12 May 2022
A review of the different types of employment diagnostics and a synthesis of lessons learned from the diagnostics carried out during Covid-19
02 March 2022
Young people have been especially hard hit by the COVID-19 crisis. Despite support provided by governments, many young people had to rely on their individual capabilities and resources to adapt and react to these difficult times.
Podcast: ILO/Sida Partnership
11 February 2022
This podcast provides a closer look at how El Salvador is using the global expertise of the ILO and the resources of the Swedish International Development Agency (SIDA) to generate new and inclusive employment policies. Guests are ILO Employment, Labour Markets and Youth Branch Chief Sukti Dasgupta in Geneva and ILO-SIDA project manager Juan José Urbina in El Salvador.
Guidelines on the setting-up of effective job centres in developing countries with reference to Sub-Saharan Africa, the Middle East and North Africa regions
07 February 2022
These Guidelines on how to establish job centres (employment service centres) were developed in response to calls from ILO constituents and the YouMatch Project partner countries in sub-Saharan Africa and the Middle East and North Africa regions.
10 December 2021
The International Labour Organization has launched a rapid survey on the impacts of COVID-19 on work and aspirations. We want to hear from you!
07 December 2021
These Guidelines aim to support ILO’s member States in designing and implementing integrated national employment policies. They suggest a comprehensive framework of implementation and a range of tools and methodologies which covers the whole NEPs process systematically from policy design to policy results.
Diagnostic tool and guide
23 November 2021
Running a diagnostic is an essential first step in every initiative aimed to bring about PES organizational change and improvement.
23 November 2021
This guide explains how to define an effective job search strategy. It helps you understand the job market, define your targets, create your communication tools and media, use the internet, and ultimately, successfully integrate into the new company. Intended for autonomous job seekers, it can also be used as a support tool by counsellors at employment agencies around the world.
Podcast series: Global challenges – Global solutions
22 November 2021
The COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating impact on the world of work. A new ILO brief shows that the crisis in labour markets has had an uneven impact on women. In this podcast, Valeria Esquivel, Employment Policies and Gender specialist in the Employment, Labour Markets and Youth Branch of the ILO’s Employment Policy Department analyses the current challenges and what can be done to address them.