People First

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Swedish Embassy in Albania have selected The Headhunter Group to implement the:

People First: Enhancing Tourism through Human Resources

People first project, a focused on human resources to stimulate the growth of employment and employment positions in the Albanian tourism sector.

People First will promote employment growth by training and employing candidates with the knowledge required by various tourism industry businesses in Albania.

The project will establish partnerships between potential employees, Vocational Training Centres and businesses. The project will create paths for future employees, especially for young people and women, to gain knowledge and enter the labour market prepared.

This project will focus on five tourist locations in Albania:

  • Tirana
  • Southern Riviera
  • Durres-Kavajë Corridor
  • Albanian Shkodra / Alps
  • Korça Region, including Lake Ohrid, Pogradec and Voskopoja

In the next five years, the United States and Sweden will invest $ 6 million to promote job creation and economic growth in the Albanian tourism sector.