Thus, the number of people employed with the assistance of the State Employment Service grew by 40 thousand, or 8%, and amounted to 537 thousand, compared with the same period in 2016. At the same time, 43% of them were employed before granting the status of the unemployed.
The number of employers that cooperated with employment centers in January-August 2017 increased by 13% and amounted to 144 thousand. The number of job openings in the database of the State Employment Service grew by 16%, to 722.7.
As of September 1, 2017, the number of job offerings, submitted by employers to the State Employment Service, grew by 43%, to 77 thousand. Also, there were 45.5 thousand job offerings from other sources in the database of the State Employment Service.