The Lithuanian labour market: general trends Birutė Rukšėnaitė EURES adviser Vilnius, Lithuania
Tendencies • The labour force supply decreases • Unemployment rate decreased almost in all territories • The labour force demand exceeds the supply • The biggest increase of vacancies is in construction and services sectors. Unemployment problem is gradually replaced by lack of qualified labour force.
The most demandable professions for specialists • Trade managers • Teachers • Accountants • Secretaries • Business services managers, publicity managers • Personnel and vocational guidance specialists • Project managers • Heads of Services and Production Departments • Heads of Finance and Management Departments • Mentors
The most demandable professions for service sector and skilled workers • Shop assistants • Carpenters and joiners • Cooks • Painters • Welders • Heavy vehicle drivers • Waiters and barmen • Instrument makers • Drivers • Masons
The most demandable professions for unskilled workers • Workers at the manufacturing industry • Cleaners, laundresses and other auxiliary staff • Loaders and other unskilled workers at transport sector • Unskilled workers in construction and mining • Unskilled workers in sectors of agriculture, forestry, fishing • Couriers, porters • Windowscleaners, watchers