Companies in the commerce sector are facing challenges with the availability of labour. The phenomenon is becoming evident in the service sector in general. Commerce could be enabled to employ even more, for example, by improving the language skills of foreign born labour as well as by targeting training compensation and salary subsidies better.
service sector skill survey
Companies in the service sector require a high skill-level. The recent Service sector skill survey shows that there are few jobs available for the uneducated even with pay subsidies. Service Sector Employers Palta, the Finnish Commerce Federation and Finance Finland demand stronger employment measures from the government.