Many Job Vacancies in Brazil Remain Unfilled due to Lack of Qualified Jobseekers

From January to May, SINE offered approximately 500,000 job openings, but only 37 percent of these were filled.

By Richard Mann, Contributing Reporter

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - Positions remain to be filled in the National Employment System (SINE). Fewer than half of the job vacancies have been filled.

The lack of qualified professionals is among the main causes. Airton Gabriel Salvaterra, a bricklayer, says he has many skills. "Gardening, kitchen helper, painter, and even in my area, even as a bricklayer." But he did not qualify for any of the jobs on offer.

A survey by the Ministry of Industry, Foreign Trade, and Services showed that by May 2019, SINE had offered almost 500,000 jobs. Only 37 . . .

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