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dc.contributor.authorHollywood, Emma-
dc.contributor.authorEgdell, Valerie-
dc.contributor.authorMcQuaid, Ronald-
dc.date.accessioned2014-04-26T23:15:06Z-
dc.date.available2014-04-26T23:15:06Z-
dc.date.issued2012-05-
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1893/17638-
dc.description.abstractUnemployment can have a long lasting impact on a young person's future career prospects and earnings potential. Those who have been unemployed in their youth experience long-term negative impacts on their career development, earnings, wellbeing and health (Hammarström & Janlert 2002; Bell & Blanchflower 2011; Dieckhoff, 2011). These effects can be felt for many years with individuals experiencing the 'scar of youth unemployment' when they are in their 40s (Gregg & Tominey 2005). Furthermore, young people, particularly from disadvantaged backgrounds, can become trapped in 'poor jobs' or 'poor work' throughout adulthood (Green & Owen 2006; MacDonald 2011). This article outlines findings from two Scottish case studies of third sector run employability programmes aimed at getting disadvantaged young people, aged 16-25, back into work. Four key approaches were identified as contributing to the success of the programmes: addressing the wider barriers facing young people; providing appropriate support and engaging with young people; developing aspirations; and educating young people about work.en_UK
dc.language.isoen-
dc.relationHollywood E, Egdell V & McQuaid R (2012) Youth unemployment initiatives and the impact on disadvantaged youth. The Skills Development Scotland Co Ltd. Spotlight article: Labour Market Focus.-
dc.relation.ispartofseriesSpotlight article: Labour Market Focus-
dc.rightsUse in this Repository permitted under the Open Government Licence: http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/doc/open-government-licence/open-government-licence.htm-
dc.titleYouth unemployment initiatives and the impact on disadvantaged youthen_UK
dc.typeResearch Reporten_UK
dc.citation.publicationstatusPublished-
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dc.identifier.urlhttp://test.skillsdevelopmentscotland.co.uk/knowledge/newsletter/youth-unemployment-initiatives-and-disadvantaged-youth.aspx-
dc.author.emailr.w.mcquaid@stir.ac.uk-
dc.contributor.affiliationEdinburgh Napier University-
dc.contributor.affiliationEdinburgh Napier University-
dc.contributor.affiliationEdinburgh Napier University-
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