employment

Eurostat: 1 in 5 unemployed persons in EU found a job in Q2

One in five job-seekers in the European Union found a job in the second quarter of 2016, show figures from the EU's statistical office Eurostat, suggesting that the pace of employment picked up...

Number of employed persons in Croatia in September down 0.8%

A total of 1,401,783 people in Croatia were in gainful employment at the end of September 2016, which was 0.8% fewer than at the end of August 2016, according to initial data released by the...

Employers, EBRD launch paid student training project

The Croatian Employers' Association (HUP) and the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) on Friday presented the Private Sector Youth Initiative project which would give ...

Croatia's job vacancy rate stable at highest level since EU entry

The job vacancy rate in Croatia in the second quarter of 2016 remained stable at its highest level since the country's entry into the European Union, according to figures released by the EU...

HZZ: Demand for seasonal jobs on rise

A 3% rise in seasonal employment was registered in August compared to July, and demand for this type of employment also rose by 3.8%, according to figures provided by the Croatian Employment...

Croatia only EU state to record employment fall in Q2

In the second quarter of 2016, Croatia was the only European Union member state with a decrease in employment in comparison with the previous quarter and Q2 2015, the EU statistical office...

Employment in Croatia up 1.1% in July

The number of people in paid employment in Croatia was 1.63 million at the end of July 2016, or 1.1% more than at the end of June, according to figures released by the National Bureau of...

Number of jobless Slovenians below 100,000 after 6 years

Slovenia's registered unemployment rate came to 10.8% in June when the number of Slovenians out of work fell below 100,000 for the first time since October 2010, the national statistical office...

Croatian Youth Network urges systematic youth employment measures, says will hold protest march

MMH representatives said they and their partners would organise a number of activities in September to open discussions on that topic.

Number of persons employed up by 1.5 pct in June

In June 2016, there were 1.397 million persons employed in Croatia, an increase of 1.5 percent on the month, with employment going up for the third consecutive month, the national statistical...

Eurozone unemployment stagnates at 10.1 per cent

Unemployment in the eurozone remained unchanged in June at 10.1 per cent, its lowest level in five years, new data showed Friday.

OECD: Employment levels improving, but wages remain stagnant

Employment in advanced economies is slowly improving, but wages remain low, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) said Thursday.

May sees 1.9 pct more persons employed

Croatia had 1,376,697 persons employed in May, up 1.9% on the month, and 232,327 jobless, down 8.7% on the month, the national statistical office said on Thursday.

Employers' association slams suspension of on-the-job training scheme for young people

The Croatian Employers Association (HUP) does not support the cancellation or suspension of active employment measures such as on-the-job training for young people, HUP said on Tuesday.

EU seeks to improve its appeal to highly skilled foreign workers

Highly skilled workers from around the world should in future face fewer hurdles to seeking employment in the European Union, under proposals unveiled on Tuesday aimed at attracting more global...