GTFS: Global Trends and Future Scenarios Index

European employers’ perspectives on long-term unemployment, recruitment and public employment services


Based on original polling across five European countries, this report explores employers’ views on a range of issues related to long-term unemployment – their attitudes towards the unemployed, especially on skills and employability, and the effectiveness of their contact with public employment services.

To inform its recommendations for how the relationships between employment services and employers can be improved, the report presents a number of findings about employers’ perceptions and attitudes, highlighting illuminating contrasts and commonalities between countries.