activity in July, with the sharpest drop seen in the Netherlands (-18%), followed by France (-10%), Belgium (-4%), the UK (-3%) and Italy (-1%).
“Germany remains the growth driver of online recruitment
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
levels amongst the larger economies in Western Europe were in the UK (59%), France (55%), and Germany (51%). However many of the smaller countries bettered their larger neighbours, namely Switzerland (64
According to de Maeseneire financial services, industry and logistics are recovering in the US and France. Construction and the chemical industry are recovering in Europe and even car manufacturing shows
arrangements, and over-time work is used to handle workload peaks in more than two thirds of (68%) companies, in particularly in Germany, the Netherlands, the Nordic countries, Ireland, France and the UK. Fixed
the larger economies in Western Europe were in the UK (59%), France (55%), and Germany (51%). However many of the smaller countries bettered their larger neighbours, namely Switzerland (64%), Austria (58
.9). The ESI in France remained broadly unchanged, while sentiment deteriorated in Poland (-0.7), Italy (-1.2) and even more so in the UK (-2.1).
Sentiment in industry remained broadly unchanged in the EU
, showing a strong annual growth of +28% while Sweden, Belgium and France saw negative growth rates in February. Environment, architecture, urbanism and repair showed +19% annual growth and tops engineering