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'It seems at the moment my career is dependent on factors outside of my control': reflections on graduates' experiences of employment and career enactment in an era of economic uncertainty and austerity, IN British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, Vol 45 No 2 Apr 2017, pp188-198 [2017]

Examines public sector employee reactions to the notion of a psychological contract breach, when cuts in funding put their jobs and careers at risk. Argues that the search for career fulfilment can b...

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Employment opportunities for young people: ninth report of session 2016-17 (HC 586) [2017] Full document External document

Presents the findings of an inquiry by the Work and Pensions Committee into employment opportunities for young people in the UK. Reports that the youth unemployment rate (11%) is more than double the ...

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An economic evaluation of the National Careers Service: research report [2017] Full document External document

Presents an evaluation of the learning and employment impacts of the National Careers Service (NCS) in England. Explains that the NCS provides anyone aged 13 and over with access to information and gu...

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Encouraging people into university: research report [2017] Full document External document

Reports on the results of a study which aimed to investigate whether sending personalised information to high-achieving, but disadvantaged school students would affect their future choices by encourag...

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Planning for success: graduates' career planning and its effect on graduate outcomes - research report [2017] Full document External document

Investigates the behaviours, factors and characteristics which determine graduate outcomes in terms of employment or further study. Looks at data from 7,500 students from 27 institutions who finished ...

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Engagement with young people on the development of the Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) strategy [2017] Full document External document

Explores the experience and attitudes by young people to engaging with science, technology engineering and mathematics (STEM), and to taking up STEM-related jobs and careers, drawing on online activit...

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Postgraduate placements: enhancing academic outcomes?, IN Phoenix, No 150, Feb 2017, pp18-19 [2017]

Looks at the impact of a placements programme designed especially for postgraduate students. Explains that, since 2009, the University of Nottingham Graduate School has been running its placements pro...

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Sensible decisions: why do students choose against placements?, IN Phoenix, No 150, Feb 2017, pp4-5 [2017]

Outlines research into why some students who register for a year in industry decide not to pursue it. Explains that each year, the placements team at Lancaster University Management School (LUMS) supp...

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Employability: a review of the literature 2012-2016 [2017] External document

Considers how the subject of employability has been addressed in research during the period 2012-2016. Covers policies, ideologies and models of employability, noting that in a marketized higher educa...

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How is pre-HE careers guidance impacting on career readiness?, IN Graduate Market Trends, Winter 2017, pp18-19 [2017]

Considers the impact of the fragmentation of careers education and guidance in schools and colleges on the career readiness of students, drawing on the results of a survey of Liverpool John Moores Uni...

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