Why Temp Agencies such as Adecco Suffer in the Current Economy

By Dan Lavie / November 12, 2012

Adecco, the world’s largest temp agency, remains a victim of the current economic downturn.  The company saw its Q3 profit slide to 18%. Adecco’s revenue accumulated to 118m Euro. The turnover of Adecco declined with 5% to around 5.3b Euro. Outsourcing more manpower in the US could not completely compensate for the diminishing demand in Europe. Adecco’s main competitors (Dutch Randstad and US Manpower) noticed that the declining revenues will also happen during during Q4.  In France, the largest market…

How Temp Agencies such as Adecco Suffer in the Current Economy

By Dan Lavie / November 6, 2012

Adecco, the world’s largest temp agency, remains a victim of the current economic downturn.  The company saw its Q3 profit slide to 18%. Adecco’s revenue accumulated to 118m euro. The turnover of Adecco declined with 5% to around  5.3b euro. Outsourcing more manpower in the US could not completely compensate for the diminishing demand in Europe. Adecco’s main competitors ( Dutch Randstad and US Manpower) noticed that the declining revenues will also happen during during Q4. In France, the largest…

William Shatner’s Latest Marketing Move – His Shatoetry App!

By Dan Lavie / November 3, 2012

The actor William Shatner is best known for his role as Captain Kirk in the original StarTrek series and movies, as lawyer Denny Crane in Boston Law, and as Frank O’Hara on Psych. Being a savvy marketer, Mr. Shatner has now launched his new app “Shatoetry”, available for the iPhone. It contains a library of pre-recorded words allowing users to create unique “Shatisms” that play using Shatner’s voice. According to Mr. Shatner, his life story is unique. He therefore wants…

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