Due to the economic crisis, young people’s transition from education to labour market is difficult. At the same time, today’s modern society is characterised by the widespread use of internet and Social Medias. Social medias represent an advantage for companies which exploit online networks and platforms to select and hire the most suitable employees, having available wider information on the candidates’ profiles.
However young people are not always aware of the risks connected to the use of social medias, especially in the context of job searching. On the social medias, youngsters may present aspects of them that are not appropriate from the point of view of the companies offering job positions.
Alphabet Formation offer a training course for youth workers and leaders through team building activities, workshop, experience and laboratory to discuss how to help young people to join the labour market through the effective and appropriate use of social medias. Young people need to know how to create their digital identity, starting from their educational background, working experiences, language knowledge and ICT competencies, and how to preserve it in order to become an optimal candidate to enter the EU labour market rapidly and effectively.
to raise awareness of youth workers and leaders on the use of social media to access the labour market; to provide youth workers and educators with tools to create and use innovative and interactive educational and training materials, in order to help young people to build their social profiles.