2008 - where in the world are the labour and skill shortages

Germany, Australia, South Africa, Canada, New Zealand, Arab Gulf region all looking interesting.

German Companies Plan to Expand Workforce, Investment in 2008
bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid= … fer=europe

German unemployment at lowest level since 1992
afp.google.com/article/ALeqM5iuZ … kJ4nPEWXCQ

Analysis: Germany’s busy 2007
upi.com/International_Securi … 2007/6794/

Quebec faces growing labour shortage, report says
dcnonl.com/article/id25866

More women needed to address labour shortage: CCI
abc.net.au/news/stories/2007 … 122315.htm

Nokia to shift some production to S Korea due to labour shortage at Salo factory
money.cnn.com/news/newsfeeds/art … 645935.htm

Czech labour shortage forces Skoda to recruit workers from Vietnam
business.timesonline.co.uk/tol/b … 964036.ece

NZ labour shortage here to stay
tvnz.co.nz/view/page/410965/1466405

German IT skills shortage seen worst since 2001
reuters.com/article/rbssTech … 0920071219

‘Skills shortage could halt Eskom’
iol.co.za/index.php?set_id=1 … 607C243016

Western Australia immigration for IT skill shortage
visabureau.com/australia/new … rtage.aspx

**Australia Probably Added 20,000 Jobs in November (Update1) **
bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid= … =australia

Gulf nations face shortage of qualified executives
archive.gulfnews.com/articles/07 … 75364.html

Skills shortage may hold back sustainability
arabianbusiness.com/505447-c … lity?ln=en

Concern over skills shortage grows among builders
qbr.com.au/index.cfm?storyid … ory&type=s

New Zealand immigration could be increased as IT skills shortage to worsen
visabureau.com/newzealand/ne … orsen.aspx

Skills shortage bites
nebusiness.co.uk/business-ne … -20400649/

Chase is on for high-skill talent
financialpost.com/small_busi … ?id=274890

Skills shortage cuts across sectors
archive.gulfnews.com/articles/08 … 83060.html

Small manufacturers desperately seek skilled staff
usatoday.com/money/industrie … jobs_N.htm

**Labour shortage leaves Vale Inco fretting **
thesudburystar.com/ArticleDi … x?e=883162

The Netherlands needs more labour
radionetherlands.nl/currenta … nds-labour

Bulgaria Hit by Labour Shortage
balkaninsight.com/en/main/news/7409/

Bulgaria Faces Acute Labour Shortage in 2008 - Experts
novinite.com/view_news.php?id=89404

Romania facing labour crisis
ukpress.google.com/article/ALeqM … zkUJagByig

Good compilation GB. :smiley:

no no no I demand this thread be deleted, if everybody knows then the skills shortages will be met and I wont be able to jump ship in time