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November 7, 2013

7 November 2013

The Advantages of a Flexible Labour Market

Economic Note describing the impact of staffing services on the flexibility of the labour market

Many workers, particularly the young and immigrants, have a hard time finding a job, especially a full-time job. At the same time, many companies in various sectors struggle to fill certain positions. This seemingly paradoxical situation stems from the difficulty of achieving a perfect match between job seekers and available jobs. What is called the flexibility of the labour market represents an excellent solution to this problem, for both employees and employers. This Economic Note aims to illustrate this general notion by delving more specifically into the role of the staffing services industry.

Technical Annex :: The Functioning of the Staffing Services Industry and its Importance

Media release :: Staffing services industry promotes professional integration of immigrants and the unemployed

 

Links of interest

   
Why Having a 'Contract' Job Instead of a Permanent One is a Good Thing (Huffington Post, November 11, 2013)

Le travail atypique a supplanté le travail permanent à temps plein (Huffington Post Québec, November 12, 2013)
       

 

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