Business expansion
Location of affected unit(s)
Administrative Services
Employment Activities
Employment Activities
78 - Employment activities

6,000 jobs
Number of planned job creations
Job creation
Announcement Date
1 September 2006
Employment effect (start)
1 January 2006
Foreseen end date
31 December 2006


According to Handelsblatt, temporary work agency Randstad Germany is in search of about 6,000 employees to fill job openings for temporary workers. Whereas most of the job openings refer to blue collar jobs, Randstad currently notes a strong demand for engineers, bank employees and clerks.

In 2005, Randstad employed about 28,950 temporary employees and an internal staff of 1,400 in Germany.

According to the Federal Employment Agency, the temporary work industry employed, on average, a workforce of 375,300 people per month in 2005. Temporary agency employees are covered by a framework collective bargaining agreement.


  • 1 September 2006: Handelsblatt


Eurofound (2006), Randstad, Business expansion in Germany, factsheet number 64002, European Restructuring Monitor. Dublin, https://restructuringeventsprod.azurewebsites.net/restructuring-events/detail/64002.