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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24th April 2017 / Competitiveness / Employment and Social Affairs


Czech Statistical Office: Commuters working in Prague make 16% of country's total employment

According to the Czech Statistical Office, over 40% of employees working in Brno and Prague have attained tertiary education. Commuters working in Prague make 16% of the country's total employment.
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3rd April 2017 / Competitiveness / Employment and Social Affairs


Eurostat: Czech Republic has lowest unemployment rate & highest job vacancy rate in EU

The Czech Republic has the lowest unemployment rate (February 2017 data) and at the same time the highest job vacancy rate (4Q 2016 data) among member states of the European Union.
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20th March 2017 / Competitiveness / Employment and Social Affairs


UN World Happiness Report 2017: Czechs' happiness rising

United Nation's World Happiness Report 2017 ranks 155 countries by their happiness levels. The Czech Republic ranks 23rd, compared with 27th place in 2016.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic