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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15th July 2020 / Competitiveness / Employment and Social Affairs


How did the Labour Inspection Office sanction employers in 2019?

The State Labour Inspection Office (SLIO) has published its inspection report for 2019. What were the outcomes of its inspections focusing on agency employment, illegal employment, concealed employment mediation and employee monitoring?
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9th July 2020 / Competitiveness / Employment and Social Affairs


A third of Czech millennials suffer from long-term stress. Mainly due to material concerns

A third of Czech millennials feel under pressure, with 34% feeling anxious or stressed constantly or most of the time. Yet this is ten percentage points fewer compared to their peers worldwide. These are the results of the nighth edition of the Deloitte Global Millennial Survey 2020. More than 18 thousand millennials and Generation Z respondents from 43 countries participated in the study before the pandemic broke out, including 300 millennials from the Czech Republic.
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24th June 2020 / Competitiveness / Employment and Social Affairs


Manpower Labor Market Index Q3 2020

Big shifts in the labor market - many companies plan to resume recruitment, but more will be dismissing their employee.
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