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Tunisia: recruitment abroad surges by 21%

The number of hires abroad has increased by 21%, until June 30, 2018, i.e. 1,125 recruited Tunisians against 930 recruited in 2017, according to the latest statistical data from the Tunisian Agency for Technical Cooperation (ATCT).

These hires concerned the fields of education and teaching with 496 guest workers, these fields being at the head of recruitment, accounting for 44% of the recruitment made. They are followed by health sectors with 253 executives, engineering (141) and administration (124).

Saudi Arabia remains in first place in the recruitment of Tunisian guest workers with 383 or 34% of total recruitments, then Qatar with 219 recruits.

The Arab countries are the first beneficiaries with 722 recruited or 64% followed by France with 118 recruited and Canada with 102.

Through the “Lemma” project and with the support of the European Union (EU), the ATCT intends to repeat the experience of the international mobility days entitled “International Job Days” with several other Canadian institutions in the city of Drummondville to select and recruit approximately 160 executives in the hospitality, tourism, health, media and industry sectors.

A recruitment process in Tunisia will be set up for the benefit of 15 economic institutions from the province of Quebec.

In this context, more than 750 candidates have been interviewed and tested for 200 positions in the field of information and communication technology, welding, metallurgy, agro-food industries and textile.

In addition, the International Employment Forum will be organized in October 2018 and will include a larger number of foreign employers.

The total number of Tunisian guest workers and experts rose to 17,945 until June 30, 2018.


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