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Many job seekers lack access to announcements/job boards/matching services

Job seekers may not be able to find information about open positions without regular access to the internet, job search centers, government employment services, newspapers, private employment agencies, and/or private employment networks.

Job seekers often lack access to the internet

Lack of internet access hinders seekers looking for job offers and announcements, labor market intermediaries, and private employment agencies that help match youth to the right jobs.

Job seekers face a chronic lack of access to financial resources

Students and families struggle to afford the costs associated with education and training opportunities, such as tuition, learning materials, living expenses, and the opportunity cost of foregone income.

Many job seekers have social responsibilities that reduce their mobility options

For those living in remote, rural areas where job opportunities are few, commuting or relocating can be prohibitively expensive and disruptive for youth with family or community obligations.

Job seekers lack access to the basic tools they need to find and apply for jobs

Many job seekers do not have regular access to computers, newspapers, printers, phones, and e-mail, all of which can facilitate access to information on jobs as well as the job application process.

Government Regulations

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Innovative Financing Mechanisms

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Digital Self-Employment

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Employer Partnerships

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