Economy. Jobs in the IT industry is at its hottest in the labour market 2017. At the same time, there is still a lack of trained teachers and licensed professionals, according to a recent report from the employment office.
Employment is increasing in the country and many employers are demanding a skilled workforce. The problem is that many job seekers do not reach up to the criteria, according to the employment agency.
— It has become increasingly difficult to find people with secondary and post-secondary education, ” says Annelie Almérus, an analyst at the Swedish public employment service, to TT.
the Continued lack of teachers
Just as before, is a great shortage of teachers. The problem exists throughout the country and continues to grow. At the same time, the health – care system facing another crisis.
— Deficiencies in health care have existed for a long time, but it is only now that employment growth is actually hampered in the industry. It is serious because the industry’s clear requirements for professional certification makes that empty seats can not be replaced with other skills. It is not in childcare where a nanny can cover up for the teachers, ” says Almérus.
Even if there are staff shortages in the IT industry, the situation is more difficult for schools and health care.
— In the IT industry can bring in staff to remotely. But a teachers and health professionals must perform their jobs on the spot, out Almérus.
Early guidance is required
in Order to resolve the mismatches, proposes the employment services early guidance in the school. Then, young people can better understand how the labour market looks like, think Annelie Almérus.
— if you Are uncertain of what you want to work with, can you take a vocational program in high school and add courses with the university. Then it will be easier to find a job when you go out at the same time as you also are competent to study further.