Hey! Unemployment dropped in the province! Break out the cava!

The latest figures from the social services office show that an additional 134.182 people signed onto the dole in October across Spain. The total number of people drawing the dole is now, officially,  4.360.926. That’s just about the population of Eire, if anyone if keeping count (4.481.430). The figures come a month after the official population survey showed that just under 5 million people were unemployed in Spain – that’s supposed to be people drawing Continue reading Hey! Unemployment dropped in the province! Break out the cava!

INEM offices to open during the afternoons

In order to keep giving the excellent service the Spanish expect of their Public Administration, ZP has announced that unemployment offices across the nation (well, almost all of them) will be open extra hours (no siesta, open till late). The plan has been approved in principle by the unions. Extra hours will be covered by making the staff work overtime and no extra staff will be hired. The project wil cost €4,5 million and last Continue reading INEM offices to open during the afternoons

Jobs going across Andalucia (According to INEM)

For a number of reasons, I was down at the INEM (jobs office) office in Huercal Overa this pm. Feeling bored, I started to play around with the “find a job” computer, where the INEM publishes all of the jobs going that they know about. You can search by quite a few different criteria, and I choose the “geographical” option. Lots of types of jobs going. Hairdresser seems popular. Here’s the number of jobs available Continue reading Jobs going across Andalucia (According to INEM)