Vulnerable workers and occupational mobility


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Transferable skills are increasingly important for occupational mobility and securing employment in a changing labour market. This is particularly so for workers made redundant from declining industries and occupations. However, how workers in this position come to understand and utilise their transferable skills is not well understood. This webinar examines how vulnerable workers, and the various key training and employment transition actors who work to assist them, understand the importance of transferable skills and seek to apply them in finding new occupations and/or making...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Skills and knowledge; Labour market; Employment; Vocational education and training; Industry

Keywords: Transferable skill; Displaced worker; Employability; Occupation; Occupational classification; Skill analysis; Skill needs; Industry restructuring

Geographic subjects: Australia; Oceania

Published: Adelaide, South Australia: NCVER, 2016

Physical description: webinar (60 min.)

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Related items: TD/TNC 124.04

Statement of responsibility: Presenters: Darryn Snell and Victor Gekara; discussant: Jude Walker; chair: Bridget Wibrow

This webinar was held on 11 August 2016.
This webinar is based on the publication 'Cross-occupational skill transferability: challenges and opportunities in a changing economy' indexed in VOCEDplus at TD/TNC 124.04.

Resource type: Audiovisual

Document number: TD/TNC 124.870

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