Competitiveness / Employment and Social Affairs

This section feature research, opinion and progress reports on how the Czech Republic compares to other EU countries economically. It includes analysis of international rankings such as the WEF and World Bank.

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29th November 2016 / Competitiveness / Employment and Social Affairs


HR experts on workforce shortage in the Czech Republic - opinions, data, possible solutions

The total number of available jobs by the end of 2015 was around 108,000, which, compared to the situation in January 2015, represents an increase by nearly 75%, says Ladislav Kučera, Managing Director of Hays Czech Republic, adding that even despite the significant rise in the number of available jobs and hard to fill jobs, companies have not yet resorted to significant wage increases.
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13th May 2019 / Competitiveness / Employment and Social Affairs


Eurostat: Female students under-represented in ICT

According to Eurostat, about 1.3 million people were studying Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) in the European Union (EU) in 2016. Girls and women were largely in a minority, accounting for only 17 % of all ICT students.
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23rd April 2019 / Competitiveness / Employment and Social Affairs


Brexit and its potential impact on British citizens living and working in the Czech Republic

Given recent events, the word Brexit is becoming a synonym for uncertainty and constant change. Brexit and its timing and conditions have labour law ramifications not only for Czech citizens working in the UK, but also for British citizens living and working in the Czech Republic. 
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16th April 2019 / Competitiveness / Employment and Social Affairs


Employee Experience the Top Priority for Czech Businesses with Only a Third of Them Prepared

One of the major topics for Czech businesses in terms of human capital relates to employee experience with a focus on human approach and meaningfulness of work (86%). Nevertheless, only 36% of respondents believe that their business is prepared for that. These are the results of Deloitte 2019 Global Human Capital Trends study. Ten thousand respondents from 119 countries including the Czech Republic took part.
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