New ways of managing local economic development and employment.

New ways of managing local economic development and employment. Technical assistance to the Vilafranca del Penedès in order to promote the self-employment of highly skilled unemployed people

NEW WAYS OF MANAGING LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AND EMPLOYMENT

Funding body: Vilafranca del Penedès Council
Coordinator: Notus
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Period: 2014-2015
Notus Team: Oriol Homs

The overall objective of the technical assistance was to promote employment through self-employment of unemployed persons with a high level of qualification. Specifically, the project analyses the potential of the qualified unemployed population of the Penedès region, identifying their skills and weaknesses; identifying the potential hiring by overseas and domestic companies through tele-working; creating a network of contacts between companies and unemployed people; create interest in the unemployed in the region with high skill levels to develop self-employment projects; develop services to facilitate self-employment in the region; connecting the self-employment projects with domestic and international companies interested in outsourcing and tele-work; build the capacity of self-employment for qualified unemployed in the region.