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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5th February 2020 / Competitiveness / Employment and Social Affairs


Petyovský & Partners: The Czech Republic: The End of the Brexit Story

Today is the day when the United Kingdom (UK) leaves the European Union (EU). The leaving process officially started on March 29th, 2017 by activation of the Article 50 of the Treaty on European Union and the two parties (UK & EU) started to draft the agreement setting forth the Brexit terms and conditions (Brexit deal).
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24th January 2020 / Competitiveness / Employment and Social Affairs


Salary Guide 2020

The Hays Czech Republic´s latest Salary guide for 2020 is out now! Market update across all specialisms and up-to-date salary levels are now available.
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17th September 2019 / Competitiveness / Employment and Social Affairs


ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey Q4 2019: Czech Employers Report Cautious Hiring Intentions

According to the latest ManpowerGroup Employment Outlook Survey released today, limited hiring activity is forecast for the Czech Republic in the forthcoming quarter, with employers reporting a seasonally adjusted Net Employment Outlook of +2%. In a quarter-over-quarter comparison, hiring plans remain relatively stable, but employers report a decline of 4 percentage points when compared with this time one year ago.
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