Temporary Work Increases

BusinessEconomy ♦ Published: November 16, 2011; 16:06 ♦ (Vindobona)

In 2010, 66.100 temporary workers were employed in Austria. Their number should increase up to 82.200 by 2012.

Temporary Work Increases / Picture: © Wikimedia Commons / Jack Georges [Public Domain]

Temporary work is seen as leading indicator for the future economic development. In phases of economic turbulences, enterprises tend to employ temporary workers rather than to expand permanent staff. Costs are estimated to be lower by 5% to 10%. However, in case of a recession also the temporary work market declined drastically. In 2009, the number of employed persons in this market…