(ANSA) - BELGRADE - Slovenian entrepreneurs remain optimistic about the future prospect of the economy and around 20% of them plan to hire more staff in the next months of this year, according to a recent survey of the agency Manpower, local media reported. While one fifth of employer surveyed plan to increase their staff, only 4% said they would reduce the number employees, with 74% stating that they have no plane for changes. According to the Slovenian news agency Sta, a positive outlook in terms of hiring was registered in all sectors of the economy, in particular in construction, financial services, real estate and transport and communications. However, Manpower told Sta, also Slovenia is facing the issue of labour shortage, a systemic problem common in other EU countries. According to Manpower, Slovenia - together with Romania - are currently the countries in Europe and in the world with the most optimistic outlook for hiring. (ANSA).

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