Employee Engagement Of Long Term Unemployed

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Introduction This paper will expand on the previous research on examining employee engagement of Long-Term Unemployed (LTU) and the engagement issues surrounding the unemployed and employment services. In expanding on previous work, this paper will explore how the issues of social relations, perceptions and engagement affect the interactions between employers, the unemployed and employment services agencies. The paper will draw on research literature and the Kangaroo Island Workskil office as a case study on how these issues are being worked on and as a source to provide possible strategies for improving employment services and the engagement of the unemployed. Context Australia is a leader in Tertiary Education initiatives in research, innovation and reforms. The development of a national flexible framework has improved flexible learning and distance education. Increase in effective use of Information, Communication and Technology (ICT) based learning has been fuelled by employer 's hesitation to release trainees during working hours (Chinien, 2003). In the present technological environment, Australia recognises quality education and training is a critical issue. “Employability Skills Framework used in the Vocational Education and training (VET) sector [and] the Australian Core Skills Framework (ACSF), a cross-sectoral framework for language, literacy and numeracy (LL&N) skills” (ITHACA Group, 2012. p. 4) are two frameworks that have been established for effective
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