INVESTMENT AND EDUCATION REQUIRED TO BOOST JOBSEEKERS’ CHANCES

MORE could be done by the Indonesian government to improve the opportunities for job seekers as unemployment figures continue to rise, say HR experts. While the IT sector is set to drive the economy forward, the skillsets of local would-be employees are still lacking and a push is required towards stepping up education levels, they warned. Figures released earlier this month (NOV)by the Indonesian Central Statistics Agency (BPS) reported an increase in year on year unemployment rates from 7.03 million in August of 2016, to 7.04 million in the same month this ...


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