At first sight, the labour market is currently distinguished by contradictory features: the number of unemployed people and the unemployment rate are both rising, yet there are still staffing problems and even a shortage of skilled labour force which, in some cases, is even becoming worse. This situation reveals a mismatch between the requirements on the side of the demand (the companies) and the qualifications and abilities of the labour force (supply side) on the other.
As a way to more closely match the two, the skilled labour force screening project aims to analyse the regional labour markets in Upper Austria in more depth, both in terms of the current and anticipated demand for labour, as well as the available supply of labour. The project includes the following building blocks:
Providing information and recommendations to actors in the labour market, education and business, especially at the interface between school, work and career orientation
For further regional information please contact our team.