Caribbean Employment

news and information about jobs and employment in the Caribbean

Report: Flex work could improve Jamaica’s labour

CAPRI: Productivity suffers when workers don’t have enough time to take care of other obligations KINGSTON, JAMAICA — A perceived labour productivity issue in Jamaica could be addressed if businesses were to offer more flexible work options to their employees. [caption id="attachment_6114" align="alignright" width="436"] Flexible work is one way employers can help their workers with…
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Formal jobs are improving in the Caribbean

Sustained efforts needed to maintain momentum of job growth BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS — A troubling trend that began during the COVID-19 pandemic has begun to right itself, according to the latest economic outlook report published by the International Labour Organization (ILO). The informal job sector refers to jobs that are not regulated, and whose workers are…
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New call centers to bring hundreds of jobs to Guyana

Govt. seeking to increase employment in BPO industry GEORGETOWN, GUYANA — Hundreds more jobs are about to become available in Guyana’s developing business process outsourcing (BPO) industry with the launch of several new call centers in the country. This development was revealed during the ongoing budget debate that has been taking place in Parliament over…
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SVG women complete skills training to gain employment

Taiwan ROC-funded empowerment programme helps women improve their employability KINGSTOWN, ST. VINCENT & THE GRENADINES — More than three dozen Vincentian women are set to pursue meaningful careers after graduating from a Women’s Empowerment Programme (WEP) funded by Taiwan ROC. This now makes the sixteenth successful cohort of graduates of the programme, which has seen…
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