Employment services: Key resources

September 2022

  1. Publication

    Review of national policy, legislative and regulatory frameworks, and practice

    14 September 2022

  2. Practical guide

    How to work in the green economy? Guide for young people, job seekers and those who support them

    01 September 2022

    When choosing professional future, many young people, sensitive to planetary issues, would like their future job to be consistent with their convictions and help to bend the carbon curve. However, for non-specialists, the green economy is still very vague. Which careers to go to? What skills to acquire? This guide aims to provide them with answers.

August 2022

  1. Publication

    Review of national policy, legislative and regulatory frameworks, and practice in Iraq

    26 August 2022

    A baseline study for Iraq in the area of relevant policy, legislative and regulatory frameworks and current practices in terms of implementation and in relation to the access of refugees and other forcibly displaced persons to the labour markets, employment, livelihood and training opportunities, including self-employment and business development and their right at work.

  2. Publication

    Review of national policy, legislative and regulatory frameworks, and practice in Sudan

    17 August 2022

    A baseline study in the area of relevant policy, legislative and regulatory frameworks and current practices in terms of implementation and in relation to the access of refugees and other forcibly displaced persons to the labour markets, employment, livelihood and training opportunities, including self-employment and business development and their right at work.

July 2022

  1. ILO Working paper 72

    Why should we integrate income and employment support? A conceptual and empirical investigation

    18 July 2022

    This paper conceptualizes, for the first time, the implementation of policy approaches that integrate active labour market policies within income support schemes, focusing on low- and middle-income countries (LMIC). We develop a conceptual framework to understand how integrated policies can address labour market challenges, exploring the theoretical effects they exert on selected labour market and social dimensions. We compare this to the empirical literature, which does not always find that policies are effective. To reconcile this discrepancy, we investigate the design and implementation of integrated approaches across LMIC and identify factors which contribute to their effectiveness.

  2. Publication

    Comprehensive rapid assessment of public employment services in Uganda - With a special assessment in two target host community refugee settlements for the PROSPECTS programme

    13 July 2022

April 2022

  1. Publication

    Tracer study: Skills Profiling Application in Egypt for refugees and host communities

    19 April 2022

    ILO PROSPECTS Egypt in collaboration with Skilllab, a social start-up based in the Netherlands, and the Association of Businessmen in Alexandria (ABA), piloted a skills-profiling application that enables refugees and host communities to self-assess and communicate their skills to potential employers.

  2. Publication

    Behavioural insights in employers’ choice of recruitment services for domestic work

    04 April 2022

    The ILO launched a campaign based on behavioural science, in a bid to influence the market in Hong Kong towards greater demand for fair recruitment practices. This report presents the results of the randomised control trial that was designed and used to identify the most effective message frame to trigger the behaviour of employers of domestic workers in Hong Kong (China) and influence their choice of private recruitment agencies when hiring foreign domestic workers.

  3. Publication

    Policy guidance note: Digitalising career guidance services

    01 April 2022

    This policy guidance note provides advice to decision makers, managers and technical staff on how to invest in digitalising career guidance services 

March 2022

  1. Global report

    Technology adoption in public employment services: Catching up with the future

    29 March 2022

    The combined effects of the global pandemic and the general trend of digitalization are pushing public employment services to accelerate their use of innovation to develop and deliver simpler, faster and better services for clients.