Germany continues to be the only country to exhibit strong growth of 28%. Italy and UK record relatively low year-over-year growth, while the Netherlands, Sweden, Belgium and France continue to exhibit
, Netherlands, Czech Republic and Poland.
Overall across the Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) region, fourth-quarter hiring expectations are positive in 13 of 24 countries with employment outlooks improving
with France and Netherlands recording double-digit falls in annual growth figures.
“As the ongoing crisis of the Eurozone continues to undermine business confidence, the impact to employer recruitment activity
-by-year. They are prepared to pull up their sleeves and work in the open air, something which Belgians refuse to do."
The situation is similar in The Netherlands. Remco Icke of the Dutch Association of Temporary
, the lowest unemployment rates were recorded in Austria (3.8%) and The Netherlands (4.4% in June 2010), and the highest rates in Spain (20.3%), Latvia (20.1% in the first quarter of 2010) and Estonia (18
.4%), Portugal (22.0%) and the Netherlands (18.2%), and the lowest in Romania (1.0%), Lithuania (2.2%) and Estonia (2.5%).
The share of part-time employment in total employment in the EU27 grew from 15
, the lowest unemployment rates were recorded in the Netherlands (4.3%), Luxembourg (4.9%) and Austria (5.0%), and the highest in Spain (20.2%), Lithuania and Latvia (both 18.3% in the third quarter of 2010