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 June 2017 / Competitiveness / Employment and Social Affairs


OECD 2017 Employment Outlook does not expect Czech employment-to-population ratio to exceed 63% by 4Q 2018

According to the OECD Employment Outlook 2017 report, the Czech Republic is among the best performers with one of the lowest unemployment and low income rates. OECD does not expect the country to increase its employment-to-population ratio between 4Q 2016 and 4Q 2018.
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6th June 2017 / Competitiveness / Employment and Social Affairs


ILO: Major trends in the future of work

'For young people, soft skills like problem-solving are equally important as those with technical expertise, says the International Labour Organization ILO and outlines major trends in the future of work.
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29th May 2017 / Competitiveness / Employment and Social Affairs


ILO Global Wage Report 2016/17: Wage inequality between individuals is greater than wage inequality between enterprises in Czech Rep

In the Czech Republic, wage inequality between individuals is much greater than wage inequality between enterprises, ILO Global Wage Report 2016/17 says.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic