), and with optimism as to prospects for the New Year in a number of its key markets."
"Increased demand for temporary staff, particularly within Germany and the UK at the end of 2009 and in early 2010, has resulted
, in Europe, Robert Half International has staffing and consulting operations in Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland and the UK
the larger economies in Western Europe were in the UK (59%), France (55%), and Germany (51%). However many of the smaller countries bettered their larger neighbours, namely Switzerland (64%), Austria (58
that in established markets such as the UK, Germany and France there is a flattening of demand. Nevertheless the overall picture has been most encouraging. It only remains to be seen whether the volatility surrounding
a lower-than-average unemployment rate, such as Germany and Austria, have seen unemployment drop even further. In contrast, some peripheral countries, such as Greece and Spain, have seen persistently high