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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13th February 2018 / Competitiveness / Employment and Social Affairs


Randstad: 2018 theme will be flexibility, artificial intelligence & automation to have a bigger impact on labor market

The persistent shortage of employees will cause higher investments by companies into human capital and automation. Employers will also focus more on analyzing employee behavior in order to better understand their preferences to ensure their loyalty. Extending of flexible working models can also be expected. This are results of an analysis of the labor market trends for 2018 by HR consulting firm Randstad.
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12th February 2018 / Competitiveness / Employment and Social Affairs


emerging-europe.com: New report claims Czech Republic has lowest inequality in EU

While global inequality has declined significantly over the past three decades, the gap between the real real incomes of the young and the elderly remains significant. This is one of the key findings of a new report published by the IMF: Inequality and Poverty Across Generations in the European Union, emerging-europe.com writes. Peter Chrenko, Partner PwC Czech Republic, comments.
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5th February 2018 / Competitiveness / Employment and Social Affairs


Manpower Group Total Workforce Index 2017: Czech Republic ranks 12th in EMEA region, 38.4% of workforce highly skilled

ccording to the Manpower Group Total Workforce Index 2017, the Czech Republic ranks 12th regionally (23rd globally). 'CEE labour can be counted on to deliver the goods,' CTP Invest adds.
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