Better use of skills, better outcomes: a research report on skills utilisation in Australia


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Skills utilisation is an important element of workforce development and is increasingly recognised by governments and policymakers as just as valuable to productivity as skills acquisition. In tight labour markets where employers are keen to maximise the skills of their workforce, skills utilisation has the potential to drive innovation and lead to positive outcomes for both employers and employees. This report seeks to deepen the understanding of what skills utilisation means in the workplace. Skills Australia has consequently explored the conceptual and operational challenges...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Skills and knowledge; Workforce development; Research; Governance; Management; Employment; Participation; Policy

Keywords: Skill development; Skills audit; Employees; Employers; Human resource development; Leadership; Interview; Literature review; Labour utilisation; Case study

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Skills Australia, 2012

Physical description: ii, 186 p.

Related items: TD/TNC 108.551

ISBN: 9781921916793

Resource type: Government report or paper

Document number: TD/TNC 108.598

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