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The World Cup is both good and bad for business in Mexico

A survey by ManpowerGroup found that 67.6% of those interviewed believe productivity suffers during the event. On the other hand, 30.8% think it improves.

Furthermore, most of the 125 employers surveyed believe the World Cup is good for office morale; the atmosphere is more agreeable and workers are more cordial.

Another survey revealed that 44% of Mexican employers have difficulty finding people with adequate job skills. At the international level, that figure is 36%, the highest in seven years.

The greatest shortage in Mexico is for workers in technical fields.

El Economista

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