unemployment rates were recorded in Austria (4%), Luxembourg and the Netherlands (both 4.9%), and the highest in Spain (22.9%), Greece (18.8% in September 2011) and Lithuania (15.3% in the third quarter of 2011
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
Europe,” said Alan Townsend, Vice President of Sales Readiness and Business Operations for Monster Europe.
The online recruitment market showed particularly weak signs in the Netherlands and France. Here
, 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
, Italy, Cyprus, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Austria, Portugal, Slovenia, Slovakia and Finland.
The EU27 includes Belgium, Bulgaria, the Czech Republic, Denmark, Germany, Estonia, Ireland, Greece
is that this is set to change.
The survey highlighted that increasing numbers of women are entering the IT sector across Europe. 45% of women in the UK and The Netherlands think women's exposure in the IT sector
, recruitment companies in the Netherlands are backing the government's plans to make licensing compulsory.
APSCo says that the plans by the Dutch government should be studied closely by recruitment sector