BUSINESS

Firms can’t find the skilled staff they need

TAGS: Economy

Although unemployment is over 23 percent and almost 50 percent of young people are jobless, six out of 10 employers still struggle to find workers with the necessary skills for their businesses, according to a survey by Manpower released on Thursday.

The emigration of skilled human resources in recent years has aggravated the problem that already existed before the crisis.

Labor market experts warn that the flight of young workers means that the Greek economy is running the risk of being left with human resources of lower quality and expertise.

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