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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 …

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

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