Monster.com, the leader in successfully connecting people to job opportunities and flagship brand of Monster Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE:MWW), and GfK, an independent global market research company, today released new international survey data looking at country-level economic and labor-related competitive spirit. More than 8,000 respondents in seven countries responded to a number of questions, including how well the word industrious (meaning hard-working, innovative and constantly creating new ideas/ products) described the workforces of several international markets. The international rankings placed the U.S. in third place after China and Germany.
1. China2. Germany3. U.S.4. Canada5. India6. UK7. Netherlands8. France
A closer look at the U.S.-specific responses revealed just how much some other countries consider Americans to be industrious:
|PERCENT RESPONSE OF U.S. AS INDUSTRIOUS|
|-- The Netherlands:||69%|