Skilled Worker


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Skilled Worker

A worker who is able to perform a specific task well. For example, a locksmith is a skilled worker because he/she can make new keys for customers' homes and cars. Skilled workers need some training and many acquire a certification from an institute stating that they have passed coursework in a skill. Because of this additional training and ability, skilled workers are often more highly paid than unskilled workers.
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The House of Representatives has approved on second reading a measure that seeks to establish a registry of skilled workers in every barangay.
The specialized financial intermediaries, venture capital firms, therefore incur costs in searching for the appropriate skilled worker to match with.
In a closed economy, an increase in the number of skilled workers affects wages through two channels.
It was about a supplier planning to move out of state because he couldn't find skilled workers.
SHIPBUILDING in the Nort-West is at risk from foreign firms recruiting skilled workers, it was claimed last night.
As the baby boom generation enters retirement age, New England employers will become increasingly dependent on older workers - those aged 55 and above - to meet the demand for skilled workers.
Gap and Stratum are working together to ensure manufacturers in a range of sectors - including automotive, life sciences, food & drink and aerospace - have access to a steady supply of skilled workers who can 'hit the ground running' when they join the production line.
Consequently, in contrast with performing these skill-intensive activities in-house, outsourcing them from the market is unlikely to yield a rise in the wages paid to skilled workers in downstream industries, and thus, a negative relationship of this kind may indeed prevail.
At a recent conference in Khartoum that discussed the accelerating rate of migration of Sudanese skilled workers to Saudi Arabia and Persian Gulf countries, the Sudanese government's Administration of the Affairs of Sudanese Working Abroad reportedly revealed that in 2014 alone, some 50,000 Sudanese skilled workers migrated abroad.
Business owners complain that they're unable to attract skilled workers.
LAHORE -- Provincial Minister for Labour and Human Resource Raja Ashfaq Sarwar has said the first consignment of labour force comprising 250 skilled workers from the Punjab will leave for Qatar in July this year.
He said that government and private sector will provide training to two lakh skilled and semi skilled workers during next four years for providing them opportunities at international labour market.