HR's role in reducing youth unemployment

Stevens, John
June 1997
People Management;6/26/1997, Vol. 3 Issue 13, p65
Focuses on the British government's plans of getting young unemployed people into regular jobs. Population that comprises the growing underclass of unemployed and unemployable individuals; Number of unemployed individuals for more than six months in April 1997; Examples of youth unemployment reduction initiatives by various firms.


Related Articles

  • Working Nation. Colman, Adrian // Youth Studies Australia;Winter1994, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p6 

    Focuses on the Australian government's plans to reduce youth unemployment. Release of white paper on employment and growth called `Working Nation'; Increase in training programs for school leavers; Tighter links between schools and industry.

  • School-industry linkage. Colman, Adrian // Youth Studies Australia;Winter1994, Vol. 13 Issue 2, p6 

    Reports on the Australian government's plans to give employers greater influence over the training of young people as part of a national strategy to reduce youth unemployment. Establishment of the Australian Student Traineeship Foundation to forge closer links between schools and industry.

  • Baby bureaucrats a-borning. Mulawka, Brian // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;09/22/97, Vol. 24 Issue 41, p8 

    Discusses the proposed Youth Internship Program (YIP) in Canada, which is designed to lower the 16.7 percent jobless rate among Canadian youths. The widespread opposition to the program; How the YIP program will be set up; Why groups are opposed; Comments from Mark Milke, director of the...

  • Skills upgrade for New Deal. Meilton, David // Public Finance;01/14/2000, p11 

    Reports on Great Britain's launch of a ten-point revamp of its New Deal project, as part of an effort to reduce unemployment. Criticisms against the project; Reduction of long-term youth unemployment; Coverage of the revamped scheme; Development of outreach programs to promote youth employment.

  • Betting on entrepreneurship. Ekoué, Blamé // New African;Jul2014, Issue 541, p52 

    The article discusses the initiatives of the government in Togo to address the problem of youth unemployment in the country. The creation of the Programme Emploi des Jeunes (PEJ), a programme launched in February 2013 which aims to address the problem by developing entrepreneurial skills among...

  • Benefit changes put courses for jobless at risk. Merrick, Neil // People Management;3/9/1995, Vol. 1 Issue 5, p8 

    Discusses that training courses for unemployed people are under threat following the decision of Great Britain's government to stop people claiming benefit for tuition per week. Amount of time people out of work can spend in college each week without losing benefits in April 1996; Challenges...

  • Ottawa's UI crackdown fizzles. Bunner, Paul; Kaganoff, Penny; Clark, Doug; Steinberg, Sybil // Alberta Report / Newsmagazine;3/1/93, Vol. 20 Issue 11, p14 

    Speculates that attempts to tighten access to Canada's deficit-ridden unemployment insurance system have come a cropper at the hands of opposition parties, welfare advocates, labor and women's groups, Alberta Premier Ralph Klein, the media and the Quebec Tory caucus. Broad agreement on the need...

  • When work doesn't work. Burtless, G. // Brookings Review;Spring92, Vol. 10 Issue 2, p26 

    Focuses on employment programs for welfare recipients, a method that many financially strapped state governments use to curb welfare costs by changing the behavior of the recipients. Changing attitudes towards welfare and work; State experiments in workfare; What the Manpower Demonstration...

  • Job security in America. Abraham, Katharine; Houseman, Susan // Brookings Review;Summer93, Vol. 11 Issue 3, p34 

    Examines layoffs of workers in the United States. America's pro-layoff bias; German and US labor market adjustment; Steps for reform.


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics