download flexibility@work 2017.Randstad is pleased to attribute to the public discourse with this ‘People to Jobs, Jobs to People’ research. Commissioned by Randstad, the IZA Institute for the Study of Labor in Bonn has studied the determinants of worker migration, highlight expected changes in labor supply of targeted migration flows and offer a comprehensive discussion of firms’ (re)location choices to investigate the potential of job flows in response to skill shortages. Randstad CEO, Jacques van den Broek, presented this study to Mr. Kamp, Minister of Economic Affairs, on Tuesday, 7 March 2017.
The research shows that labor migration is important in resolving future labor shortages through which a contribution is made to economic growth and employment.
The report comprises three studies:
1. What moves talent?
2. Projecting developments in labor supply and demand
3. Jobs to People? - Assessing firm location choice behavior in the light of skill shortages
To read all the insights, please download the full report.