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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19th October 2018 / Competitiveness / Employment and Social Affairs


T.Petyovský: The Czech Republic: New governmental program Project India launched in October 2018

Effective 1st of October 2018 applications for Employee cards and Blue cards for highly qualified workers from India are assessed under a Czech Government Program „Project India“. This Program offers a preferential approach for those Indian workers whose prospective Czech employer has fulfilled the conditions to be included in this Program. 
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11th October 2018 / Competitiveness / Employment and Social Affairs


Coordinating workforce development across stakeholders: An interview with ManpowerGroup CEO Jonas Prising

Finding mutually beneficial areas for collaboration may be closer than you think. The key? Shifting from “just-in-time” hiring to retraining.
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Members of the American Chamber of Commerce in the Czech Republic