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Ifo Personnel Manager Survey

The Ifo Institute conducts a quarterly survey for Randstad Deutschland GmbH & Co KG of personnel managers from different economic sectors as to the importance of flexibility in personnel management. The survey examines the question of what role corresponding flexibility measures play not only in the business cycle but also in the long term. Additionally, a special question is asked every quarter on a current personnel-policy topic. The Randstad-ifo-flexindex is published by the Randstad Deutschland GmbH & Co KG.

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  1. Ifo Personnel Manager Survey for Quarter 1 2014: "Flexibility in Personnel Deployment"

    Influence of a National Minimum Wage on Staff Numbers

    Jan 30, 2014: The current German federal government’s coalition agreement stipulates the introduction of a national minimum wage as of 2015. The special question for quarter 1 2014 asks companies how they expect their workforce to change this year and in 2015 against the background of the minimum wage plans. Details


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