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Supporting young job seekers with the Adecco Way to Work initiative

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With young people the worst affected by the tough labour market conditions around the world, Adecco employees have decided to act by giving a helping hand and making their expertise available to young job seekers and school leavers. On April 30, Adecco employees in over 50 countries will be out in the streets offering career guidance and free training workshops to help youngsters improve their employability.

Youth unemployment figures show the dramatic lack of jobs throughout Europe, in the US and some parts of Asia Pacific. Recent figures for Europe are critically high at 23.5% – with peaks of 55.7% in Spain and 58.4% in Greece. That means over 5.6 million people under the age of 25 are jobless in Europe. According to International Labour Organization (ILO) estimates, over 75 million young people worldwide are currently looking for work. Furthermore, recent Adecco research suggests that 54% of unemployed young people want more support and help in their efforts to find a job.

“As the world’s leading provider of HR solutions, we believe the current youth unemployment situation is economically and morally unacceptable. This job crisis is sweeping away the hopes and dreams of a whole generation," Adecco commented. "Through the Adecco Way to Work programme we want to make Adecco’s leading recruitment expertise more accessible to young job seekers and provide real-life insights into the world of work and its requirements. The Adecco Way to Work programme is our way of giving young people a helping hand. We must help unlock their potential and give them a perspective. We cannot risk losing a whole generation.”

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