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Engaging young people

Many employers struggle to fill vacant posts and say young people lack sufficient employability skills.

The world is changing fast, especially through digital technology, and it is more important than ever to understand today’s young people, tomorrow’s customers and employees.  In an increasingly competitive global environment, it is not easy for young people to plan their work futures   Talking to them is important.

Young people don’t know of all the work opportunities around them, and often have insufficient employability skills and unrealistic expectations of work, making it hard for employers to recruit and retain suitable staff.  Employers and employees can help young people develop those skills, and identify those young people who have them, by simply meeting and talking with them in Career WorkOut.