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Edition 10 - December 2011                                                 snapshot.antal.comANTAL GLOBALSNAPSHOTA survey ...
THE ‘ANTAL GLOBAL SNAPSHOT’ ContentsIntroduction                                               Key SectorsIntroduction - P...
THE ‘ANTAL GLOBAL SNAPSHOT’IntroductionThe Antal Global Snapshot is a regular survey of hiring (and firing) trends in some...
THE ‘ANTAL GLOBAL SNAPSHOT’                         Local Picture - Detailed information on the key markets surveyed.Weste...
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  1. 1. Edition 10 - December 2011 snapshot.antal.comANTAL GLOBALSNAPSHOTA survey of hiring and firing trends in keyemployment markets around the world.
  2. 2. THE ‘ANTAL GLOBAL SNAPSHOT’ ContentsIntroduction Key SectorsIntroduction - Page 1 Western Europe Western Europe Overview - Page 18 & 19 Germany - Page 20 & 21Local Picture Italy - Page 22 & 23 Netherlands - Page 23 & 24Western Europe Nordics - Page 25Austria, Belgium, Denmark & Finland - Page 2 Spain - Page 26 & 27France, Germany, Greece & Ireland - Page 3 United Kingdom - Page 28Italy, Luxembourg, Malta & Netherlands - Page 4Norway, Portugal, Spain & Sweden - Page 5 Eastern Europe & EurasiaSwitzerland & United Kingdom - Page 6 Eastern Europe & Eurasia Overview - Page 29 & 30 Poland - Page 31 & 32Eastern Europe & Eurasia Romania - Page 33Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic & Hungary - Page 7Poland, Romania, Russia & Turkey - Page 8 Middle EastIsrael - Page 9 Middle East Overview - Page 34 & 35Middle East AfricaBahrain, Kuwait, Oman & Qatar - Page 10 Africa Overview - Page 36 & 37Saudi Arabia & United Arab Emirates - Page 11 Asia PacificAfrica Asia Pacific Overview - Page 38 & 39Egypt, Ghana, Nigeria & South Africa - Page 12 China - Page 40 & 41 India - Page 42Asia Pacific Singapore - Page 43Australia, China, India & Japan - Page 13Malaysia, New Zealand, Philippines & Singapore - Page 14 The AmericasVietnam - Page 15 The Americas Overview - Page 44 & 45The AmericasArgentina, Brazil, Canada & Chile - Page 16 Disciplines and FunctionsMexico & United States of America - Page 17 Western Europe - Page 46 Eastern Europe & Eurasia - Page 47 Middle East - Page 48 Africa - Page 49 Asia Pacific - Page 50 The Americas - Page 51 Conclusions Winners & Losers – Page 52 & 53 Conclusion - Page 54 Antal Global Snapshot | Edition 10 - December 2011 www.snapshot.antal.com
  3. 3. THE ‘ANTAL GLOBAL SNAPSHOT’IntroductionThe Antal Global Snapshot is a regular survey of hiring (and firing) trends in some of the worlds most importantemployment markets and in those likely to join this group over the coming decade. This tenth report in the series isbased upon material sourced from nearly 20,000 businesses in commerce, industry and the financial services sectorin 52 key countries on five continents.We hope that you find it both interesting and useful.Chairman and CEOAntal InternationalAbout Antal InternationalFounded in 1993, Antal International is a management and professional recruitment specialist with a particular focuson the sourcing and retention of candidates in the Generation Y bracket. One of the first recruitment organisations todevote substantial resources to emerging markets, the company now has over 100 offices in more than 30 countriesand works with many of the worlds most successful and ambitious employers.MethodologyThis edition of the Antal Global Snapshot is based upon survey forms and telephone interviews completed by lineand HR Managers in 19376 companies, professional partnerships and financial institutions across 52 countries inOctober and November 2011.Each respondent was asked whether they were currently hiring or letting go professional / managerial staff andwhether they intended to do so over the coming quarter. All respondents were guaranteed anonymity to encourageopen and honest answers.Antal Global Snapshot | Edition 10 - December 2011 Page 1 www.snapshot.antal.com
  4. 4. THE ‘ANTAL GLOBAL SNAPSHOT’ Local Picture - Detailed information on the key markets surveyed.Western Europe Are you currently hiring at managerial/professional level? Do you expect to hire at managerial/professional level over the coming quarter? Are you currently letting people go at managerial/professional level? Do you expect to let people go at managerial/professional level over the coming quarter? Austria Belgium 60% 61% 47% 43% 23% 26% 19% 19% Following a generally low level of recruitment last quarter, The level of hiring at the managerial and professional level the number of Austrian organisations currently hiring has has risen since last quarter by 5%, surpassing the increased far beyond expectations. 47% of companies are expected 57%. The percentage of Belgium businesses now taking on staff at a managerial level, in comparison to firing staff has also fallen by 2% in this time to 23%. This the predicted 17%. This is expected to remain relatively indicates a modest but positive growth for the Belgium stable at 43% next quarter. The percentage of companies employment market this quarter. In the following few letting staff go has slightly increased this quarter from months, more employees are expected to be let go, but 14% to 19% but no further increases are expected in the the increase in hiring rates is set to continue. next three months. Denmark Finland 64% 61% 53% 57% 36% 38% 36% 32% The percentage of companies recruiting staff currently At present, there is a high level of activity in Finland’s job stands at 53% in Denmark, while the country’s firing rates market in comparison to some of its Western European lie at a comparatively high 36%, in relation to the neighbours. Currently, 61% of companies are hiring at a surrounding region. Recruitment rates are expected to managerial/ professional level, while 32% of businesses improve quite significantly over the next three months, are letting employees go. The following three months are however. Next quarter’s hiring rates are expected to reach set to see these figures remaining relatively stable; though highs of 64%, indicating a positive outlook for those a modest and equivalent rise in firing rates and fall in seeking employment. The percentage of organisations employment activity is expected to occur. looking to shed staff is set to remain relatively consistent during this period, with a small increase of just 2%.Antal Global Snapshot | Edition 10 - December 2011 Page 2 www.snapshot.antal.com
  5. 5. THE ‘ANTAL GLOBAL SNAPSHOT’ Local Picture - Detailed information on the key markets surveyed.Western Europe Continued...stern Western Europe Are you currently hiring at managerial/professional level? Do you expect to hire at managerial/professional level over the coming quarter? Are you currently letting people go at managerial/professional level? Do you expect to let people go at managerial/professional level over the coming quarter? France Germany 54% 52% 28% 33% 27% 25% 7% 7% The level of recruitment in France has fallen this quarter, Consistent with figures from the last six months, the level after a slight but consistent increase over the previous six of hiring and firing in German companies has remained months. Hiring rates did not stabilize at 59% as predicted reasonably stable this quarter. The percentage of last quarter and now stand at 54%. However, the level of businesses recruiting managerial and professional staff staff being let go within French companies is also at a has steadied at 33%, despite expectations this figure lower level than expected and this trend is set to continue would drop to 28%. Once again, the numbers of over the next three months. This quarter, firing rates have companies letting staff go, or intending to do so in the next fallen from 38% to 28%, indicating more employees are quarter, remains low at just 7%. These figures indicate a retaining their jobs. stable employment market in Germany irrespective of the difficulties some Western European countries may be having with the Euro. Greece Ireland 60% 60% 62% 56% 38% 30% 32% 26% Given its highly uncertain situation, there is a lot of activity Irish businesses are experiencing one of the highest in Greece’s job market at present. Currently, a quite levels of recruitment at the managerial/ professional level substantial percentage of Greek businesses are hiring at across Western Europe. Currently, 62% of companies are the managerial/ professional level. This is set to remain at hiring, though this is expected to decrease slightly in the 60% over the coming three months. On the other side, coming quarter. Similarly, Ireland’s figures denote it firing activity is understandably high within Greek currently has one of the highest instances of companies businesses, standing at 38% this quarter. The good news letting staff go - standing at a significant 32%. More for the Greek employment market is that firing rates are companies are set to retain staff over the next three predicted to drop over the coming months by 8%. month, however, indicating a more stable employment market to follow.Antal Global Snapshot | Edition 10 - December 2011 Page 3 www.snapshot.antal.com
  6. 6. THE ‘ANTAL GLOBAL SNAPSHOT’ Local Picture - Detailed information on the key markets surveyed.Western Europe Continued... Are you currently hiring at managerial/professional level? Do you expect to hire at managerial/professional level over the coming quarter? Are you currently letting people go at managerial/professional level? Do you expect to let people go at managerial/professional level over the coming quarter? Italy Luxembourg 69% 62% 42% 44% 41% 41% 11% 13% Italy’s hiring rates have dipped somewhat in comparison Luxembourg has experienced a second boom in its hiring to the last quarter. Currently, 42% of companies are activity this quarter, giving this country the second highest recruiting staff; lower than the expected 46%. However, figures for recruitment in Western Europe. Though smaller the percentage of businesses shedding staff has also than the one six months ago, there has been a significant fallen to a figure lower than predicted. This stands at just increase in the number of organisations recruiting at a 11% rather than 14%, indicating more employees are managerial/ professional level - jumping from 54% to an maintaining their jobs in Italy at present and due in part to impressive 69%. Firing rates have not decreased as much the issues companies face in reducing headcount. as expected this quarter but are predicted to remain at a steady, if not relatively high, figure of 41% over the next three months. Malta Netherlands 82% 64% 47% 40% 38% 37% 27% 27% Malta currently has the highest level of hiring activity in Following the considerable success of the employment Western Europe with an impressive 82% of organisations market in the previous quarter, the level of hiring in the recruiting this quarter. Though this is set to fall over the Netherlands has fallen by 9% this quarter to 40%. This next three months, hiring rates are expected to remain does, however, remain higher than the low of 34% seen comparatively high at 64%. The percentage of companies six months ago and is expected to improve in the coming shedding staff in Malta is also notably high, with respect to three months. The percentage of companies either letting its Western European neighbours. This is set to remain at staff go or expecting to has risen considerably this quarter 27% in the next quarter, indicating a relatively high from 28% to 38%, indicating a high turnover of staff which turnover in the Maltese employment market. could result in an equally higher figure for recruitment in the next quarter.Antal Global Snapshot | Edition 10 - December 2011 Page 4 www.snapshot.antal.com
  7. 7. THE ‘ANTAL GLOBAL SNAPSHOT’ Local Picture - Detailed information on the key markets surveyed.Western Europe Continued... Are you currently hiring at managerial/professional level? Do you expect to hire at managerial/professional level over the coming quarter? Are you currently letting people go at managerial/professional level? Do you expect to let people go at managerial/professional level over the coming quarter? Norway Portugal 68% 62% 35% 38% 38% 22% 23% 26% The Norwegian employment market is currently seeing a Portugal has experienced a relatively successful quarter lot of activity in both hiring and firing rate. Norway has one for the employment market. Despite its overall economic of the highest levels of recruitment at the professional problems, the level of hiring at a managerial or level for the region, placed at 68% at the moment and professional level has increased by a significant 10%; 62% over the coming three months. On the other side, the while the percentage of companies letting staff go has percentage of companies letting staff go is also relatively dropped by 7% to 23%. Though this is set to rise slightly significant. 35% of Norwegian organisations are currently to 26% in the next three months, hiring activity in Portugal shedding employees, signifying a high turnover rates in is expected to remain at 38%, indicating a possible end to this country’s job markets. This is set to drop quite the overall downward trend seen in recruitment over the substantially over the next three months to 22%. last three quarters and a more positive outlook for the coming months. Spain Sweden 68% 64% 27% 27% 28% 26% 18% 18% The levels of recruitment and cuts to staff have been less Sweden boasts high rates of activity for both recruitment steady in Spain this quarter, compared to the prior six and job loss markets in the wider context of Western months. The percentage of businesses hiring and looking Europe. 68% of businesses are hiring at present, with a to hire at a managerial/ professional level has dropped to drop of only 4% over the next three months. The number 27%. This, however, is paralleled by an equivalent of businesses letting staff go, or looking to do so, is reduction in companies letting staff go, indicating Spanish expected to remain relatively stable during this time. companies may be retaining their staff in a similar fashion Current firing rates stand at 28%, with these varying only to many of their Western European neighbours. 2% over the next quarter to 26%. This indicates the condition of Sweden’s employment market is set to stay more or less consistent in the near future.Antal Global Snapshot | Edition 10 - December 2011 Page 5 www.snapshot.antal.com
  8. 8. THE ‘ANTAL GLOBAL SNAPSHOT’ Local Picture - Detailed information on the key markets surveyed.Western Europe Continued... Are you currently hiring at managerial/professional level? Do you expect to hire at managerial/professional level over the coming quarter? Are you currently letting people go at managerial/professional level? Do you expect to let people go at managerial/professional level over the coming quarter? Switzerland United Kingdom 58% 45% 48% 40% 24% 23% 13% 13% The percentage of Swiss companies employing The United Kingdom’s figures show a marked dip in hiring managerial and professional staff has recovered levels from last quarter. The percentage of organisations significantly since last quarter. Despite an expected drop currently hiring has fallen by 13% to 48%. This trend, of 4% in employment rates, hiring activity has gone up by however, is expected to end and employment rates are 12% this quarter to 45%. At the same time, the number of set to improve once more over the next three months. businesses currently shedding staff remains consistently Firing levels are also down on last quarter’s findings, low at 13% - just a 2% increase from last quarter. This is returning to the 24% seen six months ago. As in much of expected to stabilize in the coming three months, Western Europe, therefore, companies in the United indicating a strong level of stability for Swiss employees. Kingdom seem to be retaining their staff at the professional and managerial level.Antal Global Snapshot | Edition 10 - December 2011 Page 6 www.snapshot.antal.com
  9. 9. THE ‘ANTAL GLOBAL SNAPSHOT’ Local Picture - Detailed information on the key markets surveyed.Eastern Europe & Eurasia Are you currently hiring at managerial/professional level? Do you expect to hire at managerial/professional level over the coming quarter? Are you currently letting people go at managerial/professional level? Do you expect to let people go at managerial/professional level over the coming quarter? Bulgaria Croatia 48% 46% 38% 38% 26% 19% 15% 13% The levels of hiring in Bulgaria have dipped this quarter, After a brief peak in hiring activity at the managerial/ following the highs of 54% witnessed in the last Snapshot. professional level last quarter, the Croatian employment Recruitment activity currently stands at 48%, 6% lower market has returned to a similar state as seen in March’s than in July but still above that of the quarter before. The Snapshot. This is expected to remain stable at 38% over percentage of businesses shedding staff in Bulgaria has the following few months. The number of companies risen slightly to 26%, indicating a relatively high staff letting staff go has risen slightly this quarter, but remains turnover. The next three months, however, look more consistently low at just 13%- the lowest figure for the positive with this figure expected to fall to just 19%. region. This indicates Croatian companies are retaining the majority of staff employed in last quarter’s boom. Czech Republic Hungary 65% 53% 39% 27% 29% 23% 23% 17% The Czech Republic has experienced a considerably The hiring figures for Hungary have fallen slightly this more successful quarter in comparison to the last quarter to 39%, despite expectations that the previous snapshot taken in July. The percentage of organisations positive trend would continue. A greater number of recruiting staff has jumped from less than half to a high of Hungarian companies are still recruiting at a managerial 65%. Firing rates have also decreased considerably this level than back in March however. The level of businesses quarter from 43% to 23%, pointing to a much higher currently cutting staff has increased over the last six retention rate of staff within Czech businesses. This months from just 6% to 29%. This is expected to plummet promising reduction in firing rates is expected to continue quite dramatically over the coming months though, for the next three months. indicating a greater level of stability in the employment market than experienced recently.Antal Global Snapshot | Edition 10 - December 2011 Page 7 www.snapshot.antal.com
  10. 10. THE ‘ANTAL GLOBAL SNAPSHOT’ Local Picture - Detailed information on the key markets surveyed.Eastern Europe & Eurasia Continued... Are you currently hiring at managerial/professional level? Do you expect to hire at managerial/professional level over the coming quarter? Are you currently letting people go at managerial/professional level? Do you expect to let people go at managerial/professional level over the coming quarter? Poland Romania 57% 57% 53% 49% 26% 24% 15% 15% The level of hiring at a managerial and professional level The percentage of Romanian businesses recruiting at a in Poland has continued to exceed expectations this managerial and professional level has taken a positive quarter. Despite a predicted fall of 8% since July’s turn this quarter, despite being expected to fall below Snapshot, the number of organisations recruiting staff has 50%. Hiring activity in Romania has once again risen to a risen once again to 57%. Firing rates have seen a modest high of 57% - last seen back in March’s snapshot. The yet similar increase over the past six months but this is set numbers of companies letting staff go, or looking to do so, to stabilize during the following three months. has risen modestly but is set to take a downward turn next Expectations for this figure currently stand at 15%; one of quarter. the lowest rates of firing for the region. Russia Turkey 74% 67% 63% 60% 33% 29% 28% 17% Russia’s hiring figures have remained relatively consistent Turkey’s employment figures this quarter indicate the with July’s Snapshot this quarter, giving Russia one of the percentage of companies hiring at a managerial/ highest employment rates for the region. 67% of professional level has increased yet again, though by a businesses are currently recruiting new staff, 1% up on more modest 3% in comparison to the previous quarter’s last quarter’s figures. On the other hand, firing rates have 16%. Like many of its Eastern European and Eurasian also remained more or less stable this quarter, falling neighbours, the level of organisations shedding staff in marginally by 1% to 33%. Over the next few months we Turkey has also increased this quarter from 21% to 28%. should see this figure drop by a further 4% though, Firing rates are expected to fall quite dramatically next indicating more employees are retaining their jobs. quarter though to 17%, indicating a significant increase in stability for Turkey’s employment market in the near future.Antal Global Snapshot | Edition 10 - December 2011 Page 8 www.snapshot.antal.com
  11. 11. THE ‘ANTAL GLOBAL SNAPSHOT’ Local Picture - Detailed information on the key markets surveyed.Eastern Europe & Eurasia Continued... Are you currently hiring at managerial/professional level? Do you expect to hire at managerial/professional level over the coming quarter? Are you currently letting people go at managerial/professional level? Do you expect to let people go at managerial/professional level over the coming quarter? Israel 59% 44% 41% 39% We are witnessing a lot of activity in Israel’s employment market at present. 59% of companies are currently taking on staff at a managerial/ professional level; though this is expected to drop quite substantially over the next few months to 44%. However the percentage of businesses shedding staff, or looking to do so, is also comparatively high for the region. This indicates a high level of turnover in Israel’s job market now and for the next few months.Antal Global Snapshot | Edition 10 - December 2011 Page 9 www.snapshot.antal.com
  12. 12. THE ‘ANTAL GLOBAL SNAPSHOT’ Local Picture - Detailed information on the key markets surveyed.Middle East Are you currently hiring at managerial/professional level? Do you expect to hire at managerial/professional level over the coming quarter? Are you currently letting people go at managerial/professional level? Do you expect to let people go at managerial/professional level over the coming quarter? Bahrain Kuwait 61% 59% 52% 53% 48% 35% 35% 29% At 52%, hiring activity in Bahrain is comparatively low in The level of companies in Kuwait hiring managerial and relation to the surrounding region. This is expected to professional staff is quite low in relation to some of the improve over the next three months, however, rising to surrounding countries in the area. 53% of organisations 61%. Equally, Bahrain’s firing activity is quite considerably are taking staff on, but this is expected to improve over greater than most of its neighbouring countries, currently the next few months by 6%. The rate of turnover in the standing at 35%. This indicates there is a high turnover of employment market is set to increase in the following jobs in Bahrain at the moment, which is predicted to quarter in parallel with the rate of hiring. The good news is increase further to 48% during the following quarter. that this increase also stands at 6% so the size of the job market should remain stable for the near future. Oman Qatar 77% 70% 69% 65% 26% 30% 14% 15% There is currently a high level of activity within Oman’s job Evidence continues to build for Qatar’s ‘2030 Vision’ this market. A reasonably high 70% of companies are quarter. The percentage of businesses hiring at a recruiting staff this quarter, though this is still less than managerial/ professional level has risen by 4% to 77%, some countries for this region. The percentage of giving Qatar the highest rate of employment in the region. organisations in Oman currently shedding managerial/ Firing rates in Qatar are also quite modest - currently professional employees is higher than some of its standing at 14%. This is just 1% higher than in March, neighbours. 26% of companies are cutting staff with an indicating a good level of stability in Qatar’s employment expected 4% rise over the next three months. market for now.Antal Global Snapshot | Edition 10 - December 2011 Page 10 www.snapshot.antal.com
  13. 13. THE ‘ANTAL GLOBAL SNAPSHOT’ Local Picture - Detailed information on the key markets surveyed.Middle East Continued... Are you currently hiring at managerial/professional level? Do you expect to hire at managerial/professional level over the coming quarter? Are you currently letting people go at managerial/professional level? Do you expect to let people go at managerial/professional level over the coming quarter? Saudi Arabia United Arab Emirates 73% 73% 62% 58% 19% 10% 11% 11% Saudi Arabia’s hiring activity has remained high this The percentage of companies in the United Arab Emirates quarter after a significant recruitment boom back in March. recruiting staff this quarter has once again risen to a new At 73%, hiring rates have fallen just 3% since March, 2% high. At 62%, current hiring activity has fallen short of less than the predicted decrease. Saudi Arabia also has expectations, but has still improved by 3% on July’s the lowest rate of firing for the region of just 10%. This is Snapshot. Firing rates have also fallen by 5% this quarter expected to rise over the next few months, but remain and are set to remain at a modest 11% over the following below 20%. few months.Antal Global Snapshot | Edition 10 - December 2011 Page 11 www.snapshot.antal.com
  14. 14. THE ‘ANTAL GLOBAL SNAPSHOT’ Local Picture - Detailed information on the key markets surveyed.Africa Are you currently hiring at managerial/professional level? Do you expect to hire at managerial/professional level over the coming quarter? Are you currently letting people go at managerial/professional level? Do you expect to let people go at managerial/professional level over the coming quarter? Egypt Ghana 64% 61% 62% 45% 46% 34% 31% 23% In spite of the country’s continued political unrest, hiring As predicted, following a significant hiring boom shown in levels in Egypt have increased this quarter. Current March’s Snapshot; Ghana’s hiring rates have fallen to recruitment rates stand at 64%, only 3% lower than July’s 46% this quarter. The good news, however, is that this is expectations. After a low of just 15% quoted in March’s still 5% higher than recruitment levels before the boom Snapshot, job losses have returned to figures closer to and is expected to increase quite dramatically again over those seen nine months ago. This quarter, 34% of the next three months to 62%. The percentage of companies are shedding staff, only 2% higher than the organisations letting staff go, or intending to do so, has end of last year. Firing levels are expected to increase also increased over the last six months. Firing rates this quite significantly over the next few months - perhaps quarter currently stand at 23%, however - 5% lower than understandably given the ongoing uncertainty within the last September/ October prior to the boom. country. Nigeria South Africa 73% 73% 68% 67% 33% 27% 16% 18% The level of Nigerian companies hiring at a managerial/ Following the relative lack of activity in South Africa’s job professional level has risen by a significant 15% this market last quarter, the percentage of businesses hiring quarter. Recruitment rates currently lie at 73% - the staff has increased considerably from 56% to 68% and highest in Africa at present, with this figure expected to hiring rates are expected to remain stable over the coming remain steady over the next three months. The quarter. The number of South African companies letting percentage of businesses shedding employees has also staff go has also increased this quarter but remains increased over the last six months in parallel with hiring relatively modest at 16%, indicating reasonable stability in activity. This, however, has been to a lesser extent, the South African employment market in the near future. leaving current Nigeria’s current firing rates at 27%.Antal Global Snapshot | Edition 10 - December 2011 Page 12 www.snapshot.antal.com
  15. 15. THE ‘ANTAL GLOBAL SNAPSHOT’ Local Picture - Detailed information on the key markets surveyed.Asia Pacific Are you currently hiring at managerial/professional level? Do you expect to hire at managerial/professional level over the coming quarter? Are you currently letting people go at managerial/professional level? Do you expect to let people go at managerial/professional level over the coming quarter? Australia China 73% 67% 68% 67% 31% 29% 17% 15% Australia has seen a jump in the number of companies China’s employment market continues to remain strong recruiting professionals and managers this quarter. this quarter. The percentage of organisations hiring at a Despite a prediction of 56% in July’s Snapshot that managerial and professional level has fallen marginally indicated the employment market would continue on its from 70% to 67%, but is set to remain more or less downward trend, hiring rates have risen quite significantly consistent at 68% over the following three months. Firing to 73%. The percentage of organisations letting levels have also remained steady since July at 17% and employees go has risen as expected to 31%. This are expected to drop to 15% in the next quarter. This increase, however, remains smaller than the increase in indicates an ongoing higher level of stability in the hiring levels, indicating that the Australian job market is Chinese job market so far this year. continuing to rightsize. India Japan 72% 75% 75% 65% 21% 23% 23% 14% Similar to most of its fellow BRICS countries, India’s Despite a further 10% reduction in hiring expected this current hiring figures remain relatively high in this quarter, the percentage of Japanese companies recruiting quarter’s Snapshot. The percentage of Indian companies at a managerial level has actually risen significantly to currently recruiting has risen 3% to 72%, with a further 3% 75%. It remains to be seen whether the projected 10% fall increase expected over the next three months. The level occurs over the next three months. The level of of businesses letting staff go has gone up to 21% at organisations shedding staff, or looking to do so, has present, but still remains lower than the firing rates increased marginally by 2% this quarter. This, however, is experienced back in March. This figure is expected to substantially less than the rise seen in hiring, signally drop to just 14% over the following few months, signifying positive prospects for the Japanese market. an increase in job security for the near future.Antal Global Snapshot | Edition 10 - December 2011 Page 13 www.snapshot.antal.com
  16. 16. THE ‘ANTAL GLOBAL SNAPSHOT’ Local Picture - Detailed information on the key markets surveyed.Asia Pacific Continued... Are you currently hiring at managerial/professional level? Do you expect to hire at managerial/professional level over the coming quarter? Are you currently letting people go at managerial/professional level? Do you expect to let people go at managerial/professional level over the coming quarter? Malaysia New Zealand 67% 55% 56% 51% 33% 28% 11% 15% Counter to the expectations made in March, the situation As with its neighbour, Australia, New Zealand’s hiring of Malaysia’s employment market has taken a positive levels have not followed the expected trend quoted in turn. Rather than falling to just 31% this quarter, the March’s Snapshot. Rather than falling to 42% this quarter, percentage of organisations recruiting staff has risen to the percentage of organisations recruiting staff has risen 55%. This is predicted to remain above the halfway mark by 6% to 56%. This increase is set to continue over the for the next three months. On top of this, present firing next few months to a relatively high 67%. New Zealand’s rates are down this quarter, to just 11%, and are expected firing activity has risen by 3%, but to a much lower degree to remain reasonably modest at 15% for the next few than the expected 33%. This signifies a more positive months. situation than expected for New Zealand’s employment market at present. Philippines Singapore 98% 98% 44% 45% 12% 11% 2% 2% The Philippines job market has had a remarkable year so The level of companies recruiting new staff has improved far. Continuing on from July’s Snapshot, this country this quarter by 15%. Hiring levels currently stand at 44% boasts the highest recruitment and lowest firing rates in and are set to increase slightly over the following few the world. This quarter, the previous Snapshot’s months by 1%. On the other side, the percentage of expectations have again been exceeded, with 98% of businesses letting staff go has risen 1%, but promises to companies currently hiring at a managerial/ professional return to 11% for the next quarter. Overall, the next three level and just 2% shedding staff. This positive picture is months promise to see Singapore’s job market making set to remain stable over the next three months. modest, but positive, improvements.Antal Global Snapshot | Edition 10 - December 2011 Page 14 www.snapshot.antal.com
  17. 17. THE ‘ANTAL GLOBAL SNAPSHOT’ Local Picture - Detailed information on the key markets surveyed.Asia Pacific Continued... Are you currently hiring at managerial/professional level? Do you expect to hire at managerial/professional level over the coming quarter? Are you currently letting people go at managerial/professional level? Do you expect to let people go at managerial/professional level over the coming quarter? Vietnam 50% 50% 20% 10% At present, Vietnam has quite low levels of both hiring and firing activity in relation to the surrounding region. Half of companies are currently taking on managerial/ professional staff this quarter and expect to continue in the same manner over the following few months. There is a high level of security for those employed in Vietnam with only 10% of businesses shedding employees at the moment. This is expected to rise to 20% next quarter, but still indicates a relatively stable situation within the Vietnamese job market.Antal Global Snapshot | Edition 10 - December 2011 Page 15 www.snapshot.antal.com
  18. 18. THE ‘ANTAL GLOBAL SNAPSHOT’ Local Picture - Detailed information on the key markets surveyed.The Americas Are you currently hiring at managerial/professional level? Do you expect to hire at managerial/professional level over the coming quarter? Are you currently letting people go at managerial/professional level? Do you expect to let people go at managerial/professional level over the coming quarter? Argentina Brazil 65% 63% 65% 56% 30% 33% 26% 26% Hiring levels in Argentina have fallen following the recent The number of Brazilian companies hiring at a managerial hiring boom, but remain 7% higher than predicted at 65%. level did not rise as expected this quarter but remains This figure is set to drop marginally to 63% next quarter, relatively steady, lowering by just 2%. Next quarter, but indicates that the job market is rightsizing and however, is predicted to be less positive as hiring levels becoming steadier. The number of Argentinean are expected to drop a further 9% to 56%. After a businesses shedding staff has risen this quarter and significant dip in firing levels back in July’s Snapshot, the currently stands at 30%. This again, though, is expected percentage of organisations shedding employees, or given the recent hiring boom. looking to do so, has returned to the mid-twenties for this quarter. This is set to remain stable over the next three months though, at 26%. Canada Chile 66% 66% 60% 58% 31% 29% 22% 22% Canada’s figures show it has been a good few months The state of Chile’s job market presents a similar story to within the employment market. Hiring levels have that of its fellow American countries. At present, 60% of surpassed expectations to 66% and promise to remain companies are recruiting staff, with a comparable 58% stable over the coming quarter. The percentage of expecting to do so over the next quarter. Firing rates are businesses cutting staff has also fallen by more than set at the higher end of the scale for the Americas- expected to just 22%, in comparison to the predicted 31%. currently standing at 31%. These are expected to fall These figures are set to continue over the coming three slightly in the next few months, bringing the number of months, indicating more stability for the Canadian jobs companies making staff cuts below 30%, to 29%. market for the near future.Antal Global Snapshot | Edition 10 - December 2011 Page 16 www.snapshot.antal.com
  19. 19. THE ‘ANTAL GLOBAL SNAPSHOT’ Local Picture - Detailed information on the key markets surveyed.The Americas Continued... Are you currently hiring at managerial/professional level? Do you expect to hire at managerial/professional level over the coming quarter? Are you currently letting people go at managerial/professional level? Do you expect to let people go at managerial/professional level over the coming quarter? Mexico United States of America 59% 58% 53% 51% 25% 24% 26% 26% The percentage of companies recruiting staff has fallen The employment market in the USA has remained more again this quarter, after picking up briefly in March. or less stable this quarter, after the fluctuation in hiring Current hiring activity stands at 59%, a considerable drop seen back in March’s Snapshot. Recruitment rates have from 76% in March, but still higher than that experienced lowered slightly by 3% to 51%, but are thought to return to the quarter before at 52%. As expected, job losses have 53% over the next few months. Similarly, the percentage increased from a low of just 14% to 25%. This is most of businesses letting staff go has risen marginally by 3%, likely a result of March’s hiring boom and promises to but is expected to remain steady for the coming quarter. remain stable over the next few months, indicating more security for those already employed.Antal Global Snapshot | Edition 10 - December 2011 Page 17 www.snapshot.antal.com
  20. 20. WESTERN EUROPE Detailed examination of key marketsWestern Europe - Key Sectors Are you currently hiring at managerial/professional level? Do you expect to hire at managerial/professional level over the coming quarter? Currently Hiring Expecting to Hire Accountancy 40% Accountancy 44% Agriculture 23% Agriculture 31% Automotive & Aerospace 40% Automotive & Aerospace 36% Banking 35% Banking 37% Chemicals 23% Chemicals 18% Construction & Engineering 29% Construction & Engineering 26% Consumer Goods 23% Consumer Goods 16% E-Commerce & Social Media 49% E-Commerce & Social Media 42% Electronics 30% Electronics 24% Energy - Oil & Gas 41% Energy - Oil & Gas 41% Energy - Renewables 34% Energy - Renewables 42% Fashion 50% Fashion 48% FMCG 33% FMCG 24% Insurance 35% Insurance 38% Legal 27% Legal 26% Leisure 38% Leisure 33% Logistics 33% Logistics 36% Luxury Goods 38% Luxury Goods 19% Manufacturing 41% Manufacturing 38% Media 34% Media 45% Medical 26% Medical 26% Mining 22% Mining 14% Packaging 26% Packaging 26% Pharmaceuticals 25% Pharmaceuticals 26% Property 40% Property 33% Public Sector (Governmental) 50% Public Sector (Governmental) 30% Retail 32% Retail 32% Technology - Hardware 42% Technology - Hardware 44% Technology - Software 42% Technology - Software 48% Telecommunications 51% Telecommunications 54% Utilities 27% Utilities 42%Antal Global Snapshot | Edition 10 - December 2011 Page 18 www.snapshot.antal.com
  21. 21. WESTERN EUROPE Detailed examination of key marketsWestern Europe - Key Sectors Continued… Are you currently letting people go at managerial/professional level? Do you expect to let people go at managerial/professional level over the coming quarter? Currently Firing Expecting to Fire Accountancy 32% Accountancy 33% Agriculture 3% Agriculture 0% Automotive & Aerospace 7% Automotive & Aerospace 7% Banking 7% Banking 11% Chemicals 10% Chemicals 8% Construction & Engineering 21% Construction & Engineering 27% Consumer Goods 13% Consumer Goods 16% E-Commerce & Social Media 18% E-Commerce & Social Media 14% Electronics 10% Electronics 8% Energy - Oil & Gas 14% Energy - Oil & Gas 16% Energy - Renewables 15% Energy - Renewables 16% Fashion 12% Fashion 11% FMCG 7% FMCG 8% Insurance 8% Insurance 11% Legal 10% Legal 13% Leisure 19% Leisure 11% Logistics 22% Logistics 20% Luxury Goods 5% Luxury Goods 2% Manufacturing 15% Manufacturing 14% Media 39% Media 38% Medical 7% Medical 7% Mining 10% Mining 6% Packaging 6% Packaging 18% Pharmaceuticals 8% Pharmaceuticals 9% Property 22% Property 25% Public Sector (Governmental) 60% Public Sector (Governmental) 40% Retail 4% Retail 5% Technology - Hardware 24% Technology - Hardware 22% Technology - Software 26% Technology - Software 22% Telecommunications 22% Telecommunications 19% Utilities 24% Utilities 30%Antal Global Snapshot | Edition 10 - December 2011 Page 19 www.snapshot.antal.com
  22. 22. WESTERN EUROPE Detailed examination of key marketsWestern Europe Key Sectors Continued… Are you currently hiring at managerial/professional level? Do you expect to hire at managerial/professional level over the coming quarter? Are you currently letting people go at managerial/professional level? Do you expect to let people go at managerial/professional level over the coming quarter? Germany Key Sectors 79% 54% 32% 63% 43% 32% 13% 5% 5% 13% 5% 11% ACCOUNTANCY AUTOMOTIVE & AEROSPACE BANKING 29% 18% 22% 18% 18% 10% 7% 6% 7% 4% 10% 7% CONSTRUCTION CHEMICALS CONSUMER GOODS & ENGINEERING 60% 29% 78% 46% 28% 67% 13% 7% 19% 12% 6% 22% E-COMMERCE & ELECTRONICS ENERGY - OIL & GAS SOCIAL MEDIA 29% 27% 28% 39% 12% 16% 21% 5% 4% 13% 5% 4% ENERGY - RENEWABLES FASHION FMCG 28% 12% 16% 8% LEISUREAntal Global Snapshot | Edition 10 - December 2011 Page 20 www.snapshot.antal.com
  23. 23. WESTERN EUROPE Detailed examination of key marketsWestern Europe Key Sectors Continued… Are you currently hiring at managerial/professional level? Do you expect to hire at managerial/professional level over the coming quarter? Are you currently letting people go at managerial/professional level? Do you expect to let people go at managerial/professional level over the coming quarter? Germany Key Sectors 79% 54% 32% 63% 43% 32% 13% 5% 5% 13% 5% 11% LOGISTICS LUXURY GOODS MANUFACTURING 29% 18% 22% 18% 18% 10% 7% 6% 7% 4% 10% 7% MEDIA MEDICAL MINING 60% 29% 78% 46% 28% 67% 13% 7% 19% 12% 6% 22% PACKAGING PHARMACEUTICALS RETAIL 29% 27% 28% 39% 12% 16% 21% 5% 4% 13% 5% 4% TECHNOLOGY - HARDWARE TECHNOLOGY - SOFTWARE TELECOMMUNICATIONSAntal Global Snapshot | Edition 10 - December 2011 Page 21 www.snapshot.antal.com
  24. 24. WESTERN EUROPE Detailed examination of key marketsWestern Europe Key Sectors Continued… Are you currently hiring at managerial/professional level? Do you expect to hire at managerial/professional level over the coming quarter? Are you currently letting people go at managerial/professional level? Do you expect to let people go at managerial/professional level over the coming quarter? Italy Key Sectors 84% 54% 26% 89% 62% 25% 26% 0% 6% 32% 0% 5% ACCOUNTANCY AGRICULTURE AUTOMOTIVE & AEROSPACE 37% 36% 50% 39% 33% 35% 7% 21% 40% 10% 21% 45% CONSTRUCTION BANKING CHEMICAL & ENGINEERING 18% 67% 41% 18% 57% 22% 18% 10% 7% 24% 5% 15% E-COMMERCE & CONSUMER GOODS ELECTRONICS SOCIAL MEDIA 35% 48% 64% 44% 59% 70% 9% 15% 9% 12% 22% 9% ENERGY - OIL & GAS ENERGY - RENEWABLES FASHION 60% 60% 18% 18% FMCGAntal Global Snapshot | Edition 10 - December 2011 Page 22 www.snapshot.antal.com
  25. 25. WESTERN EUROPE Detailed examination of key marketsWestern Europe Key Sectors Continued… Are you currently hiring at managerial/professional level? Do you expect to hire at managerial/professional level over the coming quarter? Are you currently letting people go at managerial/professional level? Do you expect to let people go at managerial/professional level over the coming quarter? Italy Key Sectors 45% 43% 43% 45% 39% 39% 8% 25% 25% 10% 18% 18% INSURANCE LEISURE LOGISTICS 43% 32% 60% 57% 35% 70% 0% 13% 40% 0% 15% 30% LUXURY GOODS MANUFACTURING MEDIA 57% 22% 38% 52% 6% 46% 9% 0% 7% 9% 0% 12% MEDICAL MINING PHARMACEUTICALS 30% 57% 57% 32% 60% 57% 5% 29% 33% 6% 31% 29% RETAIL TECHNOLOGY - SOFTWARE TELECOMMUNICATIONSAntal Global Snapshot | Edition 10 - December 2011 Page 23 www.snapshot.antal.com
  26. 26. WESTERN EUROPE Detailed examination of key marketsWestern Europe Key Sectors Continued… Are you currently hiring at managerial/professional level? Do you expect to hire at managerial/professional level over the coming quarter? Are you currently letting people go at managerial/professional level? Do you expect to let people go at managerial/professional level over the coming quarter? Netherlands Key Sectors 38% 52% 43% 43% 48% 39% 43% 4% 35% 43% 9% 22% E-COMMERCE & ACCOUNTANCY BANKING SOCIAL MEDIA 63% 55% 43% 50% 55% 43% 50% 18% 29% 50% 18% 43% ELECTRONIC ENERGY - OIL & GAS FASHION 50% 57% 55% 65% 71% 64% 58% 29% 27% 50% 29% 36% FMCG INSURANCE LEGAL 29% 57% 58% 38% 43% 63% 41% 29% 37% 44% 14% 37% LOGISTICS LUXURY GOODS MANUFACTURING 32% 41% 41% 48% 35% 46% 46% 18% 26% 47% 12% 24% MEDIA MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY - HARDWARE 40% 32% 50% 27% 42% 23% 40% 23% TECHNOLOGY - SOFTWARE TELECOMMUNICATIONSAntal Global Snapshot | Edition 10 - December 2011 Page24 www.snapshot.antal.com
  27. 27. WESTERN EUROPE Detailed examination of key marketsWestern Europe Key Sectors Continued… Are you currently hiring at managerial/professional level? Do you expect to hire at managerial/professional level over the coming quarter? Are you currently letting people go at managerial/professional level? Do you expect to let people go at managerial/professional level over the coming quarter? Nordic Key Sectors 60% 50% 43% 80% 75% 57% 40% 63% 0% 60% 50% 43% ACCOUNTANCY AUTOMOTIVE & AEROSPACE CONSUMER GOODS 40% 100% 56% 40% 80% 78% 80% 40% 56% 60% 20% 44% ELECTRONIC ENERGY - OIL & GAS MANUFACTURING 57% 73% 63% 57% 55% 63% 0% 27% 38% 14% 27% 50% MEDICAL TECHNOLOGY - SOFTWARE TELECOMMUNICATIONSAntal Global Snapshot | Edition 10 - December 2011 Page 25 www.snapshot.antal.com
  28. 28. WESTERN EUROPE Detailed examination of key marketsWestern Europe Key Sectors Continued… Are you currently hiring at managerial/professional level? Do you expect to hire at managerial/professional level over the coming quarter? Are you currently letting people go at managerial/professional level? Do you expect to let people go at managerial/professional level over the coming quarter? Spain Key Sectors 19% 24% 14% 23% 33% 14% 6% 15% 10% 8% 15% 17% ACCOUNTANCY AUTOMOTIVE & AEROSPACE BANKING 15% 19% 27% 13% 23% 18% 9% 6% 15% 7% 8% 21% CONSTRUCTION CHEMICAL CONSUMER GOODS & ENGINEERING 6% 18% 24% 13% 11% 24% 25% 29% 12% 13% 25% 16% E-COMMERCE & ELECTRONICS ENERGY - OIL & GAS SOCIAL MEDIA 32% 36% 10% 32% 36% 17% 18% 17% 5% 29% 26% 7% ENERGY - RENEWABLES FMCG INSURANCE 21% 16% 8% 10% LEGALAntal Global Snapshot | Edition 10 - December 2011 Page 26 www.snapshot.antal.com
  29. 29. WESTERN EUROPE Detailed examination of key marketsWestern Europe Key Sectors Continued… Are you currently hiring at managerial/professional level? Do you expect to hire at managerial/professional level over the coming quarter? Are you currently letting people go at managerial/professional level? Do you expect to let people go at managerial/professional level over the coming quarter? Spain Key Sectors 47% 37% 33% 35% 39% 33% 12% 18% 35% 12% 13% 23% LEISURE LOGISTICS MANUFACTURING 25% 22% 15% 8% 41% 0% 17% 18% 15% 0% 18% 8% MEDIA MEDICAL MINING 25% 47% 38% 25% 50% 32% 0% 20% 26% 6% 17% 26% PACKAGING PHARMACEUTICALS PROPERTY 28% 40% 54% 28% 34% 38% 11% 27% 15% 11% 29% 23% TECHNOLOGY - HARDWARE TECHNOLOGY - SOFTWARE TELECOMMUNICATIONS 24% 29% 41% 29% UTILITIESAntal Global Snapshot | Edition 10 - December 2011 Page 27 www.snapshot.antal.com
  30. 30. WESTERN EUROPE Detailed examination of key marketsWestern Europe Key Sectors Continued… Are you currently hiring at managerial/professional level? Do you expect to hire at managerial/professional level over the coming quarter? Are you currently letting people go at managerial/professional level? Do you expect to let people go at managerial/professional level over the coming quarter? United Kingdom Key Sectors 50% 33% 40% 63% 67% 60% 13% 25% 20% 13% 25% 0% AUTOMOTIVE & AEROSPACE BANKING CHEMICALS 17% 29% 50% 0% 43% 50% 33% 14% 25% 33% 43% 0% CONSTRUCTION E-COMMERCE & CONSUMER GOODS & ENGINEERING SOCIAL MEDIA 60% 25% 78% 60% 25% 89% 40% 25% 56% 40% 25% 44% ENERGY - OIL & GAS ENERGY - RENEWABLES FMCG 56% 56% 44% 56% 75% 56% 11% 31% 31% 11% 38% 25% LEISURE MANUFACTURING MEDICAL 43% 75% 73% 57% 50% 82% 0% 0% 9% 0% 0% 9% MINING PHARMACEUTICALS TECHNOLOGY - HARDWARE 47% 47% 53% 40% 30% 40% 27% 27% TECHNOLOGY - SOFTWARE TELECOMMUNICATIONSAntal Global Snapshot | Edition 10 - December 2011 Page 28 www.snapshot.antal.com
  31. 31. EASTERN EUROPE Detailed examination of key marketsEastern Europe & Eurasia - Key Sectors Are you currently hiring at managerial/professional level? Do you expect to hire at managerial/professional level over the coming quarter? Currently Hiring Expecting to Hire Accountancy 63% Accountancy 52% Agriculture 50% Agriculture 38% Automotive & Aerospace 66% Automotive & Aerospace 49% Banking 58% Banking 57% Chemicals 57% Chemicals 39% Construction & Engineering 48% Construction & Engineering 42% Consumer Goods 51% Consumer Goods 48% E-Commerce & Social Media 50% E-Commerce & Social Media 55% Education 67% Education 42% Electronics 48% Electronics 44% Energy - Oil & Gas 64% Energy - Oil & Gas 55% Energy - Renewables 50% Energy - Renewables 48% Fashion 38% Fashion 32% FMCG 50% FMCG 42% Insurance 57% Insurance 53% Legal 45% Legal 55% Leisure 54% Leisure 43% Logistics 41% Logistics 36% Luxury Goods 54% Luxury Goods 54% Manufacturing 54% Manufacturing 44% Media 38% Media 34% Medical 58% Medical 50% Mining 52% Mining 36% Packaging 61% Packaging 39% Pharmaceuticals 48% Pharmaceuticals 34% Property 32% Property 41% Public Sector (Governmental) 36% Public Sector (Governmental) 45% Retail 60% Retail 44% Shared Services 68% Shared Services 51% Technology - Hardware 60% Technology - Hardware 65% Technology - Software 62% Technology - Software 62% Telecommunications 50% Telecommunications 44% Utilities 42% Utilities 42%Antal Global Snapshot | Edition 10 - December 2011 Page 29 www.snapshot.antal.com

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