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  1. Report

    Lessons learned from employment diagnostics during the Covid-19 crisis

    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

  2. Report

    Youth labour market resilience during the COVID-19 crisis in three middle-income countries

    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.

  3. Event

    Webinar on Career Guidance for Building Young People’s Future: The Role of Employment Services

  4. Podcast: ILO/Sida Partnership

    Thinking globally, acting locally: Tackling youth employment in El Salvador

    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.

  5. Guide

    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.

  6. News

    Take the ILO Rapid Survey on the Impacts of COVID-19 on Work and Aspirations

    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!

  7. Publication

    From policy to results: Guidelines for implementation of national employment policies

    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.

  8. Diagnostic tool and guide

    Public employment services: 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.

  9. Practical guide

    How to organize my job search? A step-by-step guide for job seekers and those who support them

    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.

  10. Podcast series: Global challenges – Global solutions

    In the uneven recovery from the COVID-19 jobs crisis, women are being left behind

    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.