to the Deputy Minister of Labor, Health
and Social Affairs Tamara Barkalaia, an
employment agency will start working on January 1, 2020 which will be aimed at retraining staff in accordance with the needs
of the labor market.
“The role of the
state in overcoming unemployment is very large. Work on shaping state policy in
this direction began in 2015, and
primary intermediary services were created. Our goal at this stage is to
retrain personnel, in particular, short-term courses, professional development,
individual consultations for those wishing to find work. The online employment
platform is also planned to be launched, ”she says.
In Barkalaia’s words, following
the current challenges, the decision to establish
the Agency was made in November which main objective is to establish communications
between employers and job seekers.
necessary, the Agency will provide assistance at the expense of the state to
obtain profession for those who want to get a job but do not have required qualifications.
state intervenes in this process and is trying to train personnel meeting the demand in the labor market,” Tamara Barkalaia
this purpose, the Ministry of Education has been actively training persons wishing to find work, namely, it created
special professional colleges which are in great demand.
The Deputy Minister adds that the Agency will start working on January 1, 2020, it will have 15 branches- 5 in Tbilisi and 10 in the regions.