IYF Blog - Posts in Job Placement


Fixing a Skills Gap in the Aerospace Industry in Mexico

If you build an aircraft maintenance workforce, will investment for a maintenance facility come? If you're in Chihuahua, Mexico, the answer looks to be yes, thanks to years of planning.

A Step-by-Step Journey to Employment in Palestine

For the 44 percent of Palestine’s youth who are unemployed, finding their place in the job market requires persistence, flexibility, networks, and the right mix of skills and experience, as 22-year-old Omar Abu Arra came to find out.

Why the World Needs More Career Guidance

Too few young people are getting help answering the question: “What should I do with my life?” Drawing on 25 years of experience, IYF has developed a range of career guidance tools and resources to support youth in finding the answer.

A Young Woman & Her Hometown Triumph Together

In many ways, 21-year-old Miriam and her hometown of Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, are finding their footing together after challenging setbacks. While the embattled city has contended with gang violence, unemployment, and drug trafficking in recent years, conditions are...