Lack of manpower in Stockholm

Stockholm | 2011-08-12 | 1 comment

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The economic activity in Stockholm County is still strong, but growth has somewhat slowed down. 

The economic indicator fell in the second quarter, from 33 to 21, according to the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce. Despite the global turmoil, the Stockholm economy still continues to grow, albeit at a slower pace.

For the fifth consecutive quarter, companies continue to increase the number of employees. The IT industry's recruitment needs are urgent, and as much as 90 percent of IT companies say they have a shortage of manpower with the right competence. Also construction companies have big problems to find workers.


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