How to support a job seeker? Handbook for Employment and Career Development Counselors
15 May 2023
In a world of work where changes are accelerating, the role of Employment Services is crucial. The employment counselor is essential to support professional transitions, in particular for the most vulnerable groups. However, the profession of adviser is complex. Having to combine knowledge in economics, law and human sciences, the employment professional must also acquire the skills, techniques and postures of the consulting relationship. This handbook offers the basics of the profession, to be adapted to the context of each country.
ILO and Pôle emploi sign Memorandum of Understanding
02 May 2023
With this Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), the International Labour Organization and Pôle emploi, the French Public Employment Service, have committed to strengthen and develop existing forms of collaboration, and to explore new ones in areas of common interest.
Joint ILO-FAO-Cirad engagement to support job rich recovery in Africa
JobAgri: Putting knowledge to work to support job-rich investments in agriculture and agri-food chains in Africa
10 March 2023
How to work in the green economy? Guide for young people, job seekers and those who support them
01 September 2022
When choosing professional future, many young people, sensitive to planetary issues, would like their future job to be consistent with their convictions and help to bend the carbon curve. However, for non-specialists, the green economy is still very vague. Which careers to go to? What skills to acquire? This guide aims to provide them with answers.
Income support for non-covered workers during COVID-19: a review of policy responses
26 August 2022
This paper provides an overview of the income support measures for non-covered workers implemented in response to the COVID-19 crisis, describing the collection of measures and policies in place in each selected country.
Global Employment Trends for Youth 2022: Investing in transforming futures for young people
11 August 2022
Incorporating the most recent labour market information available, Global Employment Trends for Youth sets out the youth labour market situation around the world. It shows where progress has or has not been made, updates world and regional youth labour market indicators, and gives detailed analyses of trends and issues facing young people in the labour market.
Policy sequences during and after COVID-19: A review of labour market policy patterns
24 June 2022
This policy brief tracks the sequential logic of labour market policies across a sample of countries from all world regions.
Promoting youth employment during COVID-19: A review of policy responses
24 June 2022
This report gives an overview on actual policy responses in the area of youth employment during the COVID-19 crisis in 20 selected countries.
Job retention schemes during COVID-19: A review of policy responses
24 June 2022
This report provides an update on job retention policies in a sample of 20 countries representing the main world regions as well as the diverse types of job retention schemes, in particular short-time work, furlough and wage subsidy schemes as they have been implemented in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Using data from rapid surveys for employment policy: Applications in the COVID-19 era and beyond
21 June 2022
This brief focuses on providing guidance on the proper use of data from rapid surveys focused on employment outcomes. This includes the assessment of data quality, appropriate data analysis, and the interpretation and communication of findings.