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Increased MSME support expected to create boom in jobs

Small businesses employ the largest share of workers in several Caribbean countries BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS — Increased support of micro, small and medium-sized enterprises (MSMEs) in several Caribbean countries is expected to boost employment and economic growth in the near future, creating dozens more jobs in the Caribbean. [caption id="attachment_6851" align="alignright" width="384"] MSMEs account for around…
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Report: Employers struggle to hire skilled workers in the Caribbean

World Bank says many workers are underskilled for jobs in the Caribbean BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS — Employers are having a hard time filling a growing demand for skilled workers in the Caribbean, according to a new report released by the World Bank. This is largely due to the ongoing skills gap in the region, which has…
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World Bank report outlines two industries for more jobs in the Caribbean

Caribbean region ‘not living up to its potential’ in the digital and green economies, says World Bank BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS — With the call for greater economic diversification still ringing loud in most countries in the region, the World Bank has released a diagnostic report in which it singled out two key areas for development to…
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World Bank laments lack of sufficient talent acquisition services in the Caribbean

New report emphasizes one of the major reasons why resources like Caribbean Employment Services Inc. are necessary BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS — As it expressed concern about high levels of informal employment and potential long-term unemployment in the region, the World Bank said there aren’t enough services to connect jobseekers with private-sector jobs in the Caribbean. [caption…
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