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Italy – 85,000 people applied for 30 jobs at a bank

Italy’s chronic unemployment problem has been thrown into sharp relief after 85,000 people applied for 30 jobs at a bank – nearly 3,000 candidates for each post.

With youth unemployment nudging close to 40 per cent and the overall level at 11 per cent, steady jobs are in great demand.

But even the managers at the Bank of Italy were astounded by the huge number of people who contacted them.

Chosen excerpts by Job Market Monitor. Read the whole story at More than 80,000 Italians apply for just 30 bank jobs, as economy remains in doldrums

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