Job creation slows in Guatemala
Employers are less optimistic about contracting workers for the next three months.
Wednesday, June 11, 2008
At the same time, the work is still available for those prepared to look for it.
A greater amount of private investment, mainly in construction and infrastructure and transport, explained most of the interannual increase of 11% in formal employment up to December 2016.
Panama's improvement in the availability index of skilled labor, does not respond to an increase in supply, but to a drop in demand because of a slowdown in the economy.
For every million dollars that comes into Central America as Foreign Direct Investment, only 4.7 jobs are created on average.
The Manpower Employment Outlook Survey for the last quarter of 2012 highlights the Commerce and Transport and Communications sectors as having the most demand.
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