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Spanish focus on helping unqualified Housewives to find Work

06 July 2009

More and more Spanish housewives, many of whom have no professional qualifications and have never worked in their lives, are looking for jobs because their husbands and other family members have lost their jobs due to the current economic crisis, El Mundo reports.
“They have something very goodâ€VbCrLf says Begona Guindel, regional director of Randstad Spain. “They are very serious people, never miss a day at work, are willing to work part-time and adapt to anything. Very often they come to us with that profile and they end up with a full-time job.â€VbCrLf
Randstad Spain has a dedicated department, which concentrates on finding temporary employment for such women. “More than half of these women want to improve their qualifications in order to confront the economic crisis.â€VbCrLf
We need to use the women’s experience in areas such as taking care of the elderly, says Beatriz Pelaez, of the Spanish Government’s Red Arana Organisation.
According to Francisco Aranda, Head of the Spanish Association of Employment Agencies (AGETT) “temporary employment agencies should become better at finding employment opportunities for all workers, especially those with difficulties like women who are older than 45.â€VbCrLf

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