Caribbean Employment

news and information about jobs and employment in the Caribbean

Digital skills training rolled out to fill in-demand tech jobs in Jamaica

KINGSTON, JAMAICA — The Caribbean has long contended with a skills gap challenge among its workforce, but Jamaica moved one step closer to solving that problem by partnering with Microsoft to launch a five-year Digital Skills Programme.
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Private and public sector moving towards mandatory vaccination for employees

KINGSTOWN, ST. VINCENT — “Vaccinated only need apply” might be the notice affixed to job advertisements in some Caribbean jurisdictions moving forward as regional employers and governments weigh mandatory vaccination policies for certain workers.
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Working women in LAC region disproportionately impacted by COVID-19 pandemic

LATIN AMERICA AND THE CARIBBEAN — The fallout of the COVID-19 pandemic has uniquely impacted working women in the Caribbean, where they are commonly heads of their households or raising single-parent families, simultaneously being the primary “breadwinner” as well as filling traditional unpaid caretaking roles. In a recently released report, the United Nations Economic Commission…
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