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Governments supporting successful businessmen that choose to mentor the development of a “soon to be entrepreneur” will enhance the country’s business environment and will help expand the country’s economy and availability of quality jobs.
This concept focuses on securing what has remained of the asset base in a post disaster situation(people) and generating lost assets (resources) in a sustainable manner which is fundamental to livelihood rebuilding of affected communities.
Work at StartupHostel. A hostel entirely run by young people for young people.
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The concept is about being able to record and having your track record of what you like in front of you.It could be what one really likes to do and have a format to understand one's versatile interests which can work as a CV for later.
A online area where skills like Powerpoint, Excel, and any others that we can think of are taught in various forms. Print versions, Videos, Interactive do as you go lessons. It would really help fill the gaps in higher education.
A digital tool that helps young people 'bank' their experiences in an online 'vault' (which they can view as a timeline) and then retrieve at a later date, already formatted into a CV template specific to their job application.
The idea is to host a series of small 1-2 day music festivals in different locations. Young unemployed people can volunteer to help arranging the events in their locations. A non-profit org. will facilitate and at the same time host a job fair.
As the saying goes, "It takes a village to raise a productive child" (adapted African proverb). Many skills sought after by progressive employers are not explicitly taught in schools today - perhaps we can supplement with practice and group feedback
10,000 hours. That's the amount of hours you need to invest become excellent at something. When I heard this number I was really scared but then I looked at this statistic and I realized that people all around me are already putting in these hours.
8-12 year old students take classes where they build software apps. A non-profit organization hosts a platform that connects students and schools to each other. They collaborate to build great apps learning to network, to create and working globally.
An agency giving young people experience of the workplace by allowing teams of students work in industry for 2-3 months spending half their time on a competition of their choice, and the other half on work set by the host company.