If you listen to the election rhetoric being spouted by the Tories and Labour, its clear that neither side has a clue about how bridge the skills gap and support young people into work .
What concerns me though is that politicians don't seem to understand at which point an intervention is critical, not just for the young people concerned but for employers struggling to fill vacancies from the apprentice talent pool.
Labour are pledging a guaranteed apprenticeship if young…Continue
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We have over One Million young people unemployed/NEET
The figure above is shocking, but it will only get worse! Those of us who are being asked to find work for 16-24 yr old job seekers see the many barriers to getting young people into work. Employers have a very rich labour market to source candidates from, our young people are competing with a huge number of applicants from older job seekers and migrant workers and each year the numbers swell.
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