Were you ever stepped out in an interview by someone you though has less impressive resume or lower qualifications? The reason may be that they excelled in the so called soft skills.
Articles related to unemployment
Skills Gap/Mismatch and implications
Challenges facing the public education system indicate that the youth unemployment crisis in Egypt is not due solely to a lack of job opportunities; there is a gap between what students learn in schools and the skills required for the workplace
Issues with Youth Employment in North Macedonia
Like in many countries in the Western Balkans, youth in North Macedonia faces the same issues related to unemployment. In general, the job market is too limited and restricted to offer opportunities for the youth, starting with the capital, Skopje, and extending to other cities where the population and economy are significantly lower.
Youth unemployment in Latvia
According to the European Union Statistical Bureau “Eurostat” data on youth employment, Latvia has the highest youth unemployment rate in the Baltic countries. What are the possibilities of integration into the labor market for youth in Latvia?
Youth Problems in Argentina
As the indicators that measure Argentina’s stuttering economy contract and decline, one figure in particular is impacting the next generation more than any other: youth unemployment…
“My First Salary”: Combating Youth Unemployment in Serbia
In our analysis we will reflect on the efficiency of the most recent government measures combating youth unemployment in Serbia through its programme “My First Salary”…
The issue of youth unemployment in Bosnia and Herzegovina
Over 50 percent of young people in B&H are unemployed, which is the most common reason for their desire to leave their homeland…
International Youth Work: Where are we going and what are we learning?
There are many comparative studies on “youth policy”. Over the last five years there are in English alone more than 150 heavily researched documents at national, regional and international level – mostly focusing on solving the “youth problem”…
Youth Problems in the Town of Brod
The town of Brod in Bosnia is a small place on the Sava river, opposite to a larger Croatian town of Slavonski Brod, but with a lot of problems. One of these problems is lack of opportunities for youth in the city.
Southeast European Youth wants a decent future
Ethno-nationalism still features prominently among young people’s worldviews, for different reasons in each country. Leading the list are Albania and Bulgaria, where 58% or 65% respectively believe that it would be best to live in a mono-ethnic society…
Young people on the labour market – statistics
This article presents some findings from a survey on the situation of young people in the labour market. The survey has a special focus on work based education…
European Parliament launches ‘This time I Vote’ campaign
As Europeans we face many challenges, from migration to climate change, from youth unemployment to data privacy. We live in an ever more globalised, competitive world…