According to the Global House Price Index 2019, a report by real estate consultancy company Knight Frank, house prices in the Czech Republic have skyrocketed, showing the third highest annual increase of the 56 countries included in the report, which used official government statistics and central bank data. Photo: Prague / Credit: ZM, Jobspin. Global
It seems that even though the Czech job market has been very tight in recent years, the Jobspin multilingual job fair keeps attracting new talent from abroad. On October 19th at Brno’s Trznice, over 500 international job-seekers came to get the measure of Brno’s labour market and meet locally-based but internationally-minded employers. The majority of
Unemployment in the Czech Republic has remained at 2.7% for the third consecutive month. The number of people unemployed has fallen to 201,900, the lowest figure since last September. Photo: stock picture / Freepik. Prague, Oct 9 (JS) – The historically low unemployment rate in the Czech Republic shows no sign of rising. New figures
When hunting for a new job, people try to look everywhere using all sorts of methods, forgetting one of the simplest and most effective: personal connections. In fact, one of the words that pops up most often on job-search and career-related websites is “networking”. Networking seems to be one of the keys to achieving almost
The Association of Credit for Central and Eastern Europe’s 8th annual conference returns to Brno for the first time since 2014 yet again attracting Shared Service Centres to attend. Photo by ACCEE. By ACCEE Brno, Czech Rep., Sep 11 (JS) – Aimed at Shared Services, more than 40 different international companies will be attending from
WB Study on Countries Where Achieving the “American Dream” Is Simpler than in the US: Czechia Ranks 12th
According to a 2018 World Bank report analyzing intergenerational educational and economic mobility, the American dream, a possibility to move upward from a lower social class or economic level to a higher one is more easily attainable in other high-income countries than in the US. The World Bank ranked Czech Republic the 12th country in
Q2 2019: Average Salary Exceeds CZK 34,000 (EUR 1,316) for the First Time, 2/3 of Population Earns Less
In Q2 2019, the average wages in the Czech Republic rose by over 7% year-on-year, thus breaking the bar for 34 thousand crowns for the first time. However, it is true that two-thirds of workers do not reach the average wage. The median has not yet broken “the psychological threshold” of CZK 30,000. Photo: Jobspin
Taxing digital giants is a hot topic. After the failure, so far, of attempts at European and international harmonisation in this area, the Czech government is introducing its own solution. The tax rate of 7% is the highest of any EU state , but the approach is different to other countries. Will it be effective?
The Czech Republic has one of the best employment situations in the EU. The lowest unemployment rate; the third best employment level among 20-64 year olds and the highest percentage of the male workforce employed. Weaknesses are in the level of the long-term (more than 1 year) and the proportion of the workforce with a
Many jobs are seeing salary increases well above inflation. A lot of employees have seen salary improvements of 8-9 percent in the last year. However, there are huge variations in different sectors and the biggest increases have been seen in Finance and Education. If you are missing out, perhaps it’s time for a new job.