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FSD2934 Register Data on Vacancies Notified to Public Employment Service 2006

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  • Ministry of Employment and the Economy. Research and Foresight Group

Keywords

employment services, labour force, labour force needs, recruitment

Abstract

The data contain information on the vacancies notified to the Public Employment Service in Finland in 2006. The data have have been compiled of job advertisements, and each individual vacancy mentioned in the advertisements has been counted. There is information on open vacancies, employers, and the process of filling the job vacancies.

The 2006 data are the earliest data on vacancies notified to Public Employment Service archived at the FSD. The structure of and some of the variables in this dataset differ slightly from the other archived datasets in the series.

The information on open vacancies covers variables such as the location, occupation, and duration of the vacancy, the employer's industry of employment, educational requirements, working hours, staff size, the type of workplace, the deadline for applications, and the starting date of the job. In addition, the data contain variables providing information on the number of open vacancies in the advertisements and the number of rows in the advertisement. The public employment agencies and employment and economic centres located in the region of the open vacancies are also included in the data.

Various duration variables have been added to the data. These variables include the duration the vacancy was open, the time of recruiting, and the time it took to fill the vacancy. These variables have their own calculation rules.

The data also include regional variables such as the sub-region, degree of urbanisation, and town.

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