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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Ten years after the onset of the financial crisis, unemployment and job insecurity are still challenges that affect young people in all European countries. The NEGOTIATE project reveals that despite convergence of policies there is still significant divergence of outcomes. Bad luck in timing of labour market entry leaves scars on the young. During the […]
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 […]
The employer report from Bulgaria is officially released. The study registers a shortage of staff in five sectors of employment in Bulgaria, together with the presence of attitudes among those selecting people for recruitment, which limit the potential circle of candidates for job openings. The survey was focused on five economic sectors, in each of […]
The employer report from Greece is officially released.
Bjorn Hvinden the coordinator of the NEGOTIATE project visited the EXCEPT workshop in Thessaloniki (Greece) in August 2017. He gave the overview of the NEGOTIATE project and presented the main findings.
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 […]
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) […]