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The Employer’s Perspective

As an employer what’s your perspective on supporting young people in their transition to work?

We would love to hear from employers and businesses about your perspective on the challenge of equipping young people for work. 

What have been some of your own hurdles and successes in working with young people? What challenges do you face in recruiting and training young people in your business? What support have you tapped into or felt lacking?

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Some of the most successful businesses are those who understand what diversity really is and what it can bring to their organization: better innovation, better place to work...

Some of the most successful businesses are those who understand what diversity really is and what it can bring to their organization: better innovation, better place to work...

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ZCode is a Zappos school where people who are passionate about coding can learn from people in the field.  I am sure at the end of it some of these students will end up hired.  Also the Video is about why they pay people to quit.

ZCode is a Zappos school where people who are passionate about coding can learn from people in the field. I am sure at the end of it some of these students will end up hired. Also the Video is about why they pay people to quit.

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One of the biggest challenges facing employers has to be understanding the fundamental differences in the way people work, engage with each other, and find meaning in what they do. Failure to do so will only further alienate today's youth.

One of the biggest challenges facing employers has to be understanding the fundamental differences in the way people work, engage with each other, and find meaning in what they do. Failure to do so will only further alienate today's youth.

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The idea is that this person would have a broad knowledge coupled with domain specific expertise. These people are curious about the world and because of their broad knowledge they can communicate across discipline.  This makes for collaborati teams.

The idea is that this person would have a broad knowledge coupled with domain specific expertise. These people are curious about the world and because of their broad knowledge they can communicate across discipline. This makes for collaborati teams.

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An idea that Jack Welch made popular long ago seems to be back on the rise — getting someone 5, 10, 15 or even 20 years your junior to help you see the world from an entirely different perspective. And in return, you can do the same for them!

An idea that Jack Welch made popular long ago seems to be back on the rise — getting someone 5, 10, 15 or even 20 years your junior to help you see the world from an entirely different perspective. And in return, you can do the same for them!

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Train the employer to identify work backlogs in their organizations and convert work to internships.

Train the employer to identify work backlogs in their organizations and convert work to internships.

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