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There has been a growing recognition in recent years that individualised, tailored approaches are most likely to lead to successful, sustainable transitions into employment, particularly for more vulnerable jobseekers. Through a process of profiling and individualised action-planning, PES can take into account the particular needs of specific jobseekers, identify the precise barriers to entering the labour market and develop individualised actions and follow-up.
Core elements of individualised services include:
- trained staff and adequate counsellor/jobseeker ratios to allow for effective action planning and regular monitoring;
- profiling and in-depth assessment of individual strengths and weaknesses;
- engaging jobseekers with empowerment-based approaches and drawing on methods of critical reflection and learning;
- a mutual obligations approach.
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Recent developments in PES on the integration of the long-term unemployed back into the labour market16/10/2018
Recent developments in PES on the integration of the long-term unemployed back into the labour market
New PES Network toolkit shows how to improve PES services to employers23/07/2018
New PES Network toolkit shows how to improve PES services to employers