Managing Director

13 percent of German employers want to set Frankfurt am Main, September 9, 2008 – the uncertainty affect the global industrial and financial markets and the rising energy and commodity prices on the employment in Germany. According to the representative labour market survey by manpower the prospects for the German labour market nonetheless remain positive + 8% with a net employment Outlook. Even if the trend affects a slightly, 13% of the recruiters want to hire employees until Christmas, so the forecast of the manpower market barometers for the 4th quarter of 2008. Continued high demand for qualified employees Thomas Reitz, Managing Director of manpower Germany, analyzes the data: the collected numbers suggest that companies assess the development as more uncertain. The demand for qualified employees regardless of the economy as before.\” After Reitz’s experience, the willingness of recruiters, flexible go into situations Working models and temporary work to use. The demand for professionals, for example engineers, will remain high after conviction of manpower CEO. \”As a reason, he calls the demographic: the supply of highly qualified forces will therefore continue to decline.\” To solve the problem, he calls for cooperation between business and politics. For example there are still many bureaucratic hurdles in the recruitment of highly qualified candidates from abroad.\” His company realized a variety of local initiatives, even experienced, currently professionals again to reactivate jobseekers and to qualify for the labour market.

13% of the recruiters want to adjust according to the representative survey of the manpower market barometers 13% of the companies surveyed want to hire more staff. The ratio of those companies that want to reduce the number of their employees, only 5% as in the previous quarter. As a result of the net employment outlook of + 8%. An employer bends significantly in six Ruhr area respondents from eight regions of Germany are still 2008 setting activities in the fourth quarter.