This labor market assessment guide will assist users to analyze employment and workforce development in a given country for project design and policymaking. An introductory narrative will characterize existing frameworks and information useful for a labor market analysis. The guide is designed for use by practitioners and implementers, staff and consultants of USAID and other donors. Additional tools reviewed also include those designed for use by the private sector, local organizations, and national policymakers.
Watch and listen to the video of the Brookings Event, Soft Skills for Workforce Success: From Research to Action co-hosted by Child Trends, FHI 360 and USAID.
Interview with Youth Advisory Board Representatives, Kim Ouillette and Michaella Munyuzangabo on workforce development.
Education Program Specialist, Kristin Brady speaks on workforce development.
Watch Monika Aring's presentation on Youth Unemployment here.
Social Network Analysis as a Tool to Assess Nicaragua's Labor Markets: A Conversation with LINC (Spanish)
To elicit bottom-up learning initiatives from US- and field-based implementers and practitioners in the workforce development arena, FHI 360’s USAID-funded Workforce Connections project is awarding a series of competitive learning grants related to systems thinking and soft skills. We are pleased to announce that LINC (www.linclocal.org), an innovator in local systems strengthening, has been awarded the first of these grants.