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Let’s consider analogous problems in other fields and other innovative approaches that have worked in very different communities.

We sometimes get stuck when trying to solve a tough problem and one of the best ways to snap out of it is to find inspiration in a completely unrelated context. Let’s consider analogous problems in other fields and other innovative approaches that have worked in very different communities. For example, think about programs supporting ex-convicts' or veterans' return to civil life.  What other successful initiatives invest in the future success and capacity development of vulnerable groups?

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Developing countries like Uganda produce over 200 nutritionists each year. These graduates often have no employment as the government has not prioritized nutrition. NGOs and other development partners can only employ less than 10 of them each year. M

Developing countries like Uganda produce over 200 nutritionists each year. These graduates often have no employment as the government has not prioritized nutrition. NGOs and other development partners can only employ less than 10 of them each year. M

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Can we learn anything from ehealth to save labour? What has the University Hospitals of Geneva (HUG) done that can be used to create and access a database of weary and untapped skills.

The University Hospitals of Geneva (HUG) is a consortium of pu

Can we learn anything from ehealth to save labour? What has the University Hospitals of Geneva (HUG) done that can be used to create and access a database of weary and untapped skills. The University Hospitals of Geneva (HUG) is a consortium of pu

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Entrepreneurship is key to helping to solve the youth unemployment problem. There are a few organisations that have started to look at franchising out social enterprises and business models.

Although each context is different, the ability to have

Entrepreneurship is key to helping to solve the youth unemployment problem. There are a few organisations that have started to look at franchising out social enterprises and business models. Although each context is different, the ability to have

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How can employers trust those with employment gaps?

A transitional employment model utilized by the social enterprise 360 Degree Solutions provides a solution. 

While this enterprise benefits homeless individuals, the transitional employment mo

How can employers trust those with employment gaps? A transitional employment model utilized by the social enterprise 360 Degree Solutions provides a solution. While this enterprise benefits homeless individuals, the transitional employment mo

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Corporations are making record profits but they are not responding by correspondingly hiring more — instead they are simply stashing away more cash. Forcing companies to spend that cash would increase hiring and investments in research and developmen

Corporations are making record profits but they are not responding by correspondingly hiring more — instead they are simply stashing away more cash. Forcing companies to spend that cash would increase hiring and investments in research and developmen

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