modest improvements were seen in Belgium (+13%), The Netherlands (+12%) and the UK (+9%).
Jeffrey A. Joerres, Manpower Inc. Chairman and CEO, said, "2010 was a very strong year for us and the fourth
Netherlands: The falling rate of unemployment between February and March and the monthly uptick in online job opportunities could be subtle signs that the Dutch economy and recruitment industry are on the path
%), Germany (+37%), Netherlands (+35%), Spain (+27%), Switzerland (+26%), Belgium (+23%) and France (+19%). Growth in Portugal was less strong at +7%.
Countries in Central and Eastern Europe also performed
economic uncertainty. The business in the Netherlands, which performed well throughout 2009, has been hit hard during the first half of the year. However, France and Belgium achieved a slight improvement
hospitality and tourism. In addition, the annual growth trend escalated in June, suggesting sustained long term improvement.
Netherlands: June marked the second consecutive month of growth for online job