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Sunday, 25.09.2016, 13:34
Salespersons are the most wanted employees in Latvia, according to CV-Online Latvia survey of the positions most difficult to fill in Latvia, reports LETA.
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The new Lithuanian law on the legal status of foreigners will make it more difficult for the majority of businessmen from third countries to live and do business in the Baltic state – they will have to invest more than they used to, lawyers say. More privileges are envisaged for foreigners engaged in innovative operations, LETA/BNS reported according to the Verslo Zinios business daily.
The number of young unemployed people, aged 15-29, in the first half of this year dropped by 8.9% from the respective period last year, according to the Latvian State Employment Agency’s data writes LETA.
57% of young persons believe that a monthly salary of at least EUR 800 is adequate for their knowledge and skill level15.09.2016
57 % of young persons in Latvia believe that a monthly salary of at least EUR 800 is adequate for their knowledge and skill level, according to a SEB Banka survey.
The Estonian Ministry of Economic Affairs and Communications and the IT training provider AS BCS Koolitus have concluded an agreement to carry out a pilot project whereby 500 people with no prior training in IT will be trained as junior software developers over the next four years, reports LETA/BNS.
There are some 100,000 people in Latvia who, due to various financial problems they have, prefer to be paid their wages under the table, as the Association of Latvian Commercial Banks President Martins Bicevskis told Saeima Budget and Finance Committee, reports LETA.
Lithuania would not be able to remain competitive if it abandoned a new Labor Code that has been passed by the Seimas, but vetoed by the president, the International Monetary Fund said cites LETA/BNS.