Czech Republic -CEO’s more concerned on lack of skilled labour -August 13, 2013

A PricewaterhouseCoopers survey among company leaders reports worries on labour shortages in the next three to five years, although the unemployment rate is expected to grow again after a slight seasonal decrease. Companies will start creating job positions no sooner than in 2014. Many employees are nowadays afraid to leave their positions even if they get an advantageous offer.  However, according to the CEO’s, there are many professions on the market where there are not enough candidates.



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