Resources: What are the advice needs of unemployed people?

Jim Simpson

Jim Simpson

Jim is a consultant, researcher, coach and developer.

Unemployed people want to change their personal situations and are keen to re-train

This means that setting up advice and support activities with them needs to be broad and widely skilled in its outlook taking into account peoples personal situations and their future goals.  This quick questionnaire study also found that sanctions from jobcentre plus were ineffective and hostile to the stated objective of helping people into work. See: Consultation report employment+training advice project BBO

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