Federgon reports significant increase in student work in July and August in Belgium
On an annual basis, it grew by 10.3% in July and 5.8% in August. The relatively poorer outcome in August was due in part to less favorable weather conditions. Many students jobistes indeed work in areas where the weather has a big influence (catering, entertainment, ...).
This increase in activity has been associated with an increase in the number of temporary-jobbing students.
On the whole holiday period, it had identified 149,844 working students to work in the circuit of the interim in 2013 According to a preliminary estimate would be around 157,000 in 2014 The staffing industry is about and 40% of employment in the market for working students.
"The increase in student numbers over the jobistes two main summer months is of course good news. Jobistes Students appreciate clearly the comfort and security offered by the formula of temporary work. Thanks to the agency temporary, they can quickly access a wide range of jobs for students. Moreover, they are guaranteed to have a contract in order, providing full protection and proper payment, "said Paul Verschueren Federgon.
Student employment jobistes outside the holiday period is also up since the introduction of the new regulations in January 2012 Since then, students can indeed work for 50 days, to choose freely the full year.