observed elsewhere in European countries such as France, Switzerland and the Netherlands.
The latest seasonally adjusted statistics by the Belgian federation of employment agencies, Federgon, also show
as a management tool, comparable to that of the US, the Netherlands or the United Kingdom. “Today it is becoming rarer for highly qualified executives to enter into long-term labour relations. Temporary cooperation
in Luxembourg (+0.9%) and Cyprus (+1.0%) while the Netherlands (+1.3%) also had one of the lowest growth rates.
Slovenia was the only country where labour costs actually dropped (-1.2%) while in the UK labour
with workers often failing to fit the bill, Randstad said in a new report.
The report ‘Into the Gap’, launched yesterday in Brussels during a seminar at the Permanent Representation of the Netherlands to the EU
-on-quarter, the slowest increase in over two years. In France and the Netherlands employment remained flat while in the UK the number of people with a job rose by +0.7%.
Italy also registered an increase (+0
.4%), Luxembourg (5.2%), Germany and the Netherlands (both 5.4%). Debt-stricken Spain (25.8%) and Greece (25.1% in July 2012) posted the highest rates.
Eurostat, which provides the monthly statistics, said
%) showing marginal growth when compared to a year ago.
The Netherlands was worst off with job postings falling by -18% year-on-year. This was followed by France where the number of roles on offer decreased
.6% in August, reaching the highest level since the monthly data series began in 2004.
Economic conditions have impacted staffing services across Europe with countries such as Belgium, France and the Netherlands