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Qualifications and an employer-led system: recruitment practices in the UK fitness industry

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Current UK skills policy is centred on the need to drive up qualifications obtainment and make the system more employer-led with Sector Skills Councils (SSC) being given the role of articulating the 'voice' of employers. Through a study of recruitment and selection processes in the fitness industry, this paper explores employers' attitudes to existing qualifications and whether their skill needs are being identified by their SSC. It also considers the broader implications of an employer-led s...

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Cardiff University
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SKOPE
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ESRC Centre on Skills, Knowledge and Organisational Performance (SKOPE) Publisher's website
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SKOPE Research Paper
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http://www.skope.ox.ac.uk/publications
Publication date:
2007-01-01
Paper number:
75, July 2007
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English
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2010-06-30

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