Countries with the lowest youth unemployment rates have one thing in common: a close connection between education and work. To foster high employment, employers, governments and educators need to partner to ensure education systems map to employers’ needs.
Jobseekers and employers often face information gaps that keep them from understanding one another’s needs. Targeted awareness campaigns can align incentives, skills, and employment and business outcomes.
The global economy needs to create five million jobs each month to absorb the one billion people that will enter the job market over the next decade. The digital economy can help reach this ambitious goal.