Bologna, April 21, 2022 – Chefs, Waiters, cleaners, workers. And again: drivers, bricklayers, economists and business economists. There is a demand for labor but there are no workers. This was certified by the Bologna Chamber of Commerce, which almost states it a half of the required occupational numbers is not found. It is mainly women who are looking for staff service company (in 68% of the cases) a problem affecting commerce, the tourism sector and gastronomy, as reported in the pug also welcome by Giovanni Trombetti from Bologna.
Valerio Veronesi, President of the Chamber of Commerce, confirms: “Companies struggle to find almost half of the people they are looking for. There are more than 11,600 spots that could be covered in the morning that are not found“A problem that weighs heavily on GDP, so much so that Palazzo Malvezzi’s number one calculates that it’s costing us ‘almost a percentage point of GDP.’ An extra point that we could have had last year when we were recovering from the pandemic.”
The numbers required
Hence the need to run for cover, as both small businesses and those with 50+ employees are looking for numbers to include in companies, although in three out of four cases with forward contracts. Of all ten searches, three are aimed at high-level professionals, including managers, specialists and technicians; three are for skilled workers and plant operators; two for the commercial and service occupations; one is for office workers; one is for generic profiles. there diploma It is essential for 20% of searches.
And 31% of the time, companies are looking under 30. Result: 47% of the professionals wanted are considered difficult to find, a percentage that has increased by 12% compared to April last year. The greatest difficulties are caused by 390 skilled workers inbuilding and in building maintenance (75%); 320 driver means of transport (75%); 50 specialists in Economics and corporate governance (75%); 520 mechanical workers and electromechanical.
On the other hand, who are the most in-demand employees to represent 26% of expected sales? For Palazzo Malvezzi 680 cooks, Waiter and other professions of tourism services; 570 employees in the service of cleaning and in other personal services; 530 mechanical workers or similar electromechanical.
That’s why we need quick solutions. The unions agree with Maurizio Lunghi, general secretary of the Bologna Chamber of Labour, who calls for “an improvement in active labor policies to end employment agencies and employment agencies“to create ad hoc further training opportunities”. Then there are two other aspects that should not be underestimated, according to number one of the CGIL: from the lack of technical-digital profiles to the lack of technical-digital profiles precarity. The latter actually causes “dissatisfaction as it forces young people to work worse hours and wages”.
Enrico Bassani, metropolitan secretary of the CISL, keeps a long list of professionals who are missing: “Masons, truck drivers, cooks, waiters … But also engineers and soon numbers that are required by industry 4.0 experts, green economy experts as well doctors and nurses, with the paradox that the university is limited in numbers. “What to do? Recourse to foreign labor is the first solution, even if ‘the European market and certain parts of Africa have long been exhausted and we are now moving to India'”.
Then, Bassani continues, “we must actschool orientation Orientation of young people towards professions with job opportunities”. Position similar to that of Giuliano Zignani, Secretary General of Uil Emilia-Romagna and Bologna: “The training must be changed. need one new synergy between the world of work and school, or there will always be a gap in some tasks.” Veronesi also insists: “There is still little awareness of this opportunity that our companies offer. We are also working with the metropolis and the school management, soon we will present the results of a survey aimed at understanding how to narrow the gap between research and job offers”.