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Conference looks at Gen Y Employment


Monday, 1st July 2013 at 10:34 am
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The myths and realities of employing Gen Y will be on the agenda at the Investing in Youth Employment conference in Sydney in August.

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Monday, 1st July 2013 at 10:34 am

The myths and realities of employing Gen Y will be on the agenda at the Investing in Youth Employment conference in Sydney in August.

Yfoundations, a NSW body which focuses on youth at risk of, or experiencing homelessness, will host the event to look at ways to increase employment of marginalised youth.

A number of business and academic leaders will share their knowledge during the two-day conference, including keynote speaker, Business Council of Australia CEO, Jennifer Westacott.

Business Council of Australia provides a forum for Australia’s business leadership to contribute directly to public policy debates. The BCA works to advance and support policies that will help make Australia a better place to live, learn, work and do business. 

Other presenters include Social Traders Manager Policy and Development Mark Daniels and Dr Lucas Walsh, Associate Dean at the Faculty of Education at Monash University and former Director of Research and Evaluation at The Foundation for Young Australians.

Social entrepreneur, STREAT CEO Rebecca Scott will share her insights on targeting the ‘too hard basket’ and will present a successful case study of a growing business employing the 'unemployable'.

The conference will teach delegates how to create public and private partnerships which will integrate young marginalised jobseekers into society.
It will also hold discussion panels to look at what can be improved for the next generation of workforce.

Topics on the agenda will include how a young workforce can benefit a business and its brand, school to work transitions for young people at risk, incentives and promotion of youth employment.

Tips on managing and motivating young employees will also be shared.
The conference will be held at Rydges World Square, Sydney on September 19-20, 2013.

To find out more on the conference visit the Investing in Youth Employment webpage.




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