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21/06/2024

📣We are recruiting: Research Fellow post available at IER
More details are available here:
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Warwick IER - News and blogs 20/06/2024

Creating Sustainable Work conference - 7-9 May 2025 - Stockholm - Sweden!
Invitation for suggestions for keynotes, special sessions or streams and abstracts contributing to a discussion on how research can help inform policy to ensure a sustainable future of work.
IER Director Professor Chris Warhurst is a co-organiser of the Interdisciplinary Conference on Creating Sustainable Work, which will be held Stockholm, Sweden.
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Research Handbook on Inequalities in Later Life 19/06/2024

Research Handbook on Inequalities in Later Life out now!

Co-edited by IER’s Professor Philip Taylor and Dr Catherine Earl (RMIT Vietnam), the new Research Handbook on Inequalities in Later Life critically examines the myriad social and economic inequalities faced by those in later life. Contributors dissect Global North and South examples to support a new approach to studying ageing that moves beyond popular discourses.
Read more here: https://www.e-elgar.com/shop/gbp/research-handbook-on-inequalities-in-later-life-9781789907230.html

Research Handbook on Inequalities in Later Life ‘Tackling topics such as aging bodies, income security, precarious work, colonization, prisons, sexuality, and more, Earl and Taylor curate thought-provoking chapters that push the global and intellectual boundaries of later life inequalities research. The Research Handbook on Inequalities in Late...

Warwick IER - News and blogs 12/06/2024

Understanding the value of education: exploring the return to education
In this new LMI for All learning unit Dr Sangwoo Lee explores the definition of the return to education, the factors that determine it, the methods of measurement, and the limitations of these measurements. The blog then reviews some of the existing empirical evidence on the return to Further and Higher Education.
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IER Newsletter 10/06/2024

IER Newsletter The IER is seeking to appoint an outstanding Research Fellow, either an economist/social scientist with an employment/labour market specialism and an interest/skills in data science, or a data scientist with an interest in working in the field of employment/labour markets.  

IER Newsletter 10/06/2024

Our May 2024 Newsletter is now available here:

IER Newsletter The IER is seeking to appoint an outstanding Research Fellow, either an economist/social scientist with an employment/labour market specialism and an interest/skills in data science, or a data scientist with an interest in working in the field of employment/labour markets.  

Warwick IER - News and blogs 05/06/2024

New Digital Badging Commission!
In May, the RSA launched its new Digital Badging Commission. The Commission will run over 2024-25 with the aim of broadening the understanding, development and adoption of digital badges so that lifelong learning in the UK is better recognised and rewarded. It is co-chaired by Professor Sir Chris Husbands and Rebecca Garrod-Waters. IER Director Chris Warhurst is one of the Commissioners.
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02/05/2024

Dr. Jeisson Cardenas-Rubio from IER presented the occupational and qualification forecast for the EU at the expert workshop 'Cedefop Skills Forecast - Preparing the 2025 Release.'
The workshop was organised by Cedefop's Skills Forecast and benefited from the collaboration of a network of Individual Country Experts (ICEs).
Read more here: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/ier/news/

01/05/2024

Towards a healthy labour market index!
On April 15 2024, IER convened a meeting which brought together stakeholders to discuss concepts and ideas related to a ‘healthy labour market’.
Read more here: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/ier/news/

Human-Centric Digitalization and Future of Work Conference 26/04/2024

The end of techno-centric thinking about the future of work. offers an opportunity to put humans at the centre of the future of work, talk by today at the Human Centric Digitalisation
and Future of Work Conference in Budapest.
UK Business and Trade

Human-Centric Digitalization and Future of Work Conference Human-Centric Digitalization and Future of Work International Hybrid Conference Budapest (and online), 26th April 2024 Digitalization, Artificial Intelligence (AI), and Algorithmic Management (AM) are key and increasingly pervasive technologies in the 21st century. It is going to impact

25/04/2024

Employers complying with minimum wage laws is important. Across Europe the non-compliance rate is estimated to range from 1-8%. Chris Warhurst of IER is a rapporteur at a Low Pay Commission event in London today to discuss compliance and enforcement

24/04/2024

New special issue on 'Praxis in Guidance and Counselling: New Frontiers'
Deirdre Hughes OBE, Associate Professor, has been working with Guest Editors from Derby, Dublin and Maynooth Universities on a newly published British Journal of Guidance and Counselling, Special Issue on 'Praxis in Guidance and Counselling: New Frontiers'. An open link to the Introduction is available on the journal website.
Read more here: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/ier/news/

Warwick IER - News and blogs 23/04/2024

Going to work in others’ homes: older women in the caregiving workforce!
In this book chapter Philip Taylor and co-authors Phillippa Carnemolla and Jane Bringolf consider issues of aged care work that is carried out in people's homes and viewed as workplaces.
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Skills2Capabilities 22/04/2024

Country Case Studies on Skills Strategies - Working Paper No. 2 is now available here:

Skills2Capabilities Education and skills are central for both economic performance and societal well-being. This insight has been increasingly addressed by policy-makers on national and European level. In order to address these overarching challenges, an increasing share of countries have used strategic policy document...

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11/04/2024

Towards a standard measure of job quality for European industry!
In March Chris Warhurst of IER met with in Brussels to discuss job quality.
Read more here: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/ier/news/

IER Newsletter 10/04/2024

Our March 2024 Newsletter is now available here:

IER Newsletter As part of part of LMI for All's mission to provide the latest information about the state of skills demand and supply, a webinar was held to provide insights from the latest research on entrepreneurial skills. Hosted by IER and moderated by Terence Hogarth, the online event took place on March...

22/03/2024

Spelling It Out, Making It Count !
This new report investigates the current state of Functional Skills Qualifications (FSQs) in English and maths in the UK following their reform in 2019.
Read more here: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/ier/news
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Spelling It Out, Making It Count This new report investigates the current state of Functional Skills Qualifications (FSQs) in English and maths in the UK following their reform in 2019. Conducted by the Association of Employment and …

20/03/2024

Exploring the dynamics of EU's Parental Leave Rights through European Social Dialogues. Insights reveal challenges faced by social partners in shaping policies. Will divergent preferences hinder future agreements? Read more here: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/ier/news/

18/03/2024

As Biden faces questions about his age, researchers weigh in on working in your 80s.
US media outlet CNBC interviewed Professor Philip Taylor about issues of ageing and work during intense scrutiny of the prospect of an octogenarian President in the White House. Find out more here: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/ier/news/

01/03/2024

Bad Jobs in Europe!
presented one of his recent research papers at the London School of Economics CEP Well-being Seminar on 22 Feb 2024.
This paper was co-authored with Prof Francis Green
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26/02/2024

📢 Call for Abstracts! Join the 42nd IWPLMS conference, delving into the complexities of the evolving world of work. Hosted by on 5-6 Sep. Abstracts due March 15, 2024. 🌐 Read more here:

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07/02/2024

Event: Job quality of university graduates in South Korea!
IER’s Dr Sangwoo Lee presented one of his recent research papers at the Centre for Global Higher Education (CGHE) Seminar on 23 January 2024. This paper, co-authored with Prof Francis Green at UCL, examines trends in job quality, the gender job quality disparity and the job quality premium.
Read more here: https://warwick.ac.uk/fac/soc/ier/news/
The presentation is available via youtube.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EtbbMubKH7k

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05/02/2024

Event: Trends in the development of Public Employment Service Delivery Models
On 23rd January 2024 Eamonn Davern made a presentation in IER entitled 'Trends in the development of Public Employment Service Delivery Models'.
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