Hungary - Higher wages to cure the labour shortages - September 30, 2016

Two-thirds of the companies handle the increasing labour shortages by raising wages, an online survey conducted by legjobbmunkadók.hu reveals. The site surveyed more than 150 companies employing more than 100 000 people about the effects of the current labour shortages. The survey found that the companies suffer from a shortage of skilled workers mostly. Moreover, almost half of the respondents (47 %) have stated it is difficult to find intellectual workers as well, while 48 % of them have identified the shortage of semi-skilled workers.

English: http://dailynewshungary.com/hungarian-companies-raise-wages-cure-labour …  

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