Temporary staffing has become an integral part of the German labour market and has been gradually deregulated from 1985 onwards. Especially in the last decade the country has developed one of the most attractive and buoyant staffing industries in Europe although it remains more fragmented than its French or Dutch neighbours.
As Europe’s largest economy, Germany has a strong focus on manufacturing and industries with the metal and electrical sector being a major client to temporary employment agencies. Professional and skilled labour has also grown in demand, making the recruitment market a diverse one. Influential collective agreements and the temporary employment act shape the legal framework of the German staffing market, which is the fifth-largest in the world based on revenue.
The German jobs market proved to be one of the most resilient during the recent recession. Employment is high and unemployment is comparatively low, but an acute skills shortage is posing a threat to companies in the country.
relationships (part-time work, fixed-term contracts, and self-employment) in 24 EU member states between 1998 and 2008.
According to Günther Schmid (WBZ-IZA, Germany), the data from the European Labour
This report contains the best estimates of the size of temporary market in Germany. Using the figures for 2008 and beyond we put forward estimates for guidance and modelling.
This report contains the best estimates of the size of temporary market in Germany. Using the figures for 2008 and beyond we put forward estimates for guidance, which members can download below.
, if there are certain countries or global regions in which you operate with unique requirements, such as strong data privacy restrictions (e.g., France and Germany), labor councils, or legislation about how temporary
-European countries. They have risen by 4.6%, 4.5%, 3.7% and 2.3%, in the United Kingdom, Germany, Italy and France, respectively and have fallen by 2.4 % in the United States and 1.8% in Japan.
High ULC growth