Employment and Economic Development

February 26, 2019

Overcoming Career Challenges of Hong Kong Young People in the Greater Bay Area

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October 30, 2018

Improving Incentives for Women’s Employment

Youth I.D.E.A.S. 35 Employment and Economic Development Improving Incentives for Women’s Employment 30 October 2018   According to the Census and Statistics Department,i the overall labour force participation rate in Hong Kong will decrease gradually from 59.2% in 2016 to 49.6% in 2066. The figure reflects the fact that the labour force is gradually shrinking due to an aging population, a trend that might hinder Hong Kong’s overall economic development. Consequently, in its latest report, the Employment and Economic Development Group of the Youth I.D.E.A.S. has discussed the issue of encouraging young-olds’ employment as a means of alleviating the problem […]
June 26, 2018

Encouraging Young-Olds Employment

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January 30, 2018

e-Sports in Hong Kong

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April 27, 2017

Challenges and Opportunities Facing the Development of Creative Craftsmanship in Hong Kong

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December 29, 2016

Flexible Employment of Today’s Youth

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August 30, 2016

Diversifying Hong Kong’s Attractions to Boost Tourism

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March 30, 2016

Challenges and Opportunities : Hong Kong’s Role as a Super-connector

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December 30, 2015

Enhancing the Conditions for Technology Start-ups

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July 30, 2015

The Opportunities of Vocational Training for Youth Employment

Youth I.D.E.A.S. 01 Employment and Economic Development The Opportunities of Vocational Training for Youth Employment 30 July 2015     There is a strong demand for staffing in Hong Kong.  According to a paper from the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) Government, entitled “Manpower Projection”, there is an expected labour shortfall by 120,000 in 2022.   Other local surveys also show a severe labour shortage of professional and technical personnel in specific industries, especially construction and health care.  This situation is unlikely to be resolved in the foreseeable future.  What makes this situation even more difficult is that many […]