A global youth employment crisis and the transformation the labor market has been raising severe concerns and propelling worldwide recommendations for the coordination of cross-field and cross-level agents, as well as the need for coherent strategies based on research and dialogue between workers, employers, organizations and youth groups to decrease the number of NEET. In this paper, a project of educational and socio-professional intervention is presented – the project Direction Employment – which is aimed at the upskilling of NEET youth, with the objective of minimizing youth unemployment in the technology labor market, through specialized training programs and support structures that involve active synergies between researchers, trainers, industry, human resources specialists, vocational trainers and local organizations/associations. The expected results and the key indicators for measuring the desired socio-professional impact are also presented.
Oliveira, Luciana; Oliveira, Adriana José de; and Mesquita, Anabela, "Challenges of the digital transformation for NEET youth – contributions of the Direction Employment project" (2019). CAPSI 2019 Proceedings. 30.