Hunt for Skilled Labor Germany Woos Portugal's Lost Generation

The crisis-hit nations of southern Europe have one booming industry left -- their skilled workers are in high demand in Germany, which has a chronic shortage of qualified labor. German employers in search of nurses and engineers have launched a recruitment drive in Portugal, where over a third of young people are unemployed.  
Portuguese students protesting in Lisbon this month -- they have poor job prospects at home.

Portuguese students protesting in Lisbon this month -- they have poor job prospects at home.

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