37 results for 'Published=16/04/2018 - 30/04/2018'

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Evaluation of Jobcentre Plus Support for Schools programme: national roll-out evaluation [2018] Full document External document

Evaluates the success of the Jobcentre Plus Support for Schools programme in nine case study areas in England. Draws on information from interviews with Jobcentre Plus schools advisers, local partner...

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Essential skills for L&D (basics of learning at work), IN Traning Journal, Feb 2018, pp28-31 [2018]

Gives an overview of the main elements of structured learning. Notes that off-the-job learning is primarily generic, with participants generally completing standard modules to meet job-centred learnin...

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Out numbered (Gender pay-gap in the construction industry), IN Building, No 16 20 Apr 2018, pp28-31 [2018]

Investigates the gender pay-gap in the construction industry in light of the recently published UK data which showed that construction was the sector with the largest pay-gap. Reports that for the for...

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Closing the skills gap across the pond (career academy model in a Massachusetts school), IN Training Journal, Apr 2018, pp30-31 [2018]

Describes the innovative ‘career academy’ model adopted in Atlantis Charter School in Fall River, Massachusetts in an attempt to help address the skills gap in the US. Discusses the problem of the ski...

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Lifting the lid on creativity (reverse mentoring), IN Training Journal, Apr 2018, pp24-26 [2018]

Explains how reverse mentoring may help to unlock creativity and innovation within organisations. Looks at the importance of creativity in businesses and highlights the links between creativity and su...

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Artificial intelligence: resistance is futile, IN Holyrood, No 401 9 Apr 2018, pp25, 27 [2018]

Suggests that artificial intelligence (AI) can enhance our lives and make the workplace safer and more productive. Notes that ‘Robots threaten jobs’ was the title of a seminar at the Unite conference ...

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Anticipatory socialization and the construction of the employable graduate: a critical analysis of employers' graduate careers websites, IN Work, Employment and Society, Vol 32 No 2 Apr 2018, pp239-256 [2018]

Looks at changing meanings of ‘employability’ and analyses employers’ graduate websites to explore intended purposes of communications around competencies and expectations about employability. Argues ...

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Femininities in STEM: outsiders within, IN Work, Employment and Society, Vol 32 No 2 Apr 2018, pp312-329 [2018]

Describes a typological framework with axes relating to career and (non-work) relationship commitment to show how a cohort of women enact femininities in the context of institutional practices definin...

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AI in the UK: ready, willing and able? (House of Lords report) [2018] Full document External document

Reports on an inquiry into the economic, ethical and social implications of advances in Artificial Intelligence (AI) in the UK. Defines AI as technologies with the ability to perform tasks that would ...

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The road to good work: discussion paper [2018] External document

Explores the quality of work in the UK and the ways in which it can be improved. Considers three key indicators of work and the ways in which it is changing: structure of employment; choice for those ...

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