Youth Unemployment Based on Work Experience—A Case Study in Lusaka

Year : 2021 | Volume : | Issue : 1 | Page : 32-42
By

    A. Ananda Kumar

  1. Geoffrey K. Mweshi

  2. Jackson Sishumba

  3. Nick Pimpa Chisumpa

  1. Associate Professor, Dmi–St. Eugene University, Lusaka, Zambia
  2. Dean, Zcas University, Lusaka, Zambia
  3. Senior Lecturer, Dmi–St. Eugene University, Lusaka, Zambia
  4. Student Scholar, Dmi–St. Eugene University, Lusaka, Zambia

Abstract

The research paper looks deep into the causes of youth unemployment not only does it focus on the causes but the solution of the unemployment levels in Lusaka Zambia. Zambia’s Government is aware of the challenges and it has promised to boost employment in general, and jobs for young people in particular. So far, however, its initiatives have not made the difference needed. Many are the times in the life of business that youths are not given the chance or opportunity to express their abilities as regards to the skills they attain while in university. They are so inquisitive to showcase what they have learnt, and such this experience required is just not favorable for them. Business houses have published articles that have helped to this account to understand the ways and methods to be employed so as to curb this time bomb of youth unemployment in Lusaka and Zambia as a whole. The Government of the Republic of Zambia has in many cases talked about reducing the levels of unemployment, but the question is what has been done about it? Therefore, this paper serves that purpose to suggest and bring to light some important insights regarding youth unemployment due to the work experience required by business houses.

Keywords: Jobs, unemployment, young people, youth

[This article belongs to NOLEGEIN Journal of Organizational Behavior Management(njobm)]

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Regular Issue Open Access Article
Volume 4
Issue 1
Received February 12, 2021
Accepted February 21, 2021
Published March 3, 2021

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