Have your say: Youth unemployment

By a County Press reporter

Monday, April 23, 2012

 

IN tough economic times, the opportunities for young people to get onto the job ladder on the Isle of Wight are few and far between.

However, training organisations, the Isle of Wight Council, Jobcentres and the government are working to get youngsters into work through the new apprenticeships and other schemes.

The latest Island jobless figures showed a slight fall over the previous month, but there are still 300 more unemployed than the same month last year.

So, what should we be doing to make things better for those seeking work and what are the experiences of those on the new apprentice schemes?

Have your say about this important topic here.

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