The Youth Initiatives Working Group is one of six provincially-led task groups under the Atlantic Workforce Partnership. Its mandate is to work on shared supports to youth retention, particularly related to labour market attachment opportunities. Improving labour market planning for youth, opportunities supporting transitions to work, and employer engagement on youth hiring represent areas of interest in collaborative work for all four Atlantic Provinces.
The Youth Initiatives Working Group undertook a review of innovative and successful industry-led recruitment and retention strategies targeting youth as one of its key 2016-2017 work plan deliverables. Produced in October 2016, the Youth Recruitment Strategies Research Project’s Final Report addresses the following objectives:
Click here to view the Youth Recruitment Strategies Research Project: Final Report.