21 September 2022
More than one million employees resigned their jobs in the first half of 2022, almost 32% more than in the first six months of 2021. On 15 September, monthly jobs data from the INPS Osservatario del Precariato confirmed the Italian-style “Great Resignation” has occurred, which many HR heads had already sensed. The INPS flow data showed that employee resignations (from permanent employment contracts) exceeded 624,000 in the first half of the year, 22% more than in the same period last year, and 28% more...
19 September 2022
Amid major difficulties in recruiting bus drivers, the RATP, the state-owned operator of the Paris public transport system, is leveraging co-option and increasing the level of recruitment via apprenticeships. Furthermore, to broaden its pool of candidates, the operator has also decided to lower the age at which people can join its career development path, from 21 at present to 18. This year, out of the 1,500 bus driver positions open for the Ile-de-France network, 800 are yet to be filled.
12 September 2022
The French business of Italian insurance group Generali has opted to let its teams draw up charters setting out arrangements for remote work, within the boundaries of an agreement that imposes a 40% rate of work in person and one day on site per week. According to Sylvie Peretti, the company’s HR director, who spoke to Planet Labor, this level of autonomy is made possible by the support of managers and the maturity of the teams.