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Global Centre for Youth Employment Ideathon award

1st Jun 2017

From an open competition that saw 200 online submissions from 25 countries, 16 innovative ideas were selected by a panel of GCYE members and invited to “pitch” at the Ideathon. After a round of voting from event participants, 5 ideas, including Harambee’s model to aggregate information across South Africa’s labor market to more efficiently match youth to the labor market, were selected to receive “seed” funding and to work in partnership with RTI and Center members to support, test and evaluate ideas.

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Other Interesting Articles

Getting to the meat of it – a demand for butchers

26th Feb 2019

Strange but true; there's a demand in South African for butchers. This scarcity is in part driven by the high cost of a year-long learnership that the industry deems as the trusted credential to do the work.

5 lessons about evolving talent to drive impact at scale

12th Sep 2019

Talent... one of the most universal challenges in running successful organizations and also one of the most significant investments. We know that without the right people in place, our missions are not achieved, and our impact does not scale. And yet talent is often misunderstood, overlooked, and under-resourced.
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Think you’re too small to become a top employer? Think again!

14th Mar 2019

Becoming an employer of choice is not only for large companies and corporations, nor is it as unattainable as you might think!