In China three payments a year are required, in Chile the figure can be up to six, and in Panama up to 60 payments are required in the same period.
According to an article in Laestrella.com.pa, "Panama should continue efforts to reduce the administrative complexity in the payment of taxes, recommended the global consultancy Price Waterhouse Coopers (PWC) and the World Bank (WB) on Monday."
Simply paying more is not enough, instead specific needs of each worker should be addressed, such as flexible schedules, teleworking and services such as child care and fitness.
Participating in the Forum on Human Resources by Capital Financiero entitled "Keys to Success in Retaining Talent," were Juan Planells, former director of the National Institute of Vocational Training for Human Development (Inadeh); Alberto Saenz, director of PwC Consulting, and human resourcemanager of the Panama Canal Authority (ACP), Procter & Gamble and Dell, Jose Rivera, and David Cabrera Enrique Salgado, respectively, who addressed this issue.
According to a Price-Waterhouse Coopers survey for the second half of 2011, yearly executive salaries will grow by 8.7%.
According to the survey, Salary Information Enterprise System (SEIS), conducted among a group of 102 companies, 54 national and 48 multinational operating in the country, wage increases will be 8.9% for domestic companies and 8.3% for multinationals.
The shortage of skilled labor has led Panamanian companies to get creative when recruiting staff.
Companies with a need for skilled labor have reached agreements with other companies to share staff, provided incentives to employees to recommend others for vacant positions and have even retain staffed who have officially retired.
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Commerce between Panama and China summed $11,9 billion in 2010.
In a recent study, PriceWaterhouseCoopers (PWC) affirmed that China's ascendance in global trade is making it approach Latin American economies, which suffered relatively minor damage from the international crisis.
More professionals and technicians are needed to meet demand for specialists with the opening of the country's mobile telephony sector.
The shortage was envisaged by specialists consulted by El Financiero. They believe that the current supply of cell phone market professionals and technical experts will not be sufficient to cover the demand created by the market opening, both in terms of the number of specialists, years of experience and their level of expertise.
A survey conducted by Pricewaterhouse Coopers indicated that 59% of surveyed companies do not plan to raise salaries.
Of the 150 companies surveyed, 41% are planning to make wage increases by an average of 8.6%.
Laprensalibre.com website published the results of the survey of 150 companies in Guatemala. The consultant Pricewaterhouse Coopers conducted its six-month review of the Business Labor Information System.
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