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Changing forms of employment and their implications for the development of skills


  • Richardson, Susan (Sue)
  • Law, Vincent


This article discusses the knowledge people acquire through working: how to be productive workers. Areas covered include the type of employment and its effect on the level of skills development; the ways in which the employment of people has changed over the past decade; and the effect on opportunities they have to develop vocational skills due to changing ways in which they are employed.

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  • Richardson, Susan (Sue) & Law, Vincent, 2009. "Changing forms of employment and their implications for the development of skills," Australian Bulletin of Labour, National Institute of Labour Studies, vol. 35(2), pages 355-392.
  • Handle: RePEc:fli:journl:26203
    Note: Richardson, S. and Law, V., 2009. Changing forms of employment and their implications for the development of skills. Australian Bulletin of Labour, Vol. 35 No. 2, pp. 355-392.

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    1. Roberts, Anna M. & Pannell, David J. & Doole, Graeme & Vigiak, Olga, 2012. "Agricultural land management strategies to reduce phosphorus loads in the Gippsland Lakes, Australia," Agricultural Systems, Elsevier, vol. 106(1), pages 11-22.
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    1. Duncan McVicar & Mark Wooden & Felix Leung & Ning Li, 2016. "Work-Related Training and the Probability of Transitioning from Non-Permanent to Permanent Employment," British Journal of Industrial Relations, London School of Economics, vol. 54(3), pages 623-646, September.

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