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Unemployment in Europe (December 2021) – At 7,0% in euro area, the lowest level since the official Eurostat statistics agency began compiling data in April 1998

In December 2021, the euro area seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 7.0%, down from 7.1% in November 2021 and from 8.2% in December 2020. The EU unemployment rate was 6.4% in December 2021, down from 6.5% in November 2021 and from 7.5% in December 2020. These figures are published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the … Continue reading

COVID and Unemployment in US – A chart

Related Post COVID and UI Claims in US – More than 26 M claims since the beginning of lockdowns with 20% of jobless POSTED BY MICHEL COURNOYER ⋅ APRIL 23, 2020 ⋅ LEAVE A COMMENT In the week ending April 18, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 4,427,000, a decrease of 810,000 from … Continue reading

Unemployment in Europe’s Regions (2017) – Vary widely, from 1.7%, in Praha in the Czech Republic to 29.1% in Dytiki Makedonia in Greece

More than 80% of the NUTS 2 regions of the European Union (EU) saw their unemployment rate for persons aged 15-74 fall in 2017 compared with 2016, and around 60% recorded a decrease of at least 0.5 percentage points. However, regional unemployment rates continued to vary widely across the EU regions, with the lowest rates … Continue reading

UK / Views on how should long-term unemployment be tackled?

How should long-term unemployment be tackled in UK ? Continue reading

Euro area unemployment rate at 12.1% in July

The euro area1 (EA17) seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was 12.1% in July 2013, stable compared with June. The EU28 unemployment rate was 11.0%, also stable compared with June. In both zones, rates have risen compared with July 2012, when they were 11.5% and 10.5% respectively. These figures are published by Eurostat, the statistical office of the … Continue reading

UK / Underemployment missed in headline figures

Headline figures miss important groups, such as the part-time workers who want to go full-time but can’t, or the freelancers and self-employed who are barely attracting enough work or customers to get by. Neither of these groups are out of work; but nor are they fully employed. And while they are included in some totting … Continue reading

Five Europe 2012 Grads Testimony

Athina Prassa in Athens mastered English in four years studying at a private university. It’s a skill that may not help her much as she hunts for work while hard-right thugs roam her blighted neighborhood. Lucy Nicholls in London graduated from fashion school brimming with optimism. It took just a week for real life to … Continue reading

Tips for a Job | Interviewers Aren’t Friends | Must-Ask Questions | Body Language Mistakes | Qualities In the Eyes of Hiring Managers

The week is rich in tips. Here are some articles chosen by Job Market Monitor. 3 Reasons Why Your Interviewer isn’t Your Friend | CAREEREALISM I’m going to tell you something that shouldn’t come as a surprise. Ready? Okay… Your interviewer is not your friend. But you already knew that, right? So, why do so many job … Continue reading

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