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Video: How does self-employment help young people

Don’t miss our short video, How does self-employment help young people, as discussed by Prof. Maura Sheehan. »

STYLE video – Are the work values of the younger generation changing?

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LAB meeting, France

The Local Area Board (LAB) brought together researchers from in Grenoble Ecole de Management with representatives of employers, schools and a specialist research institute in order to discuss the particular challenges facing young people in France and the links with the programme of work for the STYLE project. There were a number of key themes that emerged on the day including the importance of qualifications, the impact of the crisis and the role of internships in bridging the gap from education to employment. The strong and continued focus on formal qualifications in France was identified as a particularly important challenge facing young people. This continued focus was all the more surpr... »

Media coverage of STYLE project – Irish Times

The Irish Times has covered the issue of youth unemployment in Ireland, based on research carried out by Economic and Social Research Institute researchers. Overqualified: Workers who know too much »

New blog post from STYLE partner University of Oviedo

In 2014 youth employment and unemployment in Spain exhibited  a weak change of trend, increasing (0.6 per cent points) and decreasing (2 per cent points) respectively, while youth active labour population continued to decrease (see graph). The local advisory board of the project STYLE identified some innovations in youth employment policies in the same year amidst a general important policy inertia. http://www.informe-espana.es/mercado-laboral-juvenil-y-politicas-de-empleo/ »