Importance Young professionals in education is a driving force of any industry and production. What does raise concerns today about the employment of young professionals is their attraction to rural areas, where they are critically needed. Objectives We outline further directions for staffing policies with respect to young specialists and their employment in rural areas. We determine the principal factors influencing young specialists’ intentions to work in rural areas. Methods The research involves monographic, comparative and logical analysis, SWOT?analysis. Data of the Federal State Statistics Service and legislative regulations are used as a factual and analytical underpinning. Results We determine activities, which shall be undertaken to attract young specialists into rural areas and prioritize respective tasks. Conclusions and Relevance If the proposed tasks are performed to attract young specialists into rural area, it will boost the socio-economic development of rural areas, increase standards of living, make rural areas more attractive for young specialists’ work and living, reduce the gap between urban and rural quality of education.
Keywords: rural area, young specialist, social infrastructure, State support
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