, in Europe, Robert Half International has staffing and consulting operations in Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Luxembourg, The Netherlands, Spain, Switzerland and the UK
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
this was still better than 2009.
This edition of the Quarterly Labour Market Review takes a closer look at the labour market situations in Bulgaria, France, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Romania and the United
in Lithuania (-4.9%), Latvia (-2.9%) and Estonia (-2%). In France the increase of labour costs amounted to +3.2% and was notably higher than in Germany. Labour costs in Greece fell by -1% in 2010 on one year
that in established markets such as the UK, Germany and France there is a flattening of demand. Nevertheless the overall picture has been most encouraging. It only remains to be seen whether the volatility surrounding
The international survey included more than 30,000 people across the working-age spectrum in 28 of the world's most powerful economies (including Canada, China, Brazil, France
”, were hit harshly by job cuts. The study shows that for instance in Spain “90% of employment losses affected temporary workers. But this happened also in France and other European countries.”
, 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