PMO Business Consulting conducted a survey for the Guria Youth Resource Center within the framework of the EU-funded program "Skills for Employment and Cooperation - Perspectives for the Regions of Georgia," for Guria Youth Resource Center, conducted a "Research of Labor market and identification of growth potential economic sectors."
The aim of the research is to identify the needs of the labor market and economic sectors with growth potential, Assessment of demands and needs in the labor market, also identify educational and employment programs for the target groups of the project (Young people who, due to economic hardship, have not been able to continue their education in higher education, young people beyond education, women facing economic and social difficulties, low-income families), that will help their employment and economic empowerment.
The survey was conducted in 9 municipalities of Georgia: Kobuleti, Keda, Batumi, Ozurgeti, Lanchkhuti, Chokhatauri, Tsalenjikha, Senaki and Zugdidi.
The study assessed the general labor market situation in the target regions, employment opportunities in the private and public sectors, qualification requirements and expectations set by a potential employer. The research identified the educational areas that will contribute to the employment/self-employment of the project ("Skills for Employment and Cooperation - Perspectives for the Regions of Georgia") beneficiaries and improve their socio-economic status.