Tag Archives: job growth

Youth, jobseekers urged to consider careers in agriculture

Jobseekers, youth reminded that agriculture is more than working in a field BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS — A regional non-profit wants to encourage more Caribbean jobseekers, and especially young people, to pursue jobs in agriculture. The Caribbean Youth Environment Network (CYEN) made the appeal recently while speaking to media organization Barbados Today. According to a CYEN survey…
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Construction jobs abound in SVG

PM Gonsalves: No skilled labourer in SVG cannot get a job right now KINGSTOWN, ST. VINCENT AND THE GRENADINES — A boom in construction jobs in St. Vincent & the Grenadines means almost no skilled worker in the country should struggle to find work. [caption id="attachment_6642" align="alignright" width="418"] No skilled worker should struggle to find…
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New ILO programme will help 300 get jobs in Belize

Programme will target women, youth, marginalized groups BELMOPAN, BELIZE — The International Labour Organization (ILO) is on a mission to help ensure more marginalized groups find jobs in Belize through a new programme it plans to launch in the near future. [caption id="attachment_6607" align="alignright" width="275"] Most Belizean businesses are MSMEs. (Photo by Mikhail Nilov on…
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Why Caribbean jobs should hire more women

IDB report finds businesses with more women workers had better productivity and innovation BRIDGETOWN, BARBADOS — It has long been a general belief that women in Caribbean jobs perform better than their male counterparts, but a new report from the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is confirming its truth to a certain extent. The report compared…
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