How to Make a Million Jobs: A Charter for Social Enterprise By Colin Crooks Published by Tree Shepherd Colin Crooks’ book attempts to answer the question ‘how do we create real jobs for the millions who have been unemployed (or under-employed) for a long time in areas that are conditioned to high levels of unemployment?’ Crooks uses his analysis to turn on its head the idea that people can’t get jobs because they don’t have the skills, to suggest instead that equipping people with what he calls social employability skills – the habit of getting to work on time, every day and following instructions, being engaged in the work, willing to learn and understanding that there can be progression in a job and that doing seemingly menial tasks can lead on to job promotion – will enable them to get a job, and with on the job training, investment and … (To read the full article, subscribe below)