Long term focus needed for cuts

"The public sector cuts lack a long-term strategic approach", suggested The HR Lounge CEO, Angela O' Connor in a recent interview with Personnel Today.  "The government should think more holistically on where and how cuts are made", she added.  

Although the cuts are necessary, argued Ms O' Connor, there is a major disconnect in the approach. The cuts being made now will have a major effect on the future employment opportunities for many communities especially those in more deprived areas and young people. It is important that the Government places emphasis on giving hope to those long term unemployed and young people that they will get a job in the future and be able to support their families. Read Angela's full article here

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