Category Archives: Youth Unemployment

Youth unemployment in Czech Republic

In Czech Republic there is a trend that young people can’t find job because in our country is very high rate of unemployment. It’s not what it looks like. Yeah, in Czech Republic there is 8,4% unemployment, but if you are searching, you can find a good job! Today it is time when if you have connections you can get a job easier that you haven’t them. But everyone has connections you only shelter to come on how to use

How easy is it to be a freelancer?

Since almost a year my official job title is “freelancer”. Sometimes I check out what my fellow acquaintances do and I discovered that the number of freelancers is quite big in Latvia. Especially in the creative field. In Latvia more and more companies for specific projects often hire freelancer, because sometimes the permanent stuff can`t get the things done. There are times when I like to share my stories with my friends about the amazing projects in which I participated.

Young, educated, and looking for a job!

Photo by Liva Romane

When Laura (23) started studies at The Faculty of Social Sciences in The University of Latvia she had to find a job to pay for her living so she started to work as a babysitter in the kindergarten. Asked how she managed to combine studies with a part time job, she tells that it was very hard: “I had to wake up at 7 o’clock, went to the early lectures, in the afternoon went to the work and got home

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