Employment Education

Survey Confirms the Dramatic Effects of Life Skills Training for Employees

Hilton has seen the very real benefits of investing in life skills training for their team members.

The Story of Thumeka

Why did Thumeka choose motor mechanics? “I just love everything about it,” says the 20-year-old graduate of the College of Cape Town.

Bringing Global Lessons to the United States’ Opportunity Youth

While knowledge is growing and solutions exist, too little dialogue is taking place between nations on how best to connect youth to supportive mentors and institutions.

7 Lessons Learned from Gamification in India

QUEST Alliance is using games to spur learning and dialogue.

How Retail Skills Help This Young Cook in Argentina

Her training in retail is helping this aspiring chef gets closer to her dreams of owning her own restaurant.

A Good News Story Benefiting Thousands of Palestinian Youth

Success in absolute terms is elusive in Palestine, but one initiative has reached—and will continue to impact—thousands of young people there.

5 Ways to Drive Youth-Inclusive Economic Growth in Africa

In Sub-Saharan Africa, nearly 70 percent of youth have jobs but earn less than $2 a day.

In Indonesia, an EquipYouth Trainee Redefines Role of Youth in Her Workplace

Employers in Indonesia have doubts about hiring young employees, but 18-year-old Lutfiati's confidence, reliability, and ease with clients prove she's an asset to her company.

In Indonesia, Employers Gain New Perspective on Hiring Youth

Employers in Indonesia are wary of hiring youth, but Lutfiati has proved her value to her company.

3 Lessons for Increasing & Sustaining Women’s Participation in Vocational Training

Despite a higher earning and promotion potential in industrial sectors, women aren't accessing these jobs. How do we get more women enrolled?