Generation Jobless?: Turning the Youth Unemployment Crisis Into Opportunity - Vogel, P.
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Generation Jobless? uniquely explores the characteristics of both today's and tomorrow's youth and the causes of the youth unemployment crisis. The book takes a global, multi-stakeholder perspective to showcase proven solutions to tackle the crisis. Featuring interviews and input from business leaders, policy makers, educators, entrepreneurs and the Next Generation itself, it offers a positive and constructive look at change by directing each group to become part of the solution and in particular youth to take on responsibility for themselves and their peers by turning into job creators rather than job seekers.…mehr

Produktbeschreibung
Generation Jobless? uniquely explores the characteristics of both today's and tomorrow's youth and the causes of the youth unemployment crisis. The book takes a global, multi-stakeholder perspective to showcase proven solutions to tackle the crisis. Featuring interviews and input from business leaders, policy makers, educators, entrepreneurs and the Next Generation itself, it offers a positive and constructive look at change by directing each group to become part of the solution and in particular youth to take on responsibility for themselves and their peers by turning into job creators rather than job seekers.
Autorenporträt
Peter Vogel
Inhaltsangabe
Foreword PART I: YOUTH UNEMPLOYMENT 1. The Youth Unemployment Crisis and the Threat of a 'Generation Jobless' 2. Milennials and Digital Natives 3. Trends and Outlook PART II: FROM CRISIS TO OPPORTUNITY 4. Entrepreneurship: Turning Job Seekers into Job Creators 5. Addressing the Gap Between the Education System and the Labor Market 6. Employers' Contribution to Tackling Youth Unemployment 7. Designing Active Labor Market Policies To Tackle Youth Unemployment 8. More Proposed Solutions 9. Building Multi-Stakeholder Solutions for Youth Unemployment Afterword
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"Dr. Peter Vogel's work on tackling youth unemployment around the world is inspiring and an excellent read. His mission is mine, to lay out a blueprint for those with aspirations and great ideas, so that they can become job creators, wealth creators, and in certain cases, go from unemployed to self-employed."

-John Hope Bryant, Founder, Chairman and CEO, Operation HOPE

'Generation Jobless? is a wonderful read and primer for anyone who cares to make a difference. Truly the best work I have read on the youth labor market crisis and a personal invitation to each and everyone of us to take part in solving the crisis for our children'

-Carsten Sudhoff, Founder and CEO Circular Society AG

'How might we best prepare students for the world of work in the 21st century? This thorough and timely book about the youth unemployment crisis describes interesting possibilities from around the world.'

-Charles Fadel, co-author of 21st Century Skills: Learning for Life in Our Times; visiting practitioner, Harvard University

'The world of work is transforming at a furious, unprecedented pace, and young people are the ones that are hit hardest. This is a truly powerful book that gives us hope that it is not too late to avoid a generation jobless'

-Mike Johnson, Chairman & Founder, the Futurework Forum; author of The Worldwide Workplace: Solving the Global Talent Equation

'Unemployment is casting a shadow over the lives of millions of young people around the world and solutions are complex, requiring the aligned action by multiple stakeholders. In this important and fascinating book Peter Vogel takes a positive and uplifting view of what it takes for a crisis to become an opportunity. Drawing on examples from across the world he shows how education, government and employees can each play their part.'

-Prof. Lynda Gratton, London Business School and author of the book The Shift

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