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Getting Hired

Getting Hired

International Labour Organisation. 2021

This guide aims to help trainers help people with disabilities get hired by teaching job-seeking skills. This manual is designed for job placement or employment officers, social workers, staff who work at organisations of and for people with disabilities and others who want to provide job-seeking skills training and workshop. The purpose of the job-seekers' workshop is to assist people with disabilities in finding and keeping employment in the formal sector and addresses the unique barriers...

Economic Outlook for Southeast Asia, China and India 2020

Economic Outlook for Southeast Asia, China and India 2020

Org. for Economic Cooperation & Development. 2020

The Economic Outlook for Southeast Asia, China and India is a bi-annual publication on regional economic growth, development and regional integration in Emerging Asia. It focuses on the economic conditions of Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) member countries: Brunei Darussalam, Cambodia, Indonesia, Lao PDR, Malaysia, Myanmar, the Philippines, Singapore, Thailand and Viet Nam. It also addresses relevant economic issues in China and India to fully reflect economic developments in...

Skilled Labor Mobility and Migration

Skilled Labor Mobility and Migration

Edward Elgar Publishing. 2021

One of the primary objectives of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), established in 2015, was to boost skilled labor mobility within the region. This insightful book takes stock of the existing trends and patterns of skilled labor migration in the ASEAN. It endeavors to identify the likely winners and losers from the free movement of natural persons within the region through counterfactual policy simulations. Finally, it discusses existing issues and obstacles through case studies, as well...

Asian Founders at Work

Asian Founders at Work

Apress. 2019

What does it take to successfully launch and scale a startup in Asia? While much of modern business literature covers Silicon Valley and its founders, building a company in Asia—a world center of technology and innovation—is a vastly different journey, and not nearly as widely covered. This book aims to change that. Asian Founders at Work is an essential compilation of in-depth, incisive interviews with over 20 top technopreneurs from the region. Authors Ezra Ferraz and Gracy Fernandez have...

Migrating to Opportunity

Migrating to Opportunity

World Bank Publications. 2017

The movement of people in Southeast Asia is an issue of increasing importance. Countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) are now the origin of 8 percent of the world's migrants. These countries host only 4 percent of the world's migrants but intra-regional migration has turned Malaysia, Singapore, and Thailand into regional migration hubs that are home to 6.5 million ASEAN migrants. However, significant international and domestic labor mobility costs limit the ability...