to hiring, there are still industries such as healthcare and education that are experiencing recruitment growth year-over-year.”
Elsewhere in Europe, Germany continues to lead all countries in the Index
% of respondents expect to hire at the managerial /professional level over the coming quarter compared to France (39%), Germany (22%) and the Netherlands (50%). The figure for the USA is 49%.
was recorded in Austria (4.5%), the Netherlands (5.1%), Germany and Luxembourg (both 5.4%). The highest rate was seen in the troubled euro countries Spain (24.8%) and Greece (22.5% in April 2012).
. The European slowdown particularly impacted senior executive recruitment and the firm’s outsourcing business. However, demand for contract staff remained high in countries including Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg
Germany revenues were €2.5 million in Q4 2011 compared with €3.2 in Q4 2010. In local currency, this represents a drop in sales of 19%. Exchange rate changes negatively impacted revenue by 1% during