A picture of Maria Symeonaki

The Evolution of Early Job Insecurity in Europe – a new NEGOTIATE paper

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The study proposes a meaningful multidimensional index of early job insecurity for European countries based on raw micro-data drawn from the European Union’s Labor Force Survey (EU-LFS), and captures its evolution over time, before and during the years of the post–2008 economic crisis. More specifically, a number of different indicators capturing various domains of early […]

The book covers of the two books

New edited books from NEGOTIATE

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Two edited volumes from the NEGOTIATE project are published with Edward Elgar: Youth Unemployment and Early Job Insecurity in Europe (e-elgar.com) & Negotiating Early Job Insecurity in Europe (e-elgar.com). Both volumes are available Open Access with Edward Elgar online: Youth Unemployment and Job Insecurity in Europe. Problems, Risk-Factors and Policies. Edited by Bjørn Hvinden, Christer […]

A panel consisting of Maria Symeonaki, Rodrigo Ballster and Julie Ward

NEGOTIATE Final Conference: A range of recommendations to strengthen European and national efforts to combat early job insecurity

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On 4 and 5 December 2017 the NEGOTIATE project’s final conference titled ‘Scarred Youth – What can the EU do?’ took place in Norway House in Brussels. The two-day programme included different sessions and offered high level discussions with over 130 researchers, policymakers, civil society and youth who exchanged views and policy recommendations on how […]

The header of the final Negotiate conference

Our final conference will be discussing the consequences of labour market marginalisation

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The second session will discuss the consequences of labour market marginalisation from different angles. Christian Imdorf, University of Basel (Switzerland) and Rumiana Stoilova, Institute for the Study of Societies and Knowledge (Bulgaria) will address the role of employers in the inclusion of young job applicants into the labour market, and how the views of employers […]

Employee and boss handshaking after a job interview

Young job-hoppers struggle in Switzerland

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The employer report from Switzerland is officially released. One main message presented in the press release is that young people who frequently change jobs or work in positions that are unrelated to their vocational or academic studies are hampering their job chances. Indiscriminate measures that aim to get unemployed people back to work as quickly […]

A picture from the second Negotiate national stakeholder meeting

Policy coordination and the implementation of the Youth Guarantee (YG)

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The second Negotiate national stakeholder meeting took place on November 27th 2016 once again at the Representative Office of the ‘Land’ Bremen in Berlin. The meeting brought together social partners, Federal Associations of vocational training providers and welfare organisations, representatives of the Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs and the regional government in Bremen (senator) […]