Arhive: #2 2013

Problems and prospects of the flexible employment forms development in the northern region

On the basis of the analysis of demographic and social problems of the Russian northern regions on the example of the Arkhangelsk region, the forms and methods of their solutions are proposed on the basis of the increasing the flexibility of employment as one of the most promising regional areas development to ensure more effective use of labor potential due to a shortage of jobs, depopulation and low living standards in many northern areas. The main factors and development prospects of flexible employment forms on the North are allocated. The reasons for ambiguous results obtained when using these shapes employment are assessed. The main principles of effective regional policy, based on a clear coherence between its goals and objectives with the organization mechanisms of employment, are formulated. At the end of the paper, the following conclusion is made: in North conditions, where the negative effects of demographic, migratory, socioeconomic processes are acuter than in other Russian regions, the prospects for regional development will largely be determined by the finding of effective mechanisms for the organization of employment.