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Europe’s Treadmill of Temporary Work

About employment in Europe worte the New York Times: a lot of employees  are frustrated. Very good qualified people get only short contracts – year for year. It seems to be a special political entity, or a fear phenenomon.


„Feeling ‘Pressure All the Time’ on Europe’s Treadmill of Temporary Work“

„Meet the new generation of permatemps in Europe.

While the region’s economy is finally recovering, more than half of all new jobs created in the European Union since 2010 have been through temporary contracts. This is the legacy of a painful financial crisis that has left employers wary of hiring permanent workers in a tenuous economy where growth is still weak. Under European labor laws, permanent workers are usually more difficult to lay off and require more costly benefit packages, making temporary contracts appealing for all manner of industries, from low-wage warehouse workers to professional white-collar jobs.

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Giovanni ist studierter Jurist und Philosoph als Marketingleiter bei einem Mittelständler unterwegs, Geschäftsführer einer Agentur, ehrenamtlicher Sterbebegleiter, zertifizierter Trauerbegleiter, Beirat ITA Institut für Trauerarbeit, Mitgliedschaften: Marketing Club Hamburg, Büchergilde Hamburg, Förderverein Palliativstation UKE, ITA, Kaifu Lodge, Kaifu-Ritter