Hundreds of jobs are created every month in the private sector in Cyprus and there are more and more ads for job seekers from workers and waiters to inspectors, lawyers, teachers, professions related to the hotel industry, electricians, electrical engineers, drivers. At the same time, the employers' organizations OEB and KEVE in a joint letter to the President of the Republic claim that the reopening of companies in the post-pandemic era brought back to the fore “the problem of lack of human resources in our country” and briefly describe the problem currently facing the Cypriot business due to the observed shortcomings.
According to the research of “F” on kariera.com.cy of the website of “Phileleftheros” and in other places where advertisements are registered, hundreds of jobs are created every week, but the question is what salaries they offer to the employee, especially in a period when rents are rising and the cost of living is very expensive.
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From the hundreds of positions offered, a small number of employees are given an annual salary of up to € 10,000 and it mainly concerns salesmen, kitchen assistants, cleaners, people for lunch.
For the profession of barista that has become “fashionable” in recent years due to the many cafes that open, there are hundreds of ads. In most ads, no annual salary is mentioned and in those mentioned it is between € 10,000 – € 20,000. The greatest demand is for restaurants – cafes, bakeries – confectioneries and much less supply of seats for the hotel sector. Related profession in demand is for waiter, bartender, cook, confectioner, cashier in restaurants and cafes. There is a great demand in the market, as shown by the ads that are registered, but in most of them the salary is not mentioned and in the cases when it is available it ranges from € 10,000 to € 20,000.
Workers – craftsmen
There is a great demand in the market for workers – craftsmen in almost all cities of Cyprus and it concerns furniture and kitchen assembly technicians, construction technicians, machine maintenance, oil painters, plastering craftsmen, inscription craftsmen, welders, carpenters, builders, builders. Most job advertisements do not mention salary and in cases where reference is made the annual earnings are between € 10,000 and € 20,000. The positions mainly concern the sector of industry, constructions and contractors.
The labor market seems to be in need of storekeepers as the ads that are posted on various websites are numerous and concern all the cities of Cyprus. Most positions are for permanent employment and the salary is not mentioned.
Guides and distributors
Ads to find drivers, distributors and delivery drivers are increasing and increasing. The ads come mainly from food companies, retail companies or the supply chain. For the delivery position the ads are mainly from cafes, restaurants, pizzerias.
Hundreds of ads are available for jobs in supermarkets and department stores, in various positions, from cashier and saleswoman to cleaning clerk and customer service manager. Most of the ads concern vacancies in Nicosia.
There are many ads for sales positions in almost all provinces of Cyprus and for the whole range of retail, mainly for department stores and supermarkets. Most positions are for permanent employment, the salaries offered are not listed and in the cases mentioned are from € 10,000 to € 20,000 per year. There is a great demand for the customer service sector and it concerns forex companies, tourism and hotel professions, restaurants, cafes, betting companies and retail. And in this category of ads in most cases the salary offered is not mentioned.
There are also hundreds of ads for secretarial support positions. Below this area there are positions for office clerk, customer service officer, senior secretary, secretary assistant, control center and telephone service operator (operator), finace officer, Russian – speaking corporate administrator, call center manager, social media marketing campaigner , accounts and client support assistant. Most ads do not mention the salary offered. The minimum annual salary is from € 10,000 to € 20,000.
Marketing – public relations
There are plenty of ads under this section and most are for employment in Nicosia and Limassol. They come mainly from marketing and advertising companies, business consultants and forex companies. Most ads do not mention the financial benefits offered.
The ads could not be without the demand for technical instrument operator, software developer, engineer, photovoltaic system engineer, safety and health management consulting engineer, requirements operators. Most ads are for employment in Nicosia and Limassol and most do not mention the financial terms of employment.
Demand for auditors
The profession of auditor could not be absent from the demand in the labor market. The positions concern: Senior advisor (internal audit, risk and compliance services department), qualified accountant supervisor, trainee accountants, audit department, chief financial officer, audit consultants, risk advisory department, credit controller, corporate group controller. In the profession of accountant most ads do not mention salary. In those mentioned, most are from € 20,000 to € 30,000.
There are hundreds of positions for demand under this section and it mainly concerns the search for accountants, accounting assistant, accounting officer, junior business analyst, customer support officer, chief financial officer, business intelligence analyst. There are hundreds of ads for positions under the financial section. Most positions are for employment in Limassol and then in Nicosia and do not mention annual earnings or other benefits.
Hundreds are the ads for the search of personnel related to the specific unit and the positions are: computer repair technician, junior web developer, senior business intelligence analyst, software developer, senior account manager, web developer, operational support consultant. Most positions concern Nicosia and Limassol. The annual earnings in the cases mentioned are from € 20,000 to € 30,000.
There are several ads related to the demand of nurses and it mainly concerns medical centers and clinical laboratories. The ads mainly do not have the annual fees and in the minimum cases mentioned are from € 10,000 to € 20,000. The demand for doctors is very limited, no fees are usually reported and in the cases that are available they range from € 20,000 to € 30,000. Ads for medical visitors are also limited, with annual earnings reported to be between € 10,000 and € 20,000.
Many professions are looking for staff
Apart from the usual professions, there are also those that one does not meet regularly in advertisements. For example, musicians and singers, costume designers and stylists, people involved in the visual arts, but also models are in demand. In the ads there is a search for photographers, but also animal caregivers. Tailors are also in demand for evening dress and wedding dress. There are also ads for flower decorators who know English and Russian, as well as a florist. As for the part of education, teachers are required from tutoring centers, but even in this category the fees given are not mentioned, animal caregivers, pharmacists, hairdressers, beauticians / professional make-up.