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Empowering Youth and Resolving Youth Unemployment

Providing information and discussing all issues related to empowering, developing and training youth and resolving youth unemployment.

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Latest Activity: Apr 14

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Who trains youth in recruitment good manners?

Started by sylvia hammond. Last reply by Des Squire Apr 14. 3 Replies

More than a quarter of the South African population is unemployed and the percentage of youth unemployed is significantly higher. So surely young people would pay attention to any chance for a job?It seems not so - not for the first time, I have…Continue

Tags: CV, HR, human, resources, recruitment

Is lack of business leadership the missing link in achieving economic growth and employment?

Started by sylvia hammond. Last reply by Des Squire Feb 28. 1 Reply

The private sector and civil society should lend a helping hand to ensure that the country records economic growth that can create jobs, says Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan.Speaking to businessman and captains of industry at the AHI/Absip Breakfast…Continue

Tags: economic, reduction, goals, Pravin, Gordhan

President Zuma and HRH Prince Edward to hand out youth awards

Started by sylvia hammond Oct 6, 2013. 0 Replies

President Jacob Zuma will hand out Gold Awards on 10 October 2013 to hard working young people who have excelled in various fields.The President will be accompanied on Thursday by His Royal Highness the Earl of Wessex Prince Edward, who is the…Continue

Tags: recreatio, Gold, Mandela, project, skills

Promoting Youth employment - Employment Tax Incentive Bill out for comment

Started by sylvia hammond Sep 25, 2013. 0 Replies

President Zuma raised youth unemployment and a proposal to incentivise and encourage employers to increase employment in his 2010 State of the Nation address. From the time DHET Minister Nzimande assumed responsibility for higher education and…Continue

Tags: Treasury, DHET, Nation, comment, explanatory

Business Labour and Government all need to support Youth Employment Accord

Started by sylvia hammond May 9, 2013. 0 Replies

The IMF has urged South Africa to up its game and do more to resolve its economic problems.   After the first quarter report that unemployment has again risen, surely youth unemployment must be a priority for the nation - or risk a lost generation…Continue

Tags: experience, work, business, government, IMF

Chabane speech: Commonwealth Conference on Education & Training of Youth Workers (CCETYW)

Started by sylvia hammond Mar 18, 2013. 0 Replies

Collins Chabane confirmed that South Africa is committed to policies that strengthen the professionalisation of youth work.  The Minister in the Presidency for Performance Monitoring and Evaluation spoke at the Commonwealth Conference on the…Continue

Tags: training, education, (CCETYW), recognition, capacity

Friday Question: What prevents a sense of national unity and solving youth unemployment

Started by sylvia hammond. Last reply by sylvia hammond Oct 28, 2012. 11 Replies

Friday is a good day to reflect on progress - what we've achieved this week, this month, this year.  Yesterday Minister Pravin Gordhan reflected on progress we've made since 1994. In introduction to his mid-term budget speech, he quoted the ANC’s…Continue

Tags: unity, national, wisdom, life, unemployment

Youth Wage Subsidy: Cosatu response to Treasury and DA

Started by sylvia hammond Jun 25, 2012. 0 Replies

Cosatu have published their response to the proposals for a youth wage subsidy.  Cosatu lists 10 reasons for their opposition, amonst others they believe that the subsidy places many lower level employees at risk, that employers will dismiss other…Continue

Tags: ILO, education, development, international, labour

National Youth Service delegates encouraged to participate in shaping future

Started by sylvia hammond Jun 25, 2012. 0 Replies

Gauteng Local Government and Housing MEC Humphrey Mmemezi today called on the youth to reclaim their rightful place in the development of their lives and society.  He encouraged today’s youth to draw inspiration from the youth of 1976, who were…Continue

Tags: skills, infrastructure, education, discipline, learning

 

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