LAMARTRA addresses the interlinkages between transition processes of decarbonisation and work & employment. The low-carbon transition has progressed beyond its initial stages. Much uncertainty remains however regarding the balanced handling of climate policy objectives, and societal challenges of economic development, social inclusion, and work and employment. The increasing political weight of the “just transition” discourse reflects the ...
Levers for a higher employment rate for people with disabilities on the labour market
Supermentor: massive open online course. KU Leuven
Towards an effective and sustainable mentoring model for the integration of refugees into the European labour market KU Leuven
The aim of this research is to map the merit of and need for the equivalence recognition procedures of Naric Flanders for foreign qualifications. This recognition appears to be an important factor in finding (suitable) work for highly skilled migrants (Geets, 2011). Due to a lack of research on the subject, however, there is only limited knowledge regarding to what extent migrants actually need this equivalence recognition on the labor market ...
Federgom Leerstoel. DynaM-Belgium/ Statistics on the Dynamics of the Belgian labour market. KU Leuven
FamilyTies Vrije Universiteit Brussel
KU Leuven HIVA carries out a process evaluation of the activation processes for MMPPS persons in five work packages. We start from a broad exploratory study into the activation trajectories for MMPPS persons, after which we zoom in to the level of one trajectory (case study), and then zoom out again in function of formulating policy recommendations and valorisation that provides an overarching analysis of require the data collected.
UPGRADE tackles challenges that are necessary to generate a higher outflow to the labor market among migrants of non-EU origin: exercise opportunities for work-floor language, tailor-made work placement and tailor-made vocational training, upgrading of survival skills, attention for psychosocial problems.
How can we enhance employer involvement in creating labour market opportunities for persons with an occupational disability? KU Leuven
The focus of the project is on the role of the job intermediary or coach and their relationship with employers. In particular, we use good practices in order to determine which factors positively influence employers’ intentions: intention boosters! We also pay attention to the intersection of these intention boosters and gender. We then link these intention boosters to national and international tools used by job intermediaries in other ...
Evaluation research of the new targeted employment policies in Flanders based on a reduction of social contributions to the employer KU Leuven
This research aims to evaluate the so-called targeted employment policies in the Flemish Region of Belgium for the first time after its regionalization in 2014. The instrument used consists of targeted hiring subsidies for employers through a reduction in social security contributions. These are (mostly) newly recruited employees in the lowest wage categories belonging to one of the following three groups: low and middle qualified young ...