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Thursday, February 15, 2018

Every fifth is afraid of becoming unemployed: read 5 ways to find a job

Working every fifth Russian is afraid that in the next two or three months he might get fired, or the organization closes. These are the findings of a survey of Fund “Public opinion” (FOM). But other experts state of the sociological service VTSIOM, on the contrary, believe that the concerns of the people because of job loss is reduced. Who to believe?

photo: Gennady Cherkasov

During the crisis, a favorite pastime of sociologists conduct surveys, compile the ratings of the most common phobias that the Russians are related to their work. The most common fear of persons in employment, to lose this status, and with it the stable income.

FOM, regularly conducting such studies, says that 20% of workers there are fears that soon they will be fired, and the organization will close. After the dismissal of 21% of respondents are convinced that you will not be able to find equivalent work. Moreover, these indicators may absolute identical February.

Do not always these fears are groundless. In challenging economic times, companies often reorganizations, optimization, etc. Sometimes the situation pumps manual (type “orders and sales is small, can be fired at any moment”) to encourage employees. Job loss fear also because many citizens are leveraged and will not be able to support a family in case of reduction or dismissal.

According to FOM high unemployment worried about 57% of the respondents, 22% believe its the middle level, 10% is low.

Also in the survey, 47% of Russians said the economic situation in the country is poor, 44% – satisfactory. That the Russian economy is doing well, said only 5% of respondents.

Interestingly, exactly the same April poll revealed that today the problem of job loss to respondents was less relevant than a year ago. Only one in four admits the possibility of job loss, and 62% do not consider the problem of employment is too big. The decline in real income and international conflict are in the lead in the list of the main concerns of the inhabitants of Russia.

Now the number of registered unemployed in Russia exceeds one million. There is a slight tendency to decrease. According to Rosstat data for March, arrears of organizations on salary amounted to 3.3 billion rubles.

Five proven ways to find work:

– Friends, acquaintances, relatives. This is the eternal way that no one will ever be able to undo. Tell the world about your desire to change employment. Sooner or later jobs are exempt, and there is a chance that some of them will remember you. This method is good for those who are looking for work at home like a nanny, tutor, cleaners;

– mailing resume to the structures that you are interested in. It is important to write a good summary. If you do it yourself examine on the Internet instructions;

the most cost effective way is to search via the Internet. A large number of sites and recruitment agencies offering employment services. Here the main thing not to run into rogues;

– newspaper ads. Oddly enough they are still valid. It is especially suitable for those who are poorly versed in the global network or does not want to wait long for results.

– recruitment Agency. From the variety of agencies it is necessary to choose the one that most closely matches your education, skills and abilities, as many such firms fulfill orders on personnel search for the particular organizations with which they have agreements. Remember that the Agency earns on that sells workers. Therefore, this method is preferable for highly skilled employees with high wages.

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