Maria has signed a contract with a company and will begin her new job in 2 months. She is therefore not seeking another job opportunity or education programme as she believes that nothing could fit in terms of advancing her skills or earning work experience during this period of 2 months.
Young people who will soon re-enter employment and/or education or training.
NEETs in recent search
Martin has had a VET diploma for the past year but still faces difficulties in entering the labour market and matching his skills with the available job opportunities. He is not registered in PES and believes that having no prior job experience is the main barrier holding him in unemployment.
NEETs who have been seeking work and/or education or training opportunities for less than a year.
NEETs in long-term search
Linda has a migratory background and although she had attended several language courses and skills development seminars in the past, she is not registered in a PES. Linda is struggling to find employment that matches her skills and qualifications and an education or training pathway that she is also eligible to participate.
NEETs who have been seeking work and/or education or training opportunities for a year or longer.
Discouraged and disengaged young people
Nick completed secondary education several years ago and since then he has been inactive in terms of employment and continuing education. He believes that his qualifications are not enough to apply for an education programme to advance his skills and he is not seeking work as he does not think he is competitive enough to enter education and/or job market.
NEETs who are not seeking work or education or training because they believe that there are no job or education or training opportunities for them.