Skills

Topics

Skills

Skills

Technology is changing the way we work, including the skills that workers need to succeed. Moreover, the skills and competences workers need will change over the course of their working lives. This begs the question as to whether existing workforces and skilling institutions are fit-for-purpose and will be able to deliver on these changing skills needs.
Technology is changing the way we work, including the skills that workers need to succeed. Moreover, the skills and competences...

Member of the month - REC

Member of the month - REC

 

People are making a positive choice to do flexible work because they want more from their job, whether it is to care for family, spend more time on hobbies, gain skills, or set up a business. In its latest research, the REC looks into flexible work, the reasons people choose to do it at different stages of their career and who these workers are. It also lays out the benefits of flexible work, highlights the role of intermediaries who facilitate this flexibility, and identifies measures which could further improve the nature of flexible work in the UK.

#flexibilityworks

REC, the Recruitment & Employment Confederation, is the voice of the recruitment industry in the United Kingdom.

 

People are making a positive choice to do flexible work because they want more from their job, whether it is to care for family, spend more time on hobbies, gain skills, or set up a business. In its latest research, the REC looks into flexible work, the reasons people choose to do it at different stages of their career and who these workers are. It also lays out the benefits of flexible work, highlights the role of intermediaries who facilitate this flexibility, and identifies measures which could further improve the nature of flexible work in the UK.

#flexibilityworks

REC, the Recruitment & Employment Confederation, is the voice of the recruitment industry in the United Kingdom.

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...
Private Employment Services Industry

Private Employment Services Industry

Private Employment Services Industry

Over the years the private employment services industry has grown to provide a variety of labour market services. Its history dates back to the 19th century, but the industry truly started to grow after the second world war. As labour was in short supply, private employment agencies started to operate to fill gaps within labour markets by matching workers with...
Over the years the private employment services industry has grown to provide a variety of labour market services. Its history...

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...
Digitalisation

Topics

Digitalisation

Digitalisation

Digitalisation is a very broad topic, impacting every aspect of society. In the work sphere, digitalisation allows for new ways of working, delivering services (including employment services), improving worker productivity and increasing health and safety at work.
Digitalisation is a very broad topic, impacting every aspect of society. In the work sphere, digitalisation allows for new ways...

WEC Awards 2019 - Finalists

WEC Awards 2019 - Finalists

 

 

Membership

Membership

As of 2019, the World Employment Confederation comprises 49 national federations and eight corporate members.
As of 2019, the World Employment Confederation comprises 49 national federations and eight corporate members.
Social Innovation Stories database

Social Innovation Stories database

Explore stories from our membership about how the private employment industry is re-inventing labour markets.

Explore stories from our membership about how the private employment industry is re-inventing labour markets.

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