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The double skills gap

Building a skilled workforce requires new employment strategies, but one must not forget what experienced employees have to offer

Andy Campbell

Unemployment decreases by 0.2% down to 12.5% in Q2/2016: CAPMAS

Unemployment rates witnessed a decrease of 0.2% in the second quarter (Q2) of 2016 down to 12.5%, compared to 12.7% in the first quarter (Q1) of 2016, according to a press release by the Central Agency for Public Mobilisation and Statistics (CAPMAS) issued on Monday. A source from CAPMAS said that the decrease can be …

Adel M. Fakhry

Facebook dads and same-sex couples to benefit from changes to parental leave

Beginning next year, full-time Facebook employees around the globe will be entitled to four months paid parental leaves. The social network currently offers just four weeks leave to employees outside the United States. Facebook’s head of human resources, Lori Matloff Goler, said employees will be allowed to take the paid leave at any point up …

Deutsche Welle

Political instability has ‘surely’ affected employment rates:  ALO

By Rana Yehia The Arab Labor Organization (ALO) began issuing periodic reports since 2008, labour and unemployment being the first topic to be reported on. The Arab region generally has the highest unemployment rates amongst the world. The rates of the total unemployment have reached 14% whereas the youth unemployment percentage was recorded at 25%, …

Daily News Egypt

SFD obtains $90m for short-term employment investments

The Social Fund for Development (SFD) has obtained $90m as part of the Emergency Labour Intensive Investment Project, according to the SFD’s Social Development department head Medhat Ismail Thursday. The investment injection will be used to create short-term employment opportunities for unskilled and semi-skilled workers, Ismail added. Signed in 2013, the SFD has cooperated with …

Daily News Egypt