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Summary

Following a six - year recession, there are signs that the economy is recovering and employers in tourism, services and construction are planning to hire new employees.

Key facts:

  • Greece’s employment rate was 53.2% in 2013 – lower than both the national 2020 target of 70% and the EU-28 2020 target of 75%.
  • Following a six-year recession, there are signs that the economy is recovering and employers in tourism, services and construction are planning to hire new employees.
  • It is necessary for employees to be reskilled to meet needs of growing sectors: tourism, agriculture, energy, metals and pharmaceuticals.
  • Skills in ICT, exports, environmental and energy management, financial management, quality assurance and regulatory management, and customer services are expected to be in high demand.

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