28,500 people have been hired in Kazakhstan so far in May under the Yenbek state program. 14,800 received job under the Employment Roadmap, the human resources development center reports.
During the period starting from March 16 till the end of April when the country imposed coronavirus restrictions, the number of jobs posted on job board decreased more than threefold YoY. Decrease was seen in sector of services, trade, transport and industry. However gradual easing of quarantine measures led to revival of the job market. More than 44,700 workplaces have been created since Apri under the Employment Roadmap, 14,800 people were employed through the employment centers. For the past 4 months more than 128,500 have found occasional and regular work and 1,400 received microcredits.
On May 1-19, 30,300 participated in the program, 28,500 of which obtained jobs. (Kazinform/Business World Magazine)