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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18th July 2018 / Competitiveness / Employment and Social Affairs


Eurozone wages broadly flat despite declining unemployment rates

PwC analysis suggests that Eurozone wages are becoming more unresponsive to lower unemployment rates – similar to the US and the UK Analysis also finds European Central Bank (ECB) and new EU member states have helped to contribute to this trend
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13th June 2018 / Competitiveness / Employment and Social Affairs


ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey for Q3 2018: Czech employers report encouraging signs for job seekers

Czech employers anticipate a slight increase in staffing levels during 3Q 2018, reporting a seasonally adjusted Net Employment Outlook of +4%. Hiring prospects improve by 2 and 4 percentage points from 2Q 2018 and 3Q 2017, respectively.
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16th May 2018 / Competitiveness / Employment and Social Affairs


The Deloitte Millennial Survey 2018

Millennials’ confidence in business, loyalty to employers deteriorate. Respondents yearn for leaders whose decisions might benefit the world—and their careers
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