Labor Market Skills Needs - Analysis
The Analysis research for the Labor Market Skills Needs provides specific short-term indicators of employers' expectations regarding the new employments and skills that people should have to be competitive in the labor market.
The purpose of the research is to increase awareness of the situation and expected changes in the labor market by obtaining information from employers regarding:
- the needs for new employments in the next 6 to 12 months;
- the needs for occupations, of the new planned employments;
- the needs for skills that the candidates should possess for the new planned employments;
- the needs of workers with certain occupations, for which employers felt a shortage in filling vacancies.
Labor Market Skills Needs- Survey
The purpose of the survey is to provide specific short-term indicators of employers' expectations regarding the new employments and the skills needs that individuals need to possess to be competitive in the labor market.
Data obtained from the private sector, employers with 7 or more employees, are aimed at getting information on the needs for the new employments in the next 6 to 12 months; the occupation needs of the new planned employments and the needs for the skills that candidates should have for the new planned employments.
The results obtained from the survey are the basis of creating active measures and programs for employment. They aim to raise the unemployed' skills to increase their competitiveness in the labor market and contribute to creating conditions for its better functioning by crossing the supply and demand of a suitably qualified workforce.
The research results are also used in the education system to conceptualize enrollment policies and create new education programs harmonized with the needs of the labor market. The research also contributes to increasing the cooperation and trust between employers and the Employment Agency.
The survey is based on a sample of private-sector employers with seven or more employees, stratified by region and sector of activity of the employer.
The sample includes all medium and large employers, and the rest are selected at random until they meet the planned scope.
Results of the implemented Labor Market Skills Needs - Survey for 2020