Comment 36664

By grassroots are the way forward (registered) | Posted December 29, 2009 at 21:25:15

By community builder (anonymous) writes: Recently Mohawk College offered free programmes to offer unemployed people a way to develop new skills geared to the job market. Unfortunately, even thought the program was free and subsidized by tax payers money less than 40% of the spots were filled.

So let me ask you a question, how come so many spots were vacant?

Or is it the current system itself that fails to direct people to what they really need?

The current system is set up to give a hand out not a hand up. So if you have no money for transportation, how are you getting there?

What good does it do when you cannot operate a computer, or if you cannot read or do simple math or write?

Please explain these programs? Because the only ones I know of are resume, interviewing networking, along those lines, which do little when you lack the skills that I have just mentioned.

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