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What Works Best in Youth Employment Interventions: The Potential of Intervention Design
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What Works Best in Youth Employment Interventions: The Potential of Intervention Design

After rising drastically in the wake of the 2007 financial crisis, the global youth unemployment rate stabilized at 13 per cent by 2012 and is expected to rise only slightly in 2016.[i] Still, the adding of nearly 5 million young people to the already 70 million youth unemployed globally presents a growing policy imperative. In … Continue reading

Power and Influence : Two Peas in a Pod? (On Influence – Part V)
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Power and Influence : Two Peas in a Pod? (On Influence – Part V)

Influence involves a relationship between those in power and those who want to influence power. Late Sunday night on July 12, 2015, a social activist in Barcelona twittered the hashtag #ThisIsACoup denouncing the Eurozone leaders’ proposed bailout measures to Greece, arguably among the most austere since World War I. By the next morning, the hashtag … Continue reading

Salary transparency: The last border for pay equity?
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Salary transparency: The last border for pay equity?

Organizations, through the information they share or do not share with their employees, have a tremendous impact on equity at work. It is broadly acknowledged that a gender wage gap exists in organizations based in industrialized countries. The U.S. Census Bureau reports that a 22% disparity still prevails between men and women[1][2]. By and large, … Continue reading