AMS Announces New Record in Job Vacancies

BusinessEconomy ♦ Published: July 12, 2011; 14:53 ♦ (Vindobona)

The number of vacancies increased by 9.7% in the first half of 2011. Nearly all industries and provinces contributed to the development.

AMS Announces New Record in Job Vacancies / Picture: ©

In the first six months of 2011, the Austrian Public Employment Service (AMS) registered a total of 226,076 new vacancies which corresponds to a new record. Compared to the first half of 2010, the number of listed positions increased by 19,967 or 9.7%. According to Herbert Buchinger, Chairman of the Board of Directors, the positive development is attributable to quality improvement…