash Executive Search.

  • 'Un-sick' paid leave is good for business: CEO

    Oliver Kharraz, Zocdoc CEO, and Oisin Hanrahan, Handy CEO, talk about the benefits of providing employees paid time off for preventive care.

  • *Says more caution in UK hiring among multinationals. *UK Q3 gross profit fell 4.7 pct, less than expected. The company, which makes about a quarter of its earnings in Britain, said its gross profit there fell 4.7 percent in the three months to Sept. 30 at constant currencies and it would cut about 20-30 UK jobs if there was no improvement this quarter.

  • A pedestrian street crossing sign stands at Yahoo headquarters in Sunnyvale, California.

    Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer attempted to purge the company of male employees, a former media executive alleged in a lawsuit filed this week.

  • LONDON, Oct 5- Britain's BT said it had won a 100 million euro contract from staffing company Randstad to provide cloud-based services and connectivity to more than 3,500 sites across 37 countries. BT said on Wednesday it would consolidate Randstad's network infrastructure, currently provided by multiple domestic and regional providers, using internet...

  • Buzzfeed: Health & safety violations at Blue Apron

    Buzzfeed tech reporter Caroline O'Donovan discusses her report on health and safety issues at a packing facility for meal service startup Blue Apron.

  • Female Capital

    Females hold 20 percent of European company board seats, while the figure tumbles to about 9.8 percent in Asia, says J. Walter Thompson Worldwide's Tamara Ingram.

  • Executive Edge: CEOs under fire

    Eric Dezenhall, Dezenhall Resources CEO, weighs in on what to expect when Wells Fargo CEO John Stump, and Mylan CEO Heather Bresch testify before Congress this week.

  • SPRING, Texas, Sept 12- Elizabeth Huber lost her job examining damaged oilfield pipes nearly 20 months ago and her prospects remain bleak even as oil executives cautiously plot production and budget increases. Despite crude trading 76 percent above its February lows and energy companies shifting focus from survival to recovery, white-collar jobs in the...

  • SPRING, Texas, Sept 12- Elizabeth Huber lost her job inspecting oilfield pipes nearly 20 months ago and her prospects remain bleak even as oil executives cautiously plot production and budget increases. Despite crude trading 75 percent above its February lows and energy companies shifting focus from survival to recovery, white-collar jobs in the sector...