The issue is devoted to the problem of employment in Saratov on the example of the city employment Center.
Residents of Saratov go to a job fair for the unemployed.
Entrance to the job fair organized by the city employment Center.
Job seekers at a job fair.
Applicants take forms and fill out questionnaires.
Director of the employment Center A.V. Shvapov speaks about the wider range of activities of the job fair, compares the unemployment rate in the West and in Russia, about unemployment as a disaster for many residents of Russia, about the number of unemployed in Saratov and those who applied for employment, about the large number of unemployed women and their orientation in terms of job selection (synchronously).
Job seekers talk about their status as unemployed, the hope of finding a job at a job fair, the use of a computer database in search of work, the direction of work (synchronously).
One of the applicants shows a certificate of employment in the center of sanitary and epidemiological surveillance.
Employees of the fair select vacancies in computer databases.
Behalf of the applicants.
Employees of the fair at their computers.
Shvapov talks about the vacancies provided by enterprises in Saratov, the vulnerable categories of the population and the measures taken to solve problems with their employment, the selection of appropriate vacancies, the selection of applicants for public work in the city, the tasks of the job fair, the difficult economic situation of many enterprises (synchronously).
View of the Assembly hall of the fair (top).
Job seekers come out of the doors of the job fair.
One of the applicants talks about several proposed job options, their profession, lack of work in the specialty and non-payment of wages for the fifth month, and their readiness to undergo retraining (synchronously).
Job seekers in the halls of the job fair.
Shvapov talks about the new professions and specialties that the job fair offers, offers applicants to undergo retraining, and the need for applicants to actively search for work themselves (synchronously).
View of the hall of the job fair (top).
Types of streets and buildings in Saratov.
Panorama of the building of the training center of the Federal employment service.
Specialists of the center conduct classes with those who want to retrain for another specialty.
Lesson in the computer class.
Director of the center V. T. Krivosheev talks about approaches to solving the problem of female unemployment (synchronously).
Women in retraining classes, one of the women talks about how she lost her job, about classes at the center and their professional preferences, the hope of finding a job and the benefits of doing business and trade (synchronously).
Street private trade on one of the squares of Saratov, buyers view the product.
Krivosheev speaks about certain categories of trained specialists who are not able to get a job in their specialty (synchronously).
A woman weaves a souvenir basket.
The woman tells how she was able to earn money by weaving baskets and other folk art products, about helping the unemployed and the desire to revive folk crafts (synchronously).
Future farmers in the classroom on the material part of agricultural machinery in the training center of the Federal employment service.
Mother and daughter talk about training in the center of agricultural specialties and Sciences for subsequent farming activities (synchronously).
Panorama of the Lenin Avenue in Saratov.
View of the administrative building of one of the enterprises.
Street private trade on one of the streets of Saratov.
Locations: Saratov region 
Seasons: Winter