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Norwegians tend to be happy with their jobs

Posted by | December 6, 2017 | News

Around 94 percent of the workforce in Norway is satisfied with working conditions, as compared to 86 percent in the EU. This puts Norway at the top of the heap regarding job satisfaction. The other Nordic countries also score highly in this respect.

Most Norwegian employees think the organisation or firm they work in motivates them to do a good job.

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Goldman Sachs hires 250 employees in POLAND

Posted by | December 6, 2017 | News

Goldman Sachs is looking to hire about 250 staff in Poland in 2018 and Standard Chartered is also considering the country as a possible new hub for around 500 staff, the banks said on Tuesday.

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Poland, by far the largest country in the European Union’s eastern wing, has seen strong economic growth over the past decade and has proven attractive for international banks and other companies, partly due to its cheaper labor costs.

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BREXIT might bring 10 000 jobs to PARIS

Posted by | December 6, 2017 | News

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French capital is tempting firms from London in seeking to profit from the UK’s exit from the EU.

La Défense, Europe’s largest business district, happens to be in a building boom just as Paris itself races to construct new office buildings amid a massive extension of the public transport system. The business district is ready with hundreds of thousands of square meters of comparatively cheap office space for any company that might decide to relocate staff from London, particularly if Brexit means the loss of London’s “passporting rights”, which allow international financial firms access to EU markets.

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According to Austria’s employment service (AMS) long term unemployment rate in Austria has tripled in the past year.

At the end of November 2014, there were 16,447 people who have been out of work for more than 12 months.  Since then, the number has soared by 31,398 up to 47,845 at the end of 2015 In September 2017 the number of long term unemployed went to 57,233, which is a total increase of  348% since late 2014.

Overall employment statistics are also grim, with an increase since last month of 7.4 percent, meaning a total of 302,843 people out of work, according to a report in the.

If you add in the number of people in training — some 70,814 — the number increases to 6.1 percent.

In general the unemployment rate generally as a proportion of the working population stands at 9.2 %.

The chief of the Austrian unemployment service (AMS) explained that “a poor economic situation since 2012 has led to a consolidation of unemployment.”

Older Austrians are particularly affected, with a significant increase of 13.5 percent among those over 50 years of age, bringing the total to 97,318 ageing workers.

All major industries have been affected by the trend, including the tourism sector, which has seen a 4.6 percent increase in jobless.

The construction business was also affected, with a 3.8 percent increase.

There was little difference between the rates for men and women. Youth unemployment however decreased slightly, as employers are switching to less experienced people to save costs.

Source: TheLocal.AT

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What are the average salaries in Norway?

Posted by | November 5, 2017 | Mobility

It’s always good to know the salary you can expect in your area of expertise, especially if you have just moved or you’d like to move to Norway. To help you with such information quickly, here is a compilation of data provided by the Norwegian Statistics Office. regarding average salaries in Norway.

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The data is based on average salaries per month ( in gross amount) for the various professions in all sectors , both sexes, and both full-time and part-time positions. Official Data is provided by Statistics Norway for 2015/2016

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What are the average salaries in Sweden ?

Posted by | August 31, 2017 | Mobility

Average salaries in Sweden are not so high as someone would expect, having in mind cost of living. In comparison to other European countries and United Stated, there is a more even distribution of average income between industries and occupations. Therefore there are no big discrepancies between salaries of medical doctors and programmers for example.

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Swedish Statistics office (SCB) monitors average salaries in Sweden, and here is the list of average salaries by the branch of industry in Sweden in 2017, recalculated to EUR and USD values.

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What are the average salaries in Belgium ?

Posted by | August 29, 2017 | Mobility, News

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How much do Belgians earn on average? Which professions earn the highest wages and which sectors pay the most? How do age and degree influence the paycheck?

These are all the question someone considering to move to Belgium ask himself. According to the latest survey produced by the Belgium statistics office , these are the response: full-time employees receives a gross average salary of 3,300 euros per month. Apart from the gross average salary, survey has idenfied following findings:

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What are the average salaries in the Netherlands ?

Posted by | August 25, 2017 | Mobility

Comparing to other European economies workers in the Netherlands are well paid with high average salaries. Logically salaries correspond to the experience and profession of the employees. Bear in mind that average salaries written below are just for an indicative purposes and doesn’t necessary mean that salary you receive will be in that amount.

 

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Average salaries in the Netherlands by age groups

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Employment rate in Holland hits the record in 2017

Posted by | August 25, 2017 | Mobility

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According to data provided by Statistics Netherlands (CBS) the second quarter of 2017 saw yet another increase in the number of jobs, the biggest increase on a yearly basis since 2008.

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Employment has reached another all-time high – but pay rises are still being outstripped by inflation. The number of people in work went up by by 125,000 to 32.07 million in the three months to June, with the employment rate hitting a record 75.1 per cent.

The number of EU citizens in the workforce also reached a new high, despite fears that the referendum result could have triggered an exodus.  Pay growth picked up pace slightly, easing the pressure on cash-strapped households.

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