Good news for job seekers from İŞKUR! A new era has entered
Last week, a new period was entered in the On-the-Job Training Program and applications were received and programs started to be opened within the scope of the new employment commitment... 1 Good news for job seekers from İŞKUR A new era has begun There is a very important program implemented by İŞKUR in recent years. The On-the-Job Training Program plays a very important role in preventing unemployment. With this program, it is possible for especially young people of working age to take the first step in entering the business life. 2 Good news for job seekers from İŞKUR A new era has begun The relevant article by Cem Kılıç from Milliyet is as follows; Young people included in the program have the opportunity to be employed and at the same time, they are always asked "Do you have experience?" They also answer the question positively thanks to this program. 3 Good news for job seekers from İŞKUR A new era has begun The On-the-Job Training Program has been suspended in recent weeks due to the fact that İŞKUR will make a new regulation on this issue. A new period was entered in the On-the-Job Training Program last week and applications were started to be accepted within the scope of the new employment commitment. 4 What are its features? If their demands are deemed appropriate, workplaces are given the right to receive on-the-job training program participants up to 10 percent of their current employment. In this context, workplaces employ İŞKUR participants for training within the quota granted for at least 3 months. 5 Good news for job seekers from İŞKUR A new era has begun After the completion of this period, workplaces are required to employ at least 50 percent of these people, at least for the duration of the program. In this way, participants both gain experience by entering the labor market and have the opportunity to get to know the workforce they will employ in the future by seeing them on site. 6 Duration of programs The workforce that enters these programs both receives financial support from İŞKUR during this period, and the state pays the short-term insurance branches and General Health Insurance premiums. Employers also take advantage by choosing the people they will employ more consciously, and they do not have to bear the costs during this training period. 7 Good news for job seekers from İŞKUR A new era has begun The On-the-Job Training Program can be applied for a maximum of 6 months in workplaces and occupations in the IT and manufacturing sectors, and a maximum of 3 months in other sectors. 8 Good news for job seekers from İŞKUR A new era has begun In activities that will become very important in the future and require special expertise, such as cyber security, cloud computing, game development specialist and coding, the duration of the program can be applied as 9 months for young people between the ages of 18-29. In the calculation of the time worked in the on-the-job training programs, the legal weekly period is taken as a basis. Accordingly, the programs can be planned for a minimum of 5 and a maximum of 8 hours a day and not exceeding the legal 45 hours per week, provided that they do not exceed 6 days a week. 9 Who can participate? Those who meet the conditions announced by İŞKUR can benefit from the program: - Being unemployed registered with the Institution, - Having completed the age of 15, - Not having a first or second degree blood relative or spouse of the employer, - Not being retired, - Employee of the employer who applied to the program in the three months before the start of the program. - Not having paid premiums for long-term insurance branches in the last 1 month before the start of the program, - Having benefited from business and vocational counseling services. Students, those with optional insurance and those engaged in agricultural activities can also participate in these programs. 10 İŞKUR pays Financial support to the participants of the program is covered by the Unemployment Insurance Fund. Expenses covered in this context are listed as follows: - Necessary expenses of the participants (108.68 TL per day, 81.51 TL for students, 54.34 TL for those who receive unemployment benefits) - Work Accident and Occupational Disease Insurance Premium and General Health Insurance Premium Expenses 11 Good news for job seekers from İŞKUR A new era has been entered Another issue is for female participants. According to this; During the program, a monthly care support of 400 TL is provided for the dependent children of women between the ages of 2 and 5 who participate in on-the-job training programs to be held in occupations in the industrial sector. 12 Extended deadline for employment obligation Extended deadline for employment obligation In recent weeks, İŞKUR has stopped applying for the On-the-Job Training Program in order to make revisions to the program and to facilitate the application procedure. After the suspension, İŞKUR implemented a new regulation regarding employment obligation. 13 Good news for job seekers from İŞKUR A new era has begun Accordingly, the employment obligation for the programs that will start on November 5, 2021 and after, has been at least doubled, provided that it is not less than 60 days. Thus, it is aimed that the program will keep the participants in employment for a longer period of time.