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Matching skills to jobs boosts happiness, productivity and innovation

Encouraging employers to make the most of their employees’ skills can improve productivity, reduce inequality, and contribute to economic growth, according to a new report launched by the OECD and the University of Warwick Institute for Employment Research.

Wed 08 November 2017, 15:30 | Tags: social sciences, Social Science, Institute for Employment Research, work

Work experience, contacts and confidence needed to secure fulfilling employment

A new study led by the University of Warwick raises concerns that employment and career development opportunities for young people are becoming polarised between those with the resources to access secure, fulfilling employment and those on the path to precarious and unpredictable working lives with poor prospects.