EURES Italy is looking for you!

EURES Italy promotes conscious, quality and circular professional mobility.

Its actions are aimed at matching demand and supply of labor according to the legal status of the subjects in mobility."

We have a wide array of job openings across many fields of expertise. EURES Italy is arranging this online recruitment event together with other countries, where you have the chance to connect with Italian companies and find job opportunities in Italy.

During the event we will provide you with information on both working and living in Italy and you will be able to meet some Italian companies looking for qualified candidates.

Recruitment consultants from EURES Italy will be available for chat during the day. You will also have the opportunity to reach out to some of the participating companies during the event.

Work in Italy is a Presidium created by the EURES Italy to provide adequate information and guidance to those who intend to have work experience in Italy for short or long term.

In EOJD events it operates mainly as an Info Point with the goal to offer a place (even virtual) to companies to meet their employment needs by meeting foreign candidates and at the same time support, both, to find the appropriate tools for a matching.

Many of EURES' services (in particular EURES on-line services) are freely available for any user with access to the web. If you already live and work in the EEA territory or Switzerland, you can contact a local or regional EURES Adviser to get advice. However, finding a job via EURES does not change the legal obligations and administrative procedures that may apply to non-EU citizens.

If you intend to move from a non-EEA country (except Switzerland) to live and work in the European Economic Area or Switzerland, often your own Ministry of Foreign Affairs can provide you with information on legal requirements to move abroad or refer you to useful information centres.

Work in Italy’s mission is to assist Italian companies in attracting and recruiting qualified foreign candidates in sectors, where Italian companies face skills shortages.

EURES offers a network of advisers to provide the information required by jobseekers and employers through personal contacts. There are more than 70 EURES advisers across Italy and the number is growing.

EURES advisers are trained specialists who provide the three basic EURES services of information, guidance and placement, to both jobseekers and employers interested in the European job market. They have developed specialised expertise in the practical, legal and administrative matters relating to mobility at national and cross-border levels. Generally they work within the Public Employment Service of each Region, or within other partner organisations in the EURES network.

If you are looking for more information about job searching in Italy you have the opportunity to get in direct contact with a Italian EURES adviser.

Each Friday 10:00-13:00 (CET) you can chat online with a consultant who can tell you about:
• Working and living conditions in Italy
• Job searching in Italy
• Your job opportunities etc.

You can log on by using the below link which will connect you to a EURES adviser. We look forward to chatting with you.

 

Chat with EURES Advisers (europa.eu)

 

EURES Italy present job possibilities in other EU/EEA countries and Switzerland for Italian jobseekers on https://www.anpal.gov.it/notizie-eures-news

 

The EURES Italy network condemns all forms of racism, discrimination and gender violence!

 

This is exclusively an "Info Point" service.

"WORK IN ITALY" Info Point: provides general information for EU nationals and Non-EU nationals about living and working conditions in Italy and from this edition of EOJD also for Italian citizens who intend to return to Italy.

This Info point (prepared by EURES Italy) is dedicated to basic and first level information for EU nationals and Non-EU nationals interested in working in Italy.

Every citizen of the European Union has the right to move and reside freely in Italy or within the territory of another Member State other than that of which he/she is a national. Different formalities are required depending on the length of stay (exceeding three months or shorter stay).

EU nationals and on their own nationality. Due to complex immigration procedures, employers may as well decide not to go through your application.  In order to be able to work in Italy and/or other European countries you will still have additional legal obligations and administrative procedures to go through to get access to the European labour market – and you’re not entitled to EURES mobility schemes.

 

EURES Italy - WORK IN ITALY – Info for EU nationals

 

If you are an EU citizen or EAA continue to follow the information on Living and Working in Italy:

WORK IN ITALY – Info EU nationals

Definitions of Terms - European citizens

Angraphic residence - European citizens

Domicile and tax domicile

Tax identification number

VAT Number

Health Care for Foreign Citizens – TEAM Card

Leases and Rentals

Banking services for Foreigners

Driving in Italy – Driving Licence - European citizens

Entries in Italy for study

How to find a job

Active job search in Europe

Incomes and taxation

SPID - the Public Digital Identity System

The rights of foreign workers

Workplace injuries

Useful numbers in Italy

 

EURES Italy - WORK IN ITALY  - Info for NON-EU nationals

 

If you are not an EU citizen or EAA continue to follow the information on Living and Working in Italy

Info Non-EU nationals

This is exclusively an "Info Point" service.

It provides general information for Non-EU nationals about living and working conditions in Italy.

In order to be able to work in Italy and/or other European countries you will still have additional legal obligations and administrative procedures to go through to get access to the European labour market – and you’re not entitled to EURES mobility schemes.

As it is reiterated by the European Commission: Employment, social affairs and inclusion for non-EU citizens: “The freedom to move to another EU country to work without a work permit is a right for EU nationals”.

Non-EU nationals may have the right to work in an EU country or to be treated equally with EU nationals as regards conditions of work. These rights depend on their status as family members of EU nationals and on their own nationality. Due to complex immigration procedures, employers may as well decide not to go through your application.

Many of EURES' services (in particular EURES on-line services) are freely available for any user with access to the web. If you already live and work in the EEA territory or Switzerland, you can contact a local or regional EURES Adviser to get advice.

However, finding a job via EURES does not change the legal obligations and administrative procedures that may apply to non-EU citizens.

If you intend to move from a non-EEA country (except Switzerland) to live and work in the European Economic Area or Switzerland, often your own Ministry of Foreign Affairs can provide you with information on legal requirements to move abroad or refer you to useful information centres.

This Info point (prepared by EURES Italy) is dedicated to basic and first level information for non-EU citizens interested in working in Italy.

We reiterate that the Italian Authority responsible for the entry and stay of non-EU citizens is the Ministry of the Interior.

 

For more information and insights, follow the presentations:

WORK IN ITALY – Info NON-EU nationals

Definitions of Terms - Non-EU Countries

Framework of entry - Entry into Italy

Framework of entry - Quotas Flow Decrees

Entrance for tourism

Entries in Italy for study

Entrance for scientific research

Entrance for medical treatments

Entries in Italy for reunification

Entries in Italy for work

Entries in Italy for self-employment

Entries in Italy for internships

Angraphic residence- Non-EU

Residence Permit – Permesso di Soggiorno

Residence Permit - Long-term

EU Blue Card

Recruitment resident in Italy

The rights of foreign workers

Workplace injuries

Banking services for Foreigners

Leases and Rentals

Health Care for Foreign Citizens – STP Card

Driving - Licence_NON-EU

Tax identification number - Non-EU

Incomes and taxation

SPID - the Public Digital Identity System

 

Information and tools to enter/stay in Italy

Prenot@Mi, a new platform to book appointments with Italian consulates

Prenota Facile, a new platform that allows the booking and management of appointments of residence permits  

Summary of authorities

Useful numbers in Italy

VAT Number

Health Care for Foreign Citizens – TEAM Card

 

Our focus:

Work in Italy for Seasonal Jobs:

If you are thinking about a job in Italy or Europe, there are at least 5 good reasons to consider seasonal work:

1-  Seasonal jobs could be a great way to start living and working in another European country

2 - Seasonal jobs could be a great way to increase your skills

3 - As a seasonal worker you are entitled to the same working conditions as national workers

4 - Seasonal work is your first step to further job opportunities

5 - Seasonal work allows you to develop a wider range of professional contacts

 

Seasonal Jobs in Italy

Seasonal Jobs in Italy

The Macro sectors of Seasonal Job in Italy

Trends in the Agricutural Economy

Entry in Italy for Seasonal Work - EU Countries

Entry in Italy for Seasonal Work - Non-EU Countries

Practical guide for foreign Workers and Employers

Three-year Plan to tackle labour exploitation and unlawful recruitment in agriculture

National Guidelines on identification, protection and assistance to victims of labour exploitation in agricolture

 

EURES ITALIA joins the #EUweekforSeasonalworkers campaign

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On these Links you can find practical information about coming to work or study in the EU for more than 90 days and on how to join your family in the EU.

https://ec.europa.eu/immigration/node_en

https://ec.europa.eu/social/main.jsp?catId=470&langId=en

https://ec.europa.eu/migrantskills/#/

http://www.halp.eu/guida-per-richiedenti-asilo/

 

Our focus:

Work in Italy for digital platform workers (Digital Nomad):

'Work on digital platforms' means work done and services provided on request and behind Compensation of platform workers, regardless of their employment situation (subordinate or self-employed), the type of digital work platform (on-site or online) or the level of skills required.

For fair working conditions, rights and social protection for digital platform workers

Remote worker - Digitalnomads

Digital nomads - Tax regime

First Report on Digital nomadism in Italy 2021

Second Report on Digital nomadism in Italy

 

Fair working conditions, rights and social protection for platform workers:

https://www.europarl.europa.eu/doceo/document/TA-9-2021-0385_IT.html

https://www.bruxelles.confcooperative.it/Dettaglio/ArtMID/506/ArticleID/1020/Condizioni-di-lavoro-eque-

Diritti-e-Protezione-sociale-per-i-Lavoratori-delle-piattaforme

https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/better-regulation/have-your-say/initiatives/12828-Migliorare-le-condizioni-di-

lavoro-dei-lavoratori-delle-piattaforme-digitali_it

https://www.bruxelles.confcooperative.it/Dettaglio/ArtMID/506/ArticleID/1020/Condizioni-di-lavoro-eque-

Diritti-e-Protezione-sociale-per-i-Lavoratori-delle-piattaformec

https://www.eurofound.europa.eu/publications/policy-brief/2021/initiatives-to-improve-conditions-for-

platform-workers-aims-methods-strengths-and-weaknesses

https://oa.inapp.org/jspui/bitstream/20.500.12916/3381/3/Guarascio_et_al_Sinappsi_2_2021.pdf

 

Our focus:

Work in Italy for: Back to Italy

Some useful information for those who return to Italy:

The first steps

Incentives for those returning from abroad

The reference institutions-Revenue Agency

The reference institutions-The Registry of Italians Residing Abroad (A.I.R.E.)

The reference institutions-INPS

Diplomas and Qualifications acquired abroad according to access to the Labour Market

Study certificates and qualifications acquired abroad

Where are the available jobs?

Excelsior information system set up by Unioncamere and ANPAL

https://excelsior.unioncamere.net/

For the 5-period 2022-2026, some 40 000 ICT technicians will be recruited mainly by the IT and telecommunications industry, together with mathematics and computer science specialists (30 000). There is also a need for technicians in organisational and financial activities (120-130 000), management, construction and environmental engineers, architects (some 50 000 in total), social science and management specialists (e.g. market analysts, marketing specialists and social media managers). The demand for engineers will top 50% in advanced business support services to companies in the consultancy sector and 20% (mechanical and electronic engineers) in the mechatronics and robotics sector, which will also require technicians, specialised mechanics and industrial equipment assemblers. The construction industry mainly needs workers specialising in construction and the maintenance of building structures and construction finishers (around 220 000), as well as construction engineers and technicians (around 25 000). Demand in the health sector will be concentrated on healthcare technicians (such as nurses, physiotherapists, radiologists and laboratory technicians), doctors and qualified healthcare and social services professionals.

Throughout Italy, 38.3% of the jobs on offer remain unfilled, particularly in the sectors of metalworking (52.6%), wood and furniture (50.4%), mechatronics (49.2%), IT and communications services (49.2%), textiles, clothing and footwear (47.4%). Finding candidates remains particularly difficult for businesses in the north-east (42.0%), followed by those in the north-west (41.1%), centre (36.3%) and south and islands (34.8%).

The professional groups within which it is very difficult to find candidates are, in descending order, pharmacists, biologists, and other life science specialists (55%), doctors and other healthcare specialists (46%), managers and directors (44%), IT, physics and chemical specialists (33%), metalworking and electromechanical workers (37%), beauty care workers (34%), workers specialising in the wood and paper industry (32%), social welfare workers (32%), specialist workers and plant operators in the textile, clothing and footwear industry (31%), chefs, waiters and other tourist service professions (23%), and reception, information and customer support workers (17%).

In May 2022, 444 310 recruitments are planned throughout Italy, the highest number of which is planned in the south and islands (133 260), followed by the north-west (114 840), centre (98 270) and north-east (97 940). The largest expected number of hires for commercial and service professions is in the north-east (42.4%) followed by the south and islands (40.6%); specialised workers, plant and machine operators are most needed in the north-west (25.9%), north-east, south and islands (24%); managers, specialised professions and technicians in the north-west (22.7%). Service jobs are most common in central Italy (40.1%).

Source: Excelsior Information System, Unioncamere-ANPAL, 2022

Hot jobs:

The sectors most in need of experienced candidates include construction (83% of entries require experience), IT and telecommunications services and personal services (80%), and textiles, clothing and footwear (78%).

Where are the available workers?

Unemployment figures are typically high in southern areas of Italy. ISTAT data for the last quarter of 2021 show an unemployment rate of 15.8% in southern Italy, a very high rate compared to that in other parts of the country (central Italy 8.4%, north-west 6.1%, north 5.8% and lastly north-east 5.5%).

The regions with the highest unemployment rates are Sicily (48.8%), Calabria (47%) and Campania (44.8%). The lowest unemployment rates are recorded in the Autonomous Province of Bolzano (9.1%), Trentino Alto Adige (12.1%) and the Autonomous Province of Trento (15.9%).

The gender employment gap remains among the highest in Europe. Female unemployment in Italy stands at 9.9% (last quarter of 2021) compared with 8.9% for men. The highest level of female unemployment is recorded in southern Italy with 17.3%, followed by central Italy with 9.3%. The regions with the highest female unemployment rates are Sicily and Calabria (56.7%).

The youth unemployment rate stood at 24.50% in March 2022.

 

ISTAT, Quarterly Note on Employment Trends, Q2 2022.

‘Excelsior informa’ bulletin – Q2 2022

Short overview of the labour market:

Short overview of the labour market

The Italian labour market differs widely between the regions. Industrial activity is mostly concentrated in the north, while people in southern regions mainly work in agriculture and tourism. The most typical sectors in order of GDP size (2021) are: services (GDP EUR 281 264 million), manufacturing (GDP EUR 76 359 million), construction (GDP EUR 20 261 million), agriculture (GDP EUR 7 729 million). The most common type of contract on offer is fixed-term (55.5%) and full-time. The qualification most requested is an upper secondary school diploma.

The last few years have seen a steady decline in the Italian population to a historical low in January 2022, with a total of 58 983 122 people residing in Italy. The number of people with foreign citizenship stands at around 5 193 000 (8% of the population) with a higher co‏ncentration in north-western regions. 46.3% of Italians reside in northern Italy, 19.8% in central Italy and 33.8% in the south and islands. The most populous regions are Lombardy, Veneto, Lazio, Campania and Sicily. However, the demographic crisis is most evident in southern Italy, particularly in Molise, Basilicata and Calabria.

After the negative effects on the economy caused by the pandemic, 2021 saw higher-than-expected GDP growth (+ 6.2%) and a continuous improvement in the employment situation until pre-crisis positions were restored. Compared to March 2021, the number of jobseekers decreased in March 2022 (- 16.6%) and the inactivity rate fell to pre-pandemic levels (34.5%). The unemployment rate stands at 8.30% compared to 9.3% in October 2021, while youth unemployment stands at 24.5% compared to 27.6% in October 2021. Unfortunately, as at January 2022, the percentage of NEETs (aged 15-29) is still among the highest in Europe (23.10%). Since April 2021, the labour force participation rate has increased by 1.2% to 65.5% in March 2022.

Since the outbreak of the war in Ukraine, the Italian economy has experienced signs of slowdown due to the uncertain outlook and the energy and raw material supply crisis. The sector showing the greatest reaction is the services sector, which recorded strong growth in May 2022 (+ 30% compared to the previous month), due in particular to the recovery of the tourism sector. The manufacturing and construction sectors have slowed down (- 4.4% and - 0.9% respectively), especially when compared to one year ago (- 18.8% and - 27.5% respectively).

The latest forecasts produced by the Excelsior Unioncamere/ANPAL Information System show a need for 1 531 450 workers for the period May to July 2022. Most of these (1 209 060) are required by the services sector (particularly business, tourism and catering services), followed by industry with 322 400 expected new hires, mainly in the manufacturing and public utilities sectors. The provinces recording the highest revenues are Rome, Milan and Naples, while those offering the most opportunities for young people are Trieste, Reggio Emilia and Cuneo.

A total of 444 310 new hires are expected for May 2022, of which most (126 690) will require a secondary education qualification. The most difficult roles to fill, however, are those requiring a tertiary level of education (45.5% of vacant posts), particularly in the field of dentistry (68.6% vacant posts), healthcare and paramedical fields (58.9%), and mathematical, physical and computer sciences (58.5%). These are followed by roles requiring a vocational qualification or diploma (43.5% of vacancies), particularly in the textile and clothing sector (72%), motor vehicle repair (68.8%), electricians (57.3%) and the well-being sector (56%). Roles that are difficult to fill requiring a secondary education level account for 39.3% of the total. Most jobs are available in the fields of mechanics, mechatronics, and energy (62.1%); electronics and electrical engineering (47.2%); IT and telecommunications (46%), and industrial and craft production and maintenance (45.2%).

GREEN ECONOMY

Investments stemming from the National Recovery and Resilience Plan (NRRP) will be important for the recovery of the Italian economy. In particular, ecological and digital transition actions will increase the demand for jobs in the green economy, IT and telecommunications sectors (‘green jobs’). The NRRP earmarks 37% of investment and reform expenditure to support climate objectives, and 20% to support the digital transition.

The budget for the green revolution and the ecological transition is EUR 59.46 billion. This covers the circular economy and sustainable agriculture (EUR 5.27 billion), renewable energy and sustainable mobility (EUR 23.78 billion), energy efficiency and building renovation (EUR 15.36 billion), and land preservation (EUR 15.05 billion). These investments will drive growth in employment across many economic sectors, but particularly in mechatronics (especially electricity and electronics), agri-food, fittings and construction. New sectoral supply chains will also be able to develop as resources are dedicated to technologies related to hydrogen, satellites, microelectronics, the development of a European battery industry, and the strengthening of cybersecurity and the Cloud. Finally, a new supply of goods and services will be developed in many segments, with primarily green and digital products, digital services related to telemedicine, smart mobility, electric cars, and sustainable mobility.

The greatest demand for green jobs will be in the following areas: for the construction sector, sustainable architects, designers of sustainable buildings and installers of low environmental impact air-conditioning systems; for mechanics, experts in electric motor systems and/or component technologies; for the environment, environmental IT specialists to develop environmental software and applications, environmental lawyers, mobility managers, energy managers and eco-designers. In addition, the number of professionals required with a mix of at least two e-skills (i.e. basic digital skills, ability to use mathematical and IT languages and methods and ability to manage innovative solutions) is estimated at between 875 000 and 959 000, more than 20% of the total. These include software analysts and designers, electronic and telecommunications engineers, programming technicians and network and telematic system operators.

Unioncamere – ANPAL, Excelsior information system

Text last edited on: 07/2022

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