Job Program

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Employment Services to Veterans with Disabilities in US

The number of military personnel incurring disability in current military conflicts is the highest in over three decades. Since 2001, over 1.6 million service members, Reservists, and National Guard have been deployed to Iraq, Afghanistan, and other Middle Eastern nations. As noted by Lew et al. (2007), advances in medical innovations and body armor have … Continue reading

Startup Programs / The effectiveness is influenced by prevailing economic conditions finds a research

“Labor demand side restrictions in areas with relatively bad labor market conditions generally increase entries into start-up programs as job offers are limited and starting an own business is an opportunity to leave unemployment. However, the survival of firms in deprived areas is also lower, such that the overall effect remains an empirical question” write Marco … Continue reading

UK / Flagship government employment program finds jobs for only 3.5 % of participants

Private companies running a flagship government employment scheme have put only 3.5 percent of clients into sustainable jobs, statistics published on Tuesday showed. The British coalition government’s Work Programme, launched in June 2011 to help the long-term unemployed find work, divides the country into regions, with each comprising a range of private, public and voluntary … Continue reading

UK – Job programme – Almost 1 in 2 employer is unaware

More than a year after the introduction of the government’s ambitious Work Programme, the CIPD warns today that it needs to build on the scheme’s early progress by increasing awareness and understanding of the scheme amongst employers. In a survey of more than 1,000 employers, drawn from all three main sectors of the economy, the … Continue reading

US Unemployment System – A Bad Employment Policy

…Between 2008 and 2011, $174 billion in unemployment taxes was collected while $450 billion was paid out in benefits, a gap of $276 billion. Thirty-four states blew through their unemployment insurance trust funds and borrowed from Washington — and 22 of those still owe the feds a total of more than $30 billion, according to … Continue reading

EU – A €2bn stimulus package for 13,000 jobs

Details of the programme were announced at Government Buildings by Taoiseach Enda Kenny, Tánaiste Eamon Gilmore, and Minister for Public Expenditure Brendan Howlin. The funding for the programme will come from loans from the European Investment Bank, the National Pensions Reserve Fund, domestic bank loans and other potential private investment sources. Mr Kenny confirmed that … Continue reading

U.S. | Job Stimulus Programs | Where are the promised Green Jobs ?

Three weeks ago, President Barack Obama stood in front of a sea of gleaming solar panels in Boulder City, Nevada, to celebrate his administration’s efforts to promote “green energy.” Stretching row upon row into the desert, the Copper Mountain Solar Project not far from Las Vegas provided an impressive backdrop for the president. Built on … Continue reading

New Hampshire | Job Program | Giving a chance to try out jobs that were not considered

More than 12 million Americans are out of work, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. Looking for a job similar to the one that was lost can be a frustrating and futile exercise, but an employment program in the northeastern state of New Hampshire gives the unemployed a chance to try out jobs they … Continue reading

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