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While previously, the primary reasons were lacking proficiency in the Estonian language or fear of the citizenship exam, then now the main reason is that this will not obstruct living in Estonia.
The latest information we have, from the Employer Skills Survey 2015, shows 14% of employers reported skills gaps within their establishment, with approximately 54,000 staff lacking proficiency in their current role (4.
The Smart Energy GB in Communities Fund is seeking applications from not-for-profit organisations that can reach those who may face barriers to getting a smart meter, including people lacking proficiency in English, people lacking basic digital skills or no internet access and those with disabilities.
For the information of readers, the air traffic control over these areas had been lacking proficiency since the communist era.
Skill deficits are common throughout the population but are more pronounced in the elderly, mentally handicapped, non white racial and ethnic groups, those lacking proficiency in English, the poorly educated and those of lower socioeconomic status.
According to the article, "These tests perpetuate a discriminatory bias against any student lacking proficiency in white, middle-class English" (p.
Quotes from Greek authors used in the text are translated, and most Greek words are transliterated (although this is not so in the footnotes), increasing accessibility for those lacking proficiency.
For instance, a decrease in the proportion of workers who have been with a firm for more than 20 years could be the result of demographic forces (more people retiring), social forces (more people retiring early), technological forces (more people lacking proficiency with new equipment or systems), or economic forces (more people being laid off due to competition; more people starting their own businesses).