Employing Workers
 

Employing workers:

A well selected and trained workforce is a must for any successful business efforts. Strategic International Solutions for Business – SIS4Biz has experienced Executive Team Members and partners to execute all processes of hiring, training and human resource management combined with legal and CPA in Brazil. Our goal is to provide our clients with the best solutions, savings and protection when staffing in Brazil.

Below is snapshot of 1802 Latin American companies surveyed in 2009.

Workforce Brazil Region All countries
% of Firms Offering Formal Training* 52.94 43.26 34.37
Average Number of Seasonal/Temporary, Full-Time Employees 3.79 6.93 7.81
Average Number of Permanent, Full Time Employees 119.13 48.77 49.25
% of Firms Identifying Labor Regulations as a Major Constraint*** 57.43 18.04 11.43

The difficulties that employers face in hiring and firing workers are shown below. Each index assigns values between 0 and 100, with higher values representing more rigid regulations. The Rigidity of Employment Index is an average of the three indices. The first table lists the overall "Ease of Doing Business" rank (out of 183 economies) and the rankings by each topic. The rest of the tables summarize the key indicators for each topic and benchmark against regional and high-income economy (OECD) averages.

Indicator Brazil Latin America & Caribbean OECD Average
Difficulty of hiring index (0-100) 78 34.4 26.5
Rigidity of hours index (0-100) 60 21.2 30.1
Difficulty of redundancy index (0-100) 0 24.1 22.6
Rigidity of employment index (0-100) 46 26.6 26.4
Redundancy costs (weeks of salary) 46 53.0 26.6

Summary from Doing Business 2010 data for Brazil.

 
 
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