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Ways of Stabilising Employment at The Beginning of Working Life

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  • Alberto Lopez

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    With the paths taken by young people at the beginning of their working lives becoming more complex, the analysis of employment stabilisation methods shows how new entrants go about forming more or less long-term links with employers. The use of extended short-term employment contracts can become structural and extend beyond the simple management of temporary work overloads. The level and type of education are important determinants in the type and timeframe of stabilisation in employment. The holders of prestigious qualifications often immediately secure an open-ended contract or civil servant status. Some show mobility within the first 18 months, breaking off an open-ended contract in what appears to be a career move. Prolonged job insecurity is found more frequently among the less qualified. Certain secondary vocational courses in preparation for industrial occupations appear to foster stable employment with somewhat involuntary mobility partly due to the frequent use of temporary work.

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    Article provided by Institut National de la Statistique et des Etudes Economiques in its journal Economie et Statistique.

    Volume (Year): 378-379 (2005)
    Issue (Month): (July)
    Pages: 105-128

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    Keywords: Transition; Youth; Mobility; Contracts;

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    1. Liliane BONNAL & Sylvie MENDES & Catherine SOFER, 2003. "Comparaison de l'accès au premier emploi des apprentis et des lycéens," Annales d'Economie et de Statistique, ENSAE, issue 70, pages 31-52.
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    3. Jacob A. Mincer, 1974. "Age and Experience Profiles of Earnings," NBER Chapters, in: Schooling, Experience, and Earnings, pages 64-82 National Bureau of Economic Research, Inc.
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