Global Employment Trends 2013 Report

New skills for new jobs

With high unemployment workers are increasingly finding themselves looking for work in new occupations where they lack the skills employers are looking for. This skills mismatch means unemployed people are taking longer to find a new job, and this is driving up long-term unemployment rates, says ILO Labour Economist Theo Sparreboom, especially for young people.

Date issued: 22 January 2013 | Size/duration: 00:01:28