Experts predict a labor shortage will hamper economic growth this year. Employment in Finland continues to grow, with fixed-term contracts becoming increasingly popular. Image: Tiina Jutila/Yle Finland’s employment rate has continued to grow this year, according to data from Statistics Finland. But experts say the country has yet to solveRead More →

SINGAPORE: The employment rate of female Singapore residents has increased over the past decade, from 54 percent in 2010 to 57.7 percent in 2020, which ranks well compared to OECD countries Minister of State for Manpower Gan Siow Huang said on Wednesday (January 12th). She was responding to parliamentary questionsRead More →

Imposing Alert Level 3 in Metro Manila and surrounding areas will always be helpful in securing the country’s economic recovery, according to the National Economic and Development Authority (Neda). Socio-Economic Planning Secretary Karl Kendrick T. Chua said the stricter quarantine level in Metro Manila, Bulacan, Laguna, Rizal, Cavite and otherRead More →

BAKOU, Azerbaijan, December 22 Tendency: A memorandum of understanding has been concluded between the National Employment Agency under the Ministry of Labor and Social Protection and Azerconnect Company, one of the largest employers in the ICT market. The document was signed by Mustafa Abbasbayli, chairman of the board of theRead More →

INCREASING EMPLOYMENT RATES THROUGHOUT THE DEMOGRAPHY The employment rate for residents aged 15 and over in June 2021 was 67.2%, down from 64.5% last June and also above the 65.2% reported in June 2019. “This reflects the economic recovery and the impact of measures such as the SGUnited Jobs andRead More →

The state’s economic climate continues to improve, a University of Kentucky economics professor told lawmakers on Wednesday, as more people enter the state’s workforce. The state’s unemployment rate is below the national average, British professor Michael W. Clark told members of the General Assembly’s interim committee on appropriations and revenues.Read More →

OTTAWA – Statistics Canada says the economy created 157,000 jobs in September, returning employment to pre-pandemic levels for the first time. The unemployment rate fell to 6.9% from 7.1% in August. According to Statistics Canada, the unemployment rate would have been 8.9% in September, down from 9.1% in August, ifRead More →

The September employment report was released on Friday and, as it did, in August, well below expectations and offered other evidence suggesting that the US economic recovery is slowing. Overall fair 194,000 new pays were added in September according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics. In addition, the labor force,Read More →

OTTAWA – The Canadian economy reached a milestone last month as employment returned to pre-pandemic levels for the first time, recouping the remainder of the three million jobs lost more than a year with a gain of 157,000 jobs in September. September’s earnings were prevalent and concentrated in full-time work,Read More →

The state’s economic climate continues to improve, a University of Kentucky economics professor told lawmakers on Wednesday, as more people enter the state’s workforce. The state’s unemployment rate is below the national average, British professor Michael W. Clark told members of the General Assembly’s interim committee on appropriations and revenues.Read More →

In Luxembourg, prejudices against the unemployed are unfortunately very strong and these stereotypes are “very dangerous”, according to Isabelle Schlesser, director of the National Employment Agency (Adem). In an interview on RTL Radio on Tuesday morning, Schlesser confirmed that “sometimes” employers wonder why a candidate is unemployed and, for thatRead More →

SCOTLAND’s employment rate has improved with the easing of lockdown restrictions, according to the latest official figures. The Office for National Statistics (ONS) reported that the proportion of people aged 16 to 64 who are working increased by 0.2 percentage point to 74.1% between May and July. The unemployment rateRead More →

The unemployment rate continues to fall in Luxembourg and is gradually reaching pre-Covid-19 levels, while job vacancies are already above pre-pandemic levels. Nearly 20,000 residents were looking for work at the end of February. This is the last “peak” of the unemployment curve, which has been tending towards pre-crisis “normality”Read More →

Photo file MANILA – The reopening of the economy and increased spending on infrastructure are expected to further boost the country’s employment figures, which performed better from March 2021. The Philippines Statistics Authority (PSA) reported on Thursday that the unemployment rate fell from 8.8% last February to 7.1% last March,Read More →

68% worrying employment rate, according to the deputy SDLP. The MP for Foyle said young adults in the city in particular were severely affected by what she described as a growing unemployment crisis. According to the latest labor market statistics, the employment rate (the percentage of working-age adults with aRead More →

SINGAPORE: The employment agency Adecco Personnel has been appointed to help local job seekers obtain opportunities under the SGUnited employment and skills package, the Ministry of Manpower said. Work (MOM) and Workforce Singapore (WSG) Monday March 22. Adecco is SGUnited Jobs and Skills’s first such placement partner, and the appointmentRead More →

SINGAPORE – Adecco Personnel was selected as the first employment agency to be a placement partner of SGUnited Jobs and Skills to provide job seekers with professional placement services. The Ministry of Manpower (MOM) and Workforce Singapore (WSG) announced the appointment in a statement on Monday March 22. Having placementRead More →

SINGAPORE – The employment rate of Singaporean citizens has increased over the past decade, as has the share of Professionals, Managers, Managers and Technicians (PMETs) among working Singaporeans. Their median real income has also grown faster relative to the total resident workforce – which includes permanent residents – while citizenRead More →

SINGAPORE: Aided by efforts to increase the employability of older workers, the employment rate of Singapore citizens increased from 60% in June 2009 to 63.6% in June 2019. Singaporeans also saw income growth over the same period, while more worked as professionals, managers, executives and technicians (PMETs), according to anRead More →