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Vacancy trends in the European labour market indicate a widening gap in job opportunities between Northern and Southern countries.
Hirings remained down for most occupational groups and fell for the second time since the second quarter of 2010 for expert / specialised workers (professionals). At the same time, ICT occupations showed growing employment opportunities, according to the November 2013 edition of the European Vacancy Monitor.
An 23 Meán Fómhair seolfar feachtas míosa a ndéanfar poist, bainc, cearta sóisialta agus ríomhthráchtáil a phlé ar líne lena linn. Déanfaidh daoine aonair, eagraíochtaí agus lucht déanta beartais smaointe a roinnt lena chéile a d'fhéadfadh dul i bhfeidhm ar an Eoraip.
Hirings were down for most occupational groups and fell for the first time since the second quarter of 2010 for expert / specialised workers (professionals). At the same time, the healthcare sector showed growing demand, according to the September 2013 edition of the European Vacancy Monitor.
Decline in recruitment demand was particularly pronounced for craft and related trade workers as well as for plant and machine operators (-9% and -7%) in the third quarter of 2012, according to the May 2013 edition of the European Vacancy Monitor.
Despite a modest growth in job vacancies, especially in the education, health care, business and administration sectors, recruitment demand stagnated in the second quarter of 2012, says the February edition of the European Vacancy Monitor.
According to the December edition of the European Vacancy Monitor, the decline in labour demand had severe implications for craftsmen, operators and elementary occupations, while the demand for more skilled professionals continued to grow.
The overall labour demand is still affected by the recession, yet vacancies are hard to fill in the health, ICT, engineering, sales and finance sectors, the new European Vacancy and Recruitment Report says.
The European Commission today officially launched the EU Skills Panorama, a website presenting quantitative and qualitative information on short- and medium-term skills needs, skills supply and skills mismatches.
The European Commission is organising its sixth Brussels Job Day in the Commission's Berlaymont headquarters on 6th October.