Understanding employer engagement programs for disadvantaged jobseekers: an exploratory study

16 September 2014

By John van Kooy, Dina Bowman and Eve Bodsworth, 2014

'Employer engagement’ covers a wide range of approaches to assisting disadvantaged jobseekers. Our preliminary study proposes that there is a continuum of approaches from welfare-oriented to labour-market oriented.

It identifies common features of some current programs involving employers in Australia and not-for-profit labour market intermediaries. This study involved collaboration with the Melbourne Business School and was undertaken with the support of the Helen Macpherson Smith Trust. 

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