Publications

Publications graphicWe author and publish a range of resources to keep you up to date with the latest developments in employment, labour market and human resource policy and practice.

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    Getting Unemployed Adults into Jobs: Does Jobsearch Training add Value to ‘Training for Work’?

    Atkinson J | Aug 1994 | Institute for Employment Studies

    Training for Work was the main public programme in the UK to help long-term unemployed adults to find jobs. One of the ways in which it sought to achieve this was through improving the jobseeking skills of its participants. This report considered how effective Training for Work was in practice. This publication is no longer available.

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    The Role of Job Evaluation

    Hillage J | Jul 1994 | Institute of Manpower Studies

    This report looks at the role of job evaluation in modern organisations through a series of case studies, discussions with consultants and others, and a study of the literature. This publication is no longer available.

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    Employers’ Policies and Attitudes Towards Check-Off

    Atkinson J, Hillage J | Jul 1994 | Institute of Manpower Studies

    This publication is no longer available. This study examines the policies of larger employers on the deduction of trade union subscriptions through the pay packet. It considers the implications of the changes introduced in the Trade Union Reform and Employment Rights Act (1993) and concludes that few employers appear to be considering major changes, preferring to continue existing arrangements.

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    Science PhDs and the Labour Market

    Connor H, Court G, Seccombe I, Jagger N | May 1994 | Institute for Employment Studies

    This publication presents an assessment of the early 90s and future employment demands of UK industry, commerce, the public sector and academia, for newly qualified PhD graduates from the core science disciplines (biology, chemistry, materials science and engineering, mathematics and physics). This publication is no longer available.

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    Careers and Training in Dance and Drama

    Jackson C, Honey S, Hillage J, Stock J | May 1994 | Institute of Manpower Studies

    This study clarifies some of the issues around the current system of discretionary funding for dance and drama training and the impact of training on future careers. Commissioned by the Arts Council, the research provides a variety of evidence about how the dance and drama labour markets operate. This publication is no longer available.

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    Employment, The Small Firm and the Labour Market

    Atkinson J, Storey D (eds) | May 1994 | Routledge

    This publication is no longer available.

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    The US Labour Market for New Graduates

    Court G, Connor H | Apr 1994 | Institute for Employment Studies

    This report assessed the impact of a rapid rise in the supply of graduates on the labour market. In order to understand the potential longer term effects of growth in graduate output, the Employment Department commissioned this study on the US labour market for new graduates. This publication is no longer available.

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    Towing the Line: Helping Managers to Manage People

    Bevan S, Hayday S | Mar 1994 | Institute of Manpower Studies

    Line managers are increasingly involved in people management. This report looks at how more devolved accountability for managing staff is being managed by large employers, how well line managers are prepared for the challenge and how Human Resource managers are providing them with the necessary support. This publication is no longer available.

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    Implementing NVQs: the Experience of Employers, Employees and Trainees

    Toye J, Vigor P | Mar 1994 | Institute of Manpower Studies

    While many large employers have some experience of NVQs, decisions have still to be made about whether to become fully committed. The purpose of this report, which concentrates on use of NVQs within large organisations, is to help inform those decisions. This publication is no longer available.

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    A Head for Figures?

    Stock J, Bevan S, Barber L | Jan 1994 | Institute for Employment Studies

    This report reveals the growing managerial and administrative role of headteachers and indicates that an urgent review is required of the support available to them. This publication is no longer available.