“Perseverance is the key to job success,” says Maya, a professional matchmaker of sorts who connects young Algerian job seekers to businesses seeking qualified entry-level employees.
A few months ago, when IYF’s job placement team in Morocco secured a position for the 900th young person, they celebrated with a cake, a small Alice in Wonderland-style gâteau with the number 900 written on the top. Then, two weeks later, they found jobs for another 100 young people. So, what to do—buy another cake?
If you build an aircraft maintenance workforce, will investment for a maintenance facility come? If you're in Chihuahua, Mexico, the answer looks to be yes, thanks to years of planning.
For the 44 percent of Palestine’s youth who are unemployed, finding their place in the job market requires persistence, flexibility, networks, and the right mix of skills and experience, as 22-year-old Omar Abu Arra came to find out.