T & P SERVICES
SR Have a strong team with the right skills and access to a good information system to manage relationships with companies and other key clients. Develop a system for monitoring and evaluating the services. Define the institutional model through which the job placement services will be provided. As indicated earlier, job placement services can be offered as stand-alone services or as a part of a youth employment training program. The parameters, guidelines, and tools presented in this guide can be used for either model. Adapt a dual customer approach. This approach considers the needs of employers and the needs, interests, and motivations of youth. It seeks to balance two sides of the equation: the supply needs, meaning how to prepare youth to be work ready while also balancing the demand side, that is the types of opportunities available for youth in tomorrow’s labor market. This balance can be difficult and can require educating both sides of the equation—youth and employers. Understand the labor market as an invaluable input for ensuring job placement services are successful. Understanding and analyzing the labor market implies identifying labor market trends and needs and opportunities in the short and medium terms. This information should be analyzed by gender to understand where there may be barriers or opportunities to address so the young men and women have equal access to.