Where the job finders are

Twice as many Danes would prefer to receive help from a private job agency than council-run job centres, according to a report from the business lobby Dansk Erhverv that is due out this week. Jakob Tietge, a spokesperson for Dansk Erhverv, said the findings reflect that private-sector hiring companies have a more pragmatic view of the unemployed. “You’re not a case with a problem, you’re a resource,” he said. The report also found that most people expected their network or unemployment insurance provider to be more helpful in finding work than the job centres. A representative for the nation's job centres said biased media coverage had affected people’s opinion of the bureaus. – Politiken





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