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Randstad Group Public Affairs (Group PA) is the internal center of global labor market expertise. We work towards encouraging a more favorable environment for our business. This involves improving and promoting our world of work. Promoting the HR services industry as a whole and Randstad in particular as a thought leader on the future of inclusive, sustainable work.

Based on our labor market expertise Group PA drives appropriate regulation & policies for economic growth and decent work in interaction with institutional stakeholders as governments, employers, trade unions and institutional bodies. Furthermore, Group PA conducts research on labor market trends as the skills mismatch, global mobility & labor migration, and the changes & transitions in the digital era. Our annual report ‘Flexibility@Work’ provides a comprehensive overview of international employment trends in the flexible labor market.

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how individualization creates a dynamic workforce
14 dec 2016 how individualization creates a dynamic workforce

The scope of what management teams deal with has become more granular even as workforces are ...

is job polarization leading to societal discontent?
18 jul 2016 is job polarization leading to societal discontent?

Economists refer to the polarization of the labor force when ...

Diversity and Inclusion in Human Resources – A Recipe of Multiple Ingredients
7 jun 2015 Diversity and Inclusion in Human Resources – A Recipe of Multiple Ingredients

Unlocking the female potential remains an uphill challenge for organizations around the world. ...

dawn of the super-aged society
17 apr 2015 dawn of the super-aged society

A super-aging society, often considered a long-term problem, is upon us and will significantly ...