Advanced Search
MyIDEAS: Login

NILS Working paper no 167. Assisting people marginal to the labour market to gain and maintain employment: a spotlight on South Australia

Contents:

Author Info

  • Moskos, Megan
Registered author(s):

    Abstract

    Until relatively recently Australia experienced unprecedented levels of economic growth. The number of jobs available was at an all time high and unemployment at a 30 year historical low. It is an unfortunate reality however, that some groups of people did not have the chance to share in this economic prosperity. This article draws from research conducted in South Australia that aimed to understand more fully the reasons why, in the economic boom period, aspirations for employment were not being met. It details the main findings arising from in-depth interviews conducted with 106 people who were currently not participating or underparticipating in paid employment. The article concludes by discussing the implications of these findings for the development of strategies to help such groups to gain employment and remain in employment.

    Download Info

    If you experience problems downloading a file, check if you have the proper application to view it first. In case of further problems read the IDEAS help page. Note that these files are not on the IDEAS site. Please be patient as the files may be large.
    File URL: http://hdl.handle.net/2328/26085
    Download Restriction: no

    Bibliographic Info

    Paper provided by National Institute of Labour Studies in its series NILS Working Papers with number 26085.

    as in new window
    Length:
    Date of creation: 2011
    Date of revision:
    Handle: RePEc:fli:wpaper:26085

    Note: Moskos, M. 2011. Assisting people marginal to the labour market to gain and maintain employment: a spotlight on South Australia. Working Paper No 167
    Contact details of provider:
    Postal: GPO Box 2100, Adelaide SA 5001
    Phone: +61 8 8201 2265
    Fax: +61 8 8276 9060
    Web page: http://www.flinders.edu.au/sabs/nils/
    More information through EDIRC

    Related research

    Keywords: Employment; Social inclusion; Qualitative; Evidence-based practice;

    References

    No references listed on IDEAS
    You can help add them by filling out this form.

    Citations

    Lists

    This item is not listed on Wikipedia, on a reading list or among the top items on IDEAS.

    Statistics

    Access and download statistics

    Corrections

    When requesting a correction, please mention this item's handle: RePEc:fli:wpaper:26085. See general information about how to correct material in RePEc.

    For technical questions regarding this item, or to correct its authors, title, abstract, bibliographic or download information, contact: (Rupali Saikia).

    If you have authored this item and are not yet registered with RePEc, we encourage you to do it here. This allows to link your profile to this item. It also allows you to accept potential citations to this item that we are uncertain about.

    If references are entirely missing, you can add them using this form.

    If the full references list an item that is present in RePEc, but the system did not link to it, you can help with this form.

    If you know of missing items citing this one, you can help us creating those links by adding the relevant references in the same way as above, for each refering item. If you are a registered author of this item, you may also want to check the "citations" tab in your profile, as there may be some citations waiting for confirmation.

    Please note that corrections may take a couple of weeks to filter through the various RePEc services.