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New approaches to employability in the UK: combining ‘human capital development’ and ‘work first’ strategies?

Journal Article
Lindsay, C., McQuaid, R. W. & Dutton, M. (2007)
New approaches to employability in the UK: combining ‘human capital development’ and ‘work first’ strategies?. Journal of social policy. 36, 539-560. doi:10.1017/S0047279407001171. ISSN 1469-7823
This article analyses recent developments in policies to promote the employability of unemployed and economically inactive people in the UK. It discusses the extent to which t...

Employers’ responses to demographic changes in rural labour markets: the case of Dumfries and Galloway.

Journal Article
Hollywood, E., & McQuaid, R. W. (2007)
Employers’ responses to demographic changes in rural labour markets: the case of Dumfries and Galloway. Local economy, 22, 148-162. https://doi.org/10.1080/02690940701390765
Employers in many rural areas are facing the problem of a declining workforce due to demographic changes in the population. These demographic changes are a result of a combina...

Are new deal employment initiatives on target? Evidence from job search success in local labour markets.

Journal Article
McQuaid, R. W., Greig, M. & Adams, J. (2004)
Are new deal employment initiatives on target? Evidence from job search success in local labour markets. International Journal of Manpower. 25, 392-410. doi:10.1108/01437720410554124. ISSN 0143-7720
This paper tests the appropriateness of government employment policies in targeting specific groups of unemployed job seekers in the UK. A sample of 169 job seekers is divided...

Employability: dynamic concept, contested theory.

Conference Proceeding
Lindsay, C. (2003)
Employability: dynamic concept, contested theory

Employability and long-term unemployment in local labour markets.

Conference Proceeding
McQuaid, R. W., & Lindsay, C. (2003)
Employability and long-term unemployment in local labour markets