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Carter A | Nov 2019 | Institute for Employment Studies
This infographic summarises the findings from research conducted by IES into realistic job previews to recruit and retain key professionals. The infographic details best use examples, potential benefits and top tips for employers.
Williams M, Pollard E, Takala H, Houghton AM | Oct 2019 | Office for Students
Report to the Office for Students by the Institute for Employment Studies and Researching Equity, Access and Participation
The quality of work on offer to young people and how it supports the building blocks for a healthy lifePapoutsaki D, Byford M, Wilson T, Newton B | Oct 2019 | Institute for Employment Studies
New IES research highlights a job market where young people struggle for secure and rewarding work
Research for CentrepointBuzzeo J, Byford M, Martin A, Newton B | Oct 2019 | Institute for Employment Studies
New IES research highlights a benefit system failing to support homeless young people in precarious employment.
Rediscovering ‘Banana Time’ in the Knowledge EconomyBevan S | Oct 2019 | Institute for Employment Studies
Stephen Bevan explores the benefits of being an explicitly more ‘conversational’ company in an ever more complex knowledge-based economy.
Technical ReportMaher J, Toomse Smith M, Pollard E, Williams M, Hunt W, Green M, Huxley C | Sep 2019 | Department for Education
The report looks at the financial position of higher education students in England in the academic year 2014 to 2015.
Parry E, Battista V, Williams M, Robinson D, Takala H | Sep 2019 | Forces in Mind Trust
This report examines the transition that female Service Leavers (SLs) make from the Armed Forces into civilian paid employment.
A randomised control trial to evaluate two training methodsWilson S, Martin A, Edwards M, O'Sullivan M | Sep 2019 | RSSB
The research, led by IES on behalf of RSSB, has found face-to-face and e-learning training to be equally effective methods for training line managers in supporting staff with mental health problems. The study is the first randomised controlled trial of its kind to compare the two mental health training for line managers formats.
Bryson A, Forth J, Gray H, and Stokes L | Sep 2019 | IZA Institute of Labor Economics
Focusing on private sector workplaces in Britain, this report investigates whether the employment of older workers has implications for workplace performance.
Aug 2019 | Institute for Employment Studies
Drew Morris' slides from IES HR workshop 'Unlocking talent through social mobility', 18 July 2019, London