Theory of employability

Chapter 1 1. Introduction The theory of employability can be difficult to identify; there can be many factors that contribute to the idea of being employable. Little (2001) suggests, that it is a multi-dimensional concept, and there is a need to distinguish between the factors relevant to the job and preparation for work. Morley (2001) […]

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Impact of the Ageing Workforce

THE AGEING WORKFORCE: RETAINING, AND CHALLENGING WORKERS 1   Prior to the passage of the Social Security Act in 1935 work did not typically end with a planned retirement. Average retirement (meaning the age at which 1/2 of workers from an initial age cohort remain in the workplace) was age 70 or more for men. […]

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Full Time and Part Time Contracts

As the employer you must give employees: a written statement of employment or a written contract the statutory lowest level of paid holiday a payslip proving all deductions, for example a the statutory lowest length of breaks needed for rest Statutory Sick Pay maternity, paternity and also the adoption pay and leave required you have […]

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Impact of Fatigue on the Workplace

  Introduction Exposure to work-related fatigue is rising in today’s 24-hour culture, which is progressively dominated by knowledge work. Fatigue from a medical point of view refers to a state of weakness of the body and the mind that affects everybody (Phillips, 2015). Fatigue is mostly related to exertive situations of work. Fatigue is an […]

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Use of the path-goal theory

The Reasoning for the Use of the Path-Goal Theory in the “Jeanne Lewis” Case Jeanne Lewis, by any measure of the imagination is any prospective employer’s dream team member. She was committed, articulate, productive, smart, sensitive, motivated, and responsive to challenges. According to Peter Drucker (1998), “Effective leadership is not about making speeches or being […]

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Job Satisfaction in MNCs

Job Satisfaction in MNC Introduction Job satisfaction is one of most important fields of study in the subject of human resource management. This important role of job satisfaction function leads the way in assuring high level of job satisfaction among the employees. Job satisfaction function of any HR vertical of an organization is primarily responsible […]

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Voluntary turnover

CHAPTER NO.1 Introduction Background 1.01 Employee turnover is a much-studied phenomenon. There is a vast literature on the causes of voluntary employee turnover dating back to the 1950s. 1.02 Voluntary turnover is a major problem for many organizations in many Asian countries (Barnett, 1995; Chang, 1996; Syrett, 1994). Employee turnover is giving sleepless nights to […]

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migrant workers in UK

Introduction There has been a large increase in the number of migrant workers in the UK in recent years (McKay, Craw & Chopra, 2006). These increases have been spurred on by globalisation, the gaps opening in the UK labour market and legislative changes that provide many and varied methods for coming to the UK. While […]

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why workers with dangerous jobs are paid

(a) Explain why workers with dangerous jobs are paid more than workers with less dangerous jobs The competition in the job market had shown an upward turn when we talk about the opportunities for the job seekers. There are diversified fields for the job seekers who go for the job according to their qualification and […]

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Reflective Essay on Personal Strengths

Keywords: personal strengths essay, essay on my strength Personal Strengths 2 Introduction StrengthsQuest is a personality assessment tool used by career-oriented companies and schools to help determine what careers a given person might be suitable for. This is a test approximately 150 questions long, that measures one’s top five personality strengths, so that those top […]

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