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People find new job twice as fast as in 2010

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People find new job twice as fast as in 2010Despite success of finding a new job depends on experience, ambitions and the sector, active search can result in employment twice as fast as last year, specialists told BNN.

CV-Online Latvia business development manager Aivis Brodins told BNN that professionals of a very specific field find jobs relatively fast, however, it is a debatable matter, because there are very little tenders announced on not so ordinary positions. He also adds that often candidates say they have even refused job offers. In general, there are people who can fin a job quite fast, but there are also those who are stuck for two years already.

“It means that they have not searched actively enough or their approach and attitude towards job advertisements is not flexible,” he says.

CV Market Group director Vladimirs korciskis thinks active search via portals, newspapers and acquaintances takes three months on average.

“This is less than half of the time needed in 2010,” he adds.

State Employment Agency told BNN those jobless for up to six months find employment most often. In addition, statistics shows 25-35-year-olds and professionally educated people find employment most often.

Maris Silinieks, WorkingDay marketing manager, highlights the fact time needed to find a job is now twice as small. However, according to him, this depends on the job seeker’s qualification and the demand for his/her profession.

“Currently, there is demand for IT specialists and all level marketing specialists. There is also lack of engineers. The labour market indeed lacks qualified professionals. Moreover, most of the unemployed have neither the higher, nor the professional education,” he says.


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  1. esti says:

    But that’s good data, Lucky you!

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  2. Soul says:

    Estonians can’t find jobs that easy. Don’t know about Lithuania. Doubt this is really different in latvia

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  3. Lucy says:

    Surprisingly well-written and informative for a free olnnie article.

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