Are Government Employment Programs Effective? v3

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According to recent statistics, the unemployment rate is approximately 10.6 %. The government has worked to find a solution to unemployment in the past, but a possible solution could be a government-operated employment program. Government employment programs are effective and find employment for people, but are not a permanent solution to unemployment. This powerpoint explores the pros and cons of government employment programs.

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  • Are they effective. Examples show how unemployment is a big deal and also a cycle
  • Unemployment is not new; the government has been helping people find jobs for years.
  • Current times
  • Definitioon of unemployment
  • Unemployment…can it be fixed
  • In theory, government employment programs do provide jobs
  • Yes there are other options
  • Ga works program
  • taxpayers
  • but
  • and
  • Most definitely not the only or the most permanent solution to unemployment
  • Are Government Employment Programs Effective? v3

    1. 1. Are Government Employment Programs Effective?<br />By: Sydney Partain<br />8th Grade Project<br />The Walker School<br />
    2. 2. Current unemployment rate<br />10.6%<br />
    3. 3. America is unemployed<br />
    4. 4. Will these programs work?<br />
    5. 5. Will things get better?<br />
    6. 6. How is unemployment measured?<br />
    7. 7. Looking for work?<br />
    8. 8. Unemployed? <br />
    9. 9. Able to work?<br />
    10. 10. Government employment programs: The Solution?<br />
    11. 11. Government employment programs = jobs<br />Enough?<br />
    12. 12. Other options?<br />
    13. 13. Private employment agencies<br />
    14. 14. Temporary hiring agencies<br />
    15. 15. Why government agencies?<br />
    16. 16. Relatively low cost<br />
    17. 17. Less stress on the unemployed<br />
    18. 18. Keep customer’s interest in mind<br />
    19. 19. Why not government agencies?<br />
    20. 20. Not efficient <br />
    21. 21. May not find good jobs<br />
    22. 22. What can be done?<br />
    23. 23. Work directly for the government<br />
    24. 24. Look for job by yourself<br />
    25. 25. Use an employment agency<br />
    26. 26. Government employment programs help…<br />
    27. 27. Are not always the best solution<br />
    28. 28. Are not a permanent solution<br />
    29. 29. “Any degree of unemployment worries me”<br />~Gerhard Schroder<br />
    30. 30. Sources(1)<br />Pictures (in order of appearance):<br />Unemployment rate:<br /> http://www.mtn18.com/latest_news/10_unemployment.jpg<br />Unemployed: <br /> http://www.phawker.com/wp- content/uploads/2010/02/usa_unemployed.jpg<br />Unemployment lines in agency: http://images.google.com/hosted/life/f?q=unemployed+people&prev=/i mages%3Fq%3Dunemployed%2Bpeople%26start%3D21%26um%3D1%2 6hl%3Den%26safe%3Doff%26sa%3DN%26rlz%3D1G1GGLQ_ENUS310% 26imgsz%3Dl%26imgtbs%3Dz%26ndsp%3D21%26tbs%3Disch:1&imgurl =fb9bdf35cf719f98<br />Unemployment map: <br />http://www.mint.com/blog/wp-content/uploads/2010/01/MNT-UNEMP-CHANGE.jpg<br />Unemployment lines 2: http://images.google.com/hosted/life/l?imgurl=42d961e62434e73b&qBs ource:life%26start%3D18%26hl%3Den%26sa%3DN%26gbv%3D2%26nds p%3D18%26tbs%3Disch:1<br />Able to work: http://www.connectamarillo.com/uploadedImages/kvii/News/Stories/Un employment.jpg<br />
    31. 31. Sources (2)<br />Unemployed with sign: <br /> http://www.doic.net/depression%20placard.jpg<br />Large unemployment line: http://news4themasses.files.wordpress.com/2009/06/bread-line-img- 2.jpg<br />Employment agency 2: <br /> http://www.hull-college.ac.uk/uploads/images/Taxi%201.JPG<br />Employment agency: http://api.ning.com/files/GnBkzE99EgY3p0RUUSf7kJ9QV68gdloj06R WAkLgucvgQmI6hULvIMKx6mGDCapuoE2Rn*wcgvTGcPVKI52DA5D 4MMGIlE*a/arisvolunteers.JPG<br />Low cost:<br /> http://ase.org/images/lib/tips/nomoney.jpg<br />Hiring survey: <br /> http://www.thehiringsurvey.com/images/Iprocess6.GIF<br />Total quality: <br /> http://www.cartoonstudio.co.uk/images/kmeters/ABBimprove.jpg<br />Efficiency cartoon: http://therighttoon.com/images/Medicare%20Efficiency%20Cartoon %20smx.jpg<br />
    32. 32. Sources (3)<br />Trash men: <br />http://sustainablenicafarming.files.wordpress.com/2010/03/img_9996.jpg<br />Department of labor sign: <br />Taken by Sydney Partain<br />Unemployed-worker: http://moderateinthemiddle.files.wordpress.com/2009/02/unemployed-worker.jpg<br />Employment agency 3: <br /> http://www.aplin.com/images/HomePeople.jpg<br />Unemployment lines: http://images.google.com/hosted/life/f?q=unemployment+lines+source:life&prev=/images%3Fq%3Dunemployment%2Blines%2Bsource:life%26tbs%3Disch:1&imgurl=a761da01ae6c9252<br />Schroder quote: <br /> http://www.brainyquote.com/quotes/keywords/unemployment.html<br />
    33. 33. Fin<br />

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