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Garner O, Dawson A, Lindorff A, Sylva K, Bell S and Huxley C | Mar 2022 | Institute for Employment Studies
An infographic illustrating the implementation and process evaluation (IPE) of the Sutton Trust Coaching Early Conversation Interaction and Language (CECIL) project funded by the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation, and the Lindsell Foundation.
Implementation and Process EvaluationDawson A, Huxely C, Garner O | Mar 2022 | Institute for Employment Studies
This report covers the implementation and process evaluation of the Coaching Early Conversation Interaction and Language (CECIL) project, supporting early years practitioners in Private, Voluntary, Independent (PVI) settings with the aim of improving staff practice and child outcomes around language and communication for two-year-olds.
What we have learned from working at home during the Covid-19 pandemicParry, J., Young, Z., Bevan, S., Veliziotis, M., Baruch, Y.,Beigi, M., Bajorek, Z., Richards,S. and Tochia,C. (2022) | Mar 2022 | Institute for Employment Studies/Work After Lockdown
The Work After Lockdown project has completed three waves of research, relating to distinct phases of the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions introduced in the UK. This report presents insights from the waves of data collection and summarises the learnings and implications for employers and policy makers.
The roles and structure of the HR function in a post Covid-19 landscapeBrown, D | Feb 2022 | Institute for Employment Studies
HR functions have played a key role in the corporate responses to the pandemic, this paper highlights four shifts underway in HR’s role and response to this human crisis.
Evaluation reportCockett J, Cook J, Newton B | Feb 2022 | Institute for Employment Studies
This report covers evidence from the development, implementation and early evaluation of a new soft skills learning package aimed at helping learners better understand the importance of soft skills and how they are demonstrated during the job interview process.
Claire Campbell and Zofia Bajorek | Feb 2022 | HR Network
Claire Campbell and Zofia Bajorek's slides from the HR Network event: What are we learning about managing a hybrid workforce?
Feb 2022 | Institute for Employment Studies
This briefing note sets out analysis of the Labour Market Statistics published on 15 February 2022.
Summary of key findingsBevan S, Wilson B | Feb 2022 | Institute for Employment Studies / Working with Cancer
In this survey of over 1200 people living with cancer, we explore the factors which make a successful, sustainable and fulfilling return to work more likely, and consider the barriers which remain for those returning to work during or after treatment.
Williams J, Pollard E, Cook J, Byford M | Feb 2022 | Institute for Employment Studies
This report aims to understand how creative education in secondary schools is seeking to meet the skills requirements of creative industries and the impact of the pandemic on such endeavours.
A report to the Construction Industry Training Board (CITB)Pollard E, Gloster R, Mason B, Osbourne E | Feb 2022 | Institute for Employment Studies
The construction industry experiences recruitment difficulties and skills shortages and has a relative lack of workforce diversity. It is therefore considering ways to both increase the volume and the diversity of its talent pipeline.