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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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40 hired for coding jobs in Jamaica

Hundreds more hires to come as Heart/NSTA launches training programme KINGSTON, JAMAICA — Some 40 Jamaicans have been hired as coders this month thanks to a training programme aimed to bridge a skills gap in the nation. [caption id="attachment_6045" align="alignright" width="410"] The Amber Group recently hired some 40 Jamaican coders.[/caption] This second cohort of graduates…
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Jamaica’s services sector is well-positioned for job growth

Jamaica praised as ripe for investment that will foster economic diversification and create jobs KINGSTON, JAMAICA — World-renowned financial institution the Inter-American Development Bank (IDB) is hailing Jamaica as an ideal country for the kind of foreign direct investment (FDI) that will support economic diversification and create jobs. [caption id="attachment_5991" align="alignleft" width="415"] Jamaica's services sector…
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Economic diversification brings new job opportunities to the Caribbean

Hundreds of new jobs in technology, agriculture and more as Caribbean nations diversify away from tourism GEORGETOWN, GUYANA — Hundreds of new jobs in new industries are emerging in the Caribbean thanks to the economic diversification brought on by the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. [caption id="attachment_5919" align="alignright" width="389"] Emerging industries are creating hundreds of…
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