Swedish jobs market - where there are jobs despite the weak market
Wednesday, 23 January 2013
As the Swedish job market continues to weaken, fewer areas in the jobs
market have real skill shortages than would have been expected. But the
gap between professions where there are skill shortages and those where
there is over supply has reduced.
According to the Swedish employment services, in its latest, it
employment trend report, "Where are the jobs?" presented at a press
release, "the professions that have labour shortages are becoming
fewer. But in five to ten years ahead, it is anticipated that there
will be labour shortages in an increasing number of skill sets due to
retirements and those in education would have caught up," writes says
Håkan Gustavsson, an analyst at the Employment Service, in a comment.
The Swedish employment service expects employment to decline by 25,000
people this year, compared with an estimated increase of 7,000 people
in 2012 (age group 16-64).
The availability of jobs is decreasing in many professions and in most
of the counties, but despite the weakening of the labour market, the
number of recruits is determined to be great and it is estimated to be
around 1.1 million in 2013.
Unemployment is expected to increase in many professions and in such a
situation, it is common for employers to increase their recruitment
"This makes it difficult for graduates to find a job, but also for
other job seekers who are entering the labour market, such as those
coming from other countries, "the Employment Service writes in the
Among the occupations with the greatest labour shortage in 2013,
include careers in mining engineering, software and systems developers,
doctors, preschool teachers, and building engineers.
By Scancomark.com Team
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