In the News (from Euronews): “Even though the latest unemployment figures for France show more people looking for a job than at any other time in the past, employers are complaining that they cannot find workers.
“The government’s employment agency says nearly half of all French companies are unable to recruit the people they need.
“Maël Bernier, the spokeswoman for consumer credit and mortgage company Empruntis, told euronews: ‘I think with 3.2 million unemployed, they’re not all saying ‘this job isn’t for me’ so it’s possible there is a mismatch between job-seekers’ qualifications and what companies are looking for.’
“The skills mismatch affects engineering firms particularly, but also home nursing, hospital nurses, cleaning and catering jobs, the textile industry and the building trade.”
My Comment: And why should one work if unemployment benefits are decent or he has never worked at all? It’s clear what kind of “specialists” we are talking about here. It can be said that without re-education the figures will only get worse.