Linking Syrian and Jordanian Job Seekers with Employers for Long-Term Success

Norwegian Refugee Council (NRC) Jordan hired Making Cents to develop tools they could use to better link Syrians and Jordanians with long-term jobs in two industries with high hiring potential – garment and furniture. In particular, NRC required tools focused on private-sector engagement that would help them better understand employer skills needs and develop partnerships with employers in order to source ongoing employment opportunities. NRC also requested that the tools support the screening of job seekers for their interests and experience. NRC’s demand for these tools comes in response to a changing policy environment in Jordan. With the Syrian war in its seventh year, nearly 13 million