Microsoft to help 300,000 jobless young people in the UK
Microsoft to help 300,000 jobless young people in the UK take steps towards work over the next three years.
The initiative aims to offer some of Britain's 1 million unemployed 16 to 24-year-olds the skills and inspiration they need to get their first job through a combination of education, training, apprenticeships and work experience.
It will involve "work inspiration sessions" to help young people gain confidence; assistance with IT education in schools and colleges; new IT capacities at 30 youth clubs across the UK; pre-apprenticeship training; and apprenticeships in job-specific skills.
Graduates who are interviewed but not hired by Microsoft will be matched with jobs and internships elsewhere in the industry.....Read more