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The National Internship Program, coordinated by the Presidency of the Republic of Türkiye Human Resources Office, is a nationwide program designed to assist youth employability and school-to-work transition. It involves all public institutions and voluntary employers with the aim of providing internship opportunities for university students with principles of equal opportunity and merit ensured by its platform. The Program helped and encouraged candidates to engage in activities for their…
In response to the universal issue of a demand-supply gap in the labor market in Bangladesh, the Aspire to Innovate (a2i) Program has launched National Intelligence for Skills, Education, Employment, and Entrepreneurship (NISE). The innovation seeks to utilise data to help those who wish to enter the job market make informed decisions. It is a pioneering approach that ensures collaboration between government ministries and skills service providers under one umbrella to remove unemployment.
Karolinska University Hospital is piloting a new model for nurse-led innovation. The model consists of a framework for enabling nursing organisations to work with innovation and a nurse-led innovation hub concept, where nurses can collaborate with the industry to co-develop solutions for healthcare. Through this, the hospital puts nurses in the driving seat of innovation in healthcare to both develop better solutions for healthcare and promote a sustainable work life for frontline staff.
The municipality of Joinville has seen a markable increase in its population, which have increased citizens’ demands for public services, particularly in the areas of education and health. Between 2019 and 2022, the municipality witnessed a 150 percent increase in new hires of public servants. To meet the increasing demand for hires and ensure that vacancies are quickly filled (particularly related to teachers or doctors), the Department of People Management, an organ of Joinville City Hall,…
Dutch Central Government (employer) and Trade Unions reserved €6 million to experiment with and include a wide range of (new) Green Benefits in the Collective Labour Agreement (CLA) to fight climate change. Through a unique, multi-party innovation process, over 75 civil servants and multilevel teams were trained in innovation and experimentation and jointly came together to develop green benefits pilots to be included in the CLA. The ultimate goal is to develop methods to involve all levels of…
The innovation strategically aligns the Chamber of Commerce of Cosenza's (Camera di Commercio di Cosenza) personnel approach with its evolving goals and societal needs. It introduces a fully innovative, multidimensional recruitment process, impacting professional profiles, job announcements, selection processes, and communication strategies. This benefits the Chamber by enhancing recruitment efficiency and attracting qualified candidates, seemingly distant from institution but capable of…
The DYPA Career Days, organized by the Public Employment Service (DYPA) in Greece, fosters direct engagement between the business sector and jobseekers. This marks a significant departure for DYPA as these events are now systematically conducted, spanning the entire country. A key strength of DYPA’s Career Days lies in their comprehensive promotion of employment opportunities and the strategic engagement of interested individuals through a process characterized by simultaneous, adaptable, and…
The innovation involved creating a central support service for elderly people who need care and monitoring. For this purpose, a Call Center operates on a 24-hour basis with properly trained staff composed of social workers and psychologists, who have direct access to each elderly person's file and respond to the elderly person's emergency calls by telephone.
The Korean government recently piloted the K-Digital Platform (KDP) to enhance national digital literacy and foster manpower suitable for digital convergence as digital transformation and low-carbon economy transition accelerated in all areas of the labor market. This is to strengthen the digital capabilities of various consumers, including workers, young job seekers, and the self-employed, and to preemptively and systematically respond to structural changes in future industries.
My High School Portal is dedicated to all services related to completing primary education and enrollment in secondary education. It enables parents to perform all activities paperless online, while previously they had to go to 7 different places. This year, it provided electronic service for 67,000 pupils and parents, who completed all essential steps of the final examination from primary education, applying for enrolment tests, accessing results and performing enrolment, entirely online.