in countries with brighter economic outlooks, including Austria (4.3%), Germany (5.3%), Luxembourg (5.3%) and the Netherlands (5.8%).
The job market worsened in Spain (26.1%) which has one of the highest
, Eurostat, said today that some of the best performing labour markets were in Austria, Germany and the Netherlands while Spain and Greece continue to cause worries, recording the highest unemployment rates
François Roux from PRISME said that other European countries already allow staffing firms to offer permanent contracts. In the Netherlands, he said, between 5 to 7% of agency workers are on permanent
the Member States, the lowest unemployment rates were recorded in Austria (4.0%) and the Netherlands (4.3%), and the highest rates in Latvia (20.0% in the first quarter of 2010), Spain (19.9%) and Estonia (19
, the lowest unemployment rates were recorded in Austria (3.9%) and the Netherlands (4.4%), and the highest rates in Spain (20.0%), Latvia (20.0% in the first quarter of 2010), and Estonia (19.0% in the first
, the indicator stands well above its long term average.
A majority of member states reported either an improvement or a stabilisation in sentiment. Among the seven largest member states, the Netherlands (+2
and a worldwide skills shortage. Australian-based oil and gas industry professionals are paid the best salaries in the world, followed by Norway, New Zealand, the Netherlands and Canada.
The research also showed