Stating that despite the negative effects of the pandemic, they carried out important works in 2020 to protect and increase employment, Minister Selçuk said that İŞKUR mediated the placement of 2020 thousand jobs in 869. Minister Selçuk noted that 834 thousand of the job placements are in the private sector.
"We Continued to Increase the Quality of the Workforce"
Minister Selçuk also touched on Active Labor Force Programs aimed at increasing the professional qualifications and experience of the workforce. Sharing the information that 2020 thousand people attended the On-the-Job Training Programs held in 336, Selçuk stated that 87 thousand people acquired a profession through Vocational Training Courses.
Selçuk said, “In 2020, 219 thousand women; 201 thousand young people benefited from active labor programs. 51,7% of those benefiting from Active Labor Force Programs are women. " he spoke.
"We Established a Bridge Between Our Citizens Seeking Job and Our Employers With Our Job and Vocational Counseling Service"
Emphasizing that during the pandemic process, support to citizens and employers seeking employment with job and vocational counseling services continues, Selçuk; “In 2020, we made more than 1 million individual interviews with 924 million 2,7 thousand job seeking citizens, helping our citizens find jobs, attend courses and programs suitable for them and choose the right profession. In addition, we visited 379 thousand employers. " said.