Meeting the youth employment challenge : a guide for employers

Instructional material | 01 January 2001
Outlines initiatives that employers and employers’ organizations can take to stimulate youth employment. Describes measures in the areas of: creating a positive environment for job creation; enhancing employability; promoting youth entrepreneurship; and promoting equality at work for young women and men. Outlines an action plan for employers and their organizations.

This guide is designed to help employers and their organizations to initiate and expand action to promote youth employment. It provides a number of ideas and resources to assist employers in stimulating youth employment, from influencing public policy to partnering other groups such as trade unions and educational institutions, and even engaging in concrete activities directly with young people.