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(Brcko, June 14, 2021) “Almost 50 percent of respondents said they expect growth in business volume and financial results in 2021, and 17 percent of them plan to increase salaries to workers”, is one of the conclusions of the labor market research in the Brčko District of BiH 2020/2021, which was conducted in January 2021. In the research conducted by the Brcko District Employment Institute, with the technical support of the project “Improving Labor Market Research” funded by the European Union, 219 employers participated who at the time of the survey had 1723 employees.

RS Employers Plan Employment Due To Increasing Volume of Business

The Employment Service of Republika Srpska has published information on developments in the labour market and employment needs in 2021. The information is the result of research conducted with the technical support of the project “Improving Labour Market Research” funded by the European Union…


One of the most important life decisions of primary and secondary school graduates in the Brčko District is in front of them – to choose a school, ie an profession they will pursue in their working career. When it comes to the need for professions with higher education, compared to the rest of the country, the demand for pharmaceutical technicians is interesting, which last year accounted for a third of new employees.

The most wanted occupations in the Federation of BiH are IT experts, economists, and mechanical and civil engineers

The Federal Employment Institute and the cantonal employment services invite high school graduates and high school students, as well as their parents, to contact them in the process of choosing a profession and further education because they have information that can help them.

Employers in FBiH expect growth in business volume in 2021

Most employers estimate that in 2021 they will have an increase in business volume, which indicates their optimism, expectation and hope that the business environment will still improve.

Results of labor market research in the Republic of Srpska for 2020/2021. year

The aim of the research was to collect data from employers on employment in 2020 and employment needs in 2021, as well as trends in the labor market in the Republic of Srpska.

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