Latvia -Young workers sceptical on labour market perspective -July 06, 2014

A large minority of youngsters (39%) believes that the possibilities of getting an appealing job position are ‘poor’, according to a study conducted by the Youth Competence Center. The qualification good was substantially lower (16%).

A large minority of youngsters (39%) believes that the possibilities of getting an appealing job position are ‘poor’, according to a study conducted by the Youth Competence Center. The qualification good was substantially lower (16%). 72% of the surveyed youth, between 18 and 25 years of age, indicated that the lack of job opportunities is one of the main reasons that causes them to emigrate. More than two-thirds of the respondents believe that by increasing the average salary, youth diaspora living abroad, would return. Other solutions include improving of job opportunities and the standard of living.

English: http://www.baltic-course.com/eng/analytics ...    

 

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