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Major Research Project by Mind Map: Major Research Project
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Major Research Project

How can the City of Calgary's Youth Employment Centre learn as an organization to generate innovative job search strategies for at-risk youth during the current economic recession?

Organizational Learning

Communities of Practice

Focus Groups, Evolution of Employee Roles, Research Methodologies

Areas For Innovation

Leverage Technology

Social Networking, Determine Underutilized Strategies, Transferable Job Skills, High School Completion, Post-Secondary Education, Mentorship/One-on-One Support, Transferable Skills

Job Search Strategies

Traditional Job Postings

Online Job Postings, Hiring Fairs, Networking, Cold Calls/Drop-Ins, The Hidden Job Market

At-risk Youths

Risk Factors

New Canadians

State of The Economy

Emerging Fields

Shrinking Fields, Fields With Long-Term Viability

Career Planning Process

Self-Reflection

Identify Fields of Interest, Research Opportunities, Evaluate Options, Determine Plan of Action

Mode of Search

Passsive

Active, Effective, Ineffective

Barriers to Employment

Transportation

Appropriate Clothing, To be Identified

Resiliency

Finding Postings

Succesfully Interviewing, Maintaining the position

Generations X & Y

Value beyond $

Part Time Work, Lack of Loyalty, Contract Work, Transient Population

YEC Partners

Addictions Counselling

Mental Health Referral, Business Partnerships, Day Care Program, High School Completion Program, Homeless Shelter

YEC Programs

Bursaries/Scholarships

Aboriginal Outreach, Life Skills, Single Mothers Support Program

Systems Considerations

Short-term Strategies

Long-term Strategies, Consequences