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Speaking at Los Cabos G20 Summit, Angel Gurría underlined the urgency of tackling the steep rise in youth joblessness that took place during the crisis. Labour market programmes, including effective counselling, job-search assistance and temporary hiring subsidies for low skilled youth, can make a real difference in facilitating the transition to productive and rewarding jobs for young jobseekers.
Recruiting the best candidates for the public workforce is important at a time when the loss of experienced employees due to redundancies and retirements is creating a talent shortage.
Korea faces the challenge of reversing rising inequality while sustaining robust economic growth.
These workshops discussed the cross border cluster “Bio Based Europe” in the provinces Western-Flanders, Eastern-Flanders and Zeeland and the cross border area of the Belval, Ecocité and Pôle Européen de Développement-Longwy.
As with any organisation, good public sector performance rests with its staff: their capacities and skills, as well as the ability of the leadership to motivate staff to do their best in achieving organisational objectives.
Strategic human resource management allows governments to align their workforce with their goals. It enables governments to have the right number of people with the right skills at the right place. Such practices help governments increase efficiency, responsiveness and quality in service delivery.
The majority of OECD member countries have a central human resource management agency responsible for at least some key human resource management functions (see the country profiles for links to member countries’ central human resource management agency).
This report summarises the findings of a case study project on growing clean-tech cluster activity in the Negev region of Israel.
National and sub-national governments around the world are operating substantial policies to promote high-growth firms, that is, firms with the potential to grow rapidly in terms of turnover and employment over a short period of time, generally 3-5 years.
The Negev region has the potential to deliver real and tangible benefits for regional development, green growth and social inclusion. The report explains how the region can exploit its existing strenghts and competitive advantages, including a niche in research, demonstration and testing in renewable energies and water efficiency.