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Toward Solutions for Youth Employment

14 Oct 2015 9:16 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

A new study, Toward Solutions for Youth Employment: A 2015 Baseline Report, looks into new areas that can boost the chances of employment for young people around the world:

  • Digital Age Impact – the technological revolution is fundamentally changing work and relationships, but this shift is unevenly felt across the world.
  • Skills Gap – in order to fill the skills gap, opportunities for all, especially the most vulnerable, must be improved.
  • Quality Jobs – quantitative unemployment measurements do not reflect quality of employment and deeper understandings of today’s working conditions is required.
  • Entrepreneurship and self-employment – Young people are 1.6 times more likely than adults to display entrepreneurial activity and this can be encouraged.
Fascinating report worth checking out. While a global perspective lots of useful ideas for New Zealand
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