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  1. 21 Aug 2015

    Over-qualification and skills mismatch in the graduate labour market

    This report was commissioned by the CIPD to examine the available evidence on the extent to which graduates are over-qualified and over-skilled for the current labour market and the ways in which the labour market and occupations may have adapted to the growing supply of graduates.

  2. 23 Mar 2015

    Openness: Understanding why students are reluctant to be open with employers about their disability

    This research was undertaken to help increase the number of graduates who have a disability or long-term health condition successfully apply for graduate jobs. The aim was to understand why disabled graduates are so reluctant to inform employers about their disability during the recruitment process, and to highlight what employers needed to be doing to encourage openness.

  3. 23 Sep 2014

    Occupational Sorting of School Graduates: The Role of Economic Preferences

    This research paper explores the relationship between young graduates' risk attitudes and occupation-specific earnings risk, as well as the relationship between their patience and the slope of the earnings profile of the occupation they choose at the time when they have completed their education.

  4. 7 Jun 2012

    Overeducation at the Start of the Career: Stepping Stone or Trap?

    This study investigates whether young unemployed graduates who accept a job below their level of education accelerate or delay the transition into a job that matches their level of education.

  5. 5 Jan 2012

    Occupational change and mobility among employed and unemployed job seekers

    This paper examines the occupational mobility of employed and unemployed job seekers.

  6. 13 Oct 2010

    On Track: Class of 2004

    In 2004, the Scottish Higher Education Funding Council (SHEFC) and the Scottish Further Education Funding Council (SFEFC) jointly commissioned a longitudinal survey of learners who qualified from Scottish colleges and universities. The survey, conducted by Ipsos MORI and Critical Thinking, has tracked the progress of this group of learners over five years. The learners were surveyed four times: in 2004, 2005, 2007 and 2009.

  7. 13 Oct 2010

    On Track: Class of 2007

    The On Track project is funded by the Scottish Funding Council (SFC) and follows the career progression of graduates from Scottish insitutions.

  8. 6 Sep 2010

    Opportunities for further work, study or student exchange in Europe

    This is a list of useful links for practitioners to use with students with an interest in pursuing work, study or an exchange programme in Europe.

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