Content with the tag: empleabilidad
The covid-19 crisis affects employment inequality between immigrants and natives
The immigrant population, particularly women, have been the most vulnerable group affected by unemployment caused by the economic crisis derived from covid-19.
Does working while studying influence graduate employability?
Is it possible to secure better employment by working prior to obtaining a university qualification? This analysis shows that it is, but only if the job is related to the degree’s content.
Involuntary and dependent self-employment in Spain
Involuntary self-employment in Spain (21.7% of self-employed people) exceeded the European average (16.9%) in 2017. This study indicates that involuntary self-employment is common among young people and people with a low educational level.
Is there a motherhood penalty for promotion at work?
Are mothers at a disadvantage when being considered for promotion at work? This study shows that they are not, providing that they have not taken options such as flexible or reduced working hours or teleworking.
More female employment than ever, but the gender gap persists
The gender gap in employment prior to covid-19 stood at around 16.5%. This article assesses the impact of economic crises and analyses the evolution of female employment between 1980 and 2017.
Employed but poor
“In-work poverty” has the greatest impact on women and young people, and this was the case before the covid-19 crisis. This article shows that between 2010 and 2014, the median wage fell by 5.2%.
Why are there fewer women in manual occupations?
Two out of every three workers in manual occupations are men, and women continue to be a minority in occupations such as construction, and industry. What factors influence segregation by gender in the labour market?
Does unemployment harm mental health?
Stress, depression, insomnia, tension, feeling of uselessness… This article analyses how the mental health of workers was affected by the economic crisis and long-term unemployment.
The new generation of digital technologies in Spain
Will new-generation technologies substitute the most routine jobs? Discover the impact of automation on the world of work.
Training for employed people: the need for expansion and improvement
Training workers is vital for improving their employability. However, since the economic crisis, investment in training has fallen by 50% in Spain and social agents barely participate in the definition of continuous training actions.