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Peijen, Roy; Bos, Manon Carola Maria – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2022
An employer-based work-experience program run by a multinational organization temporarily employs people with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) to prepare them for external employment. This study observes the impact of participation for people with ASD in establishing employment (with or without a competitive salary). A quasi-experimental design…
Descriptors: Work Experience Programs, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Temporary Employment
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Rubin, Viktoria; Ohlsson, Jon – Learning Organization, 2022
Purpose: Interim managers (IMs) are consultants who take on managerial positions during limited periods to perform changes, handle crises or cover vacancies. The increasing use of these short-term outsiders shapes new conditions for organizational learning in contemporary work life. The purpose of this paper is to contribute to research-based…
Descriptors: Temporary Employment, Administrators, Organizational Learning, Schemata (Cognition)
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Lee, Chien-Sing; Yew, Lee-Yin – Knowledge Management & E-Learning, 2022
Organizational learning integrates core specialized tacit resources and knowledge to facilitate development of strategic interdisciplinary knowledge development, integration, management and innovation. To promote open innovation within a gig economy, we address three problems: first, to identify which knowledge management view may contribute more…
Descriptors: Knowledge Management, Comparative Analysis, Consumer Economics, Satisfaction
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Courtois, Aline; Sautier, Marie – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2022
The article contributes to the emerging literature on the intersection of academic mobility and precarity by examining the impact of the 2016 Brexit referendum result on the mobility and immobility projects of migrant academics on temporary contracts. We draw on 22 interviews conducted with early-career researchers in the UK and Switzerland. We…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Faculty Mobility, Political Issues, Researchers
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Berg Jansson, Anna; Engström, Åsa; Parding, Karolina – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2020
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to discuss conditions for workplace learning (WPL) in relation to temporary agency staffing (TAS), focusing on temporary and regular nurses' experiences of social relations. Design/methodology/approach: Data were gathered using qualitative semi-structured interviews with five agency nurses and five regular…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Workplace Learning, Temporary Employment, Nurses
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Kasap, Caner; Gönüldas, Hamdi – Education Quarterly Reviews, 2022
This study aimed to examine the experiences of contract teachers teaching students with special needs. To achieve this goal, this descriptive research was designed within the framework of the qualitative research paradigm. Semistructured interviews were conducted with ten contract teachers. None of the participants had a bachelor's degree in…
Descriptors: Teaching Experience, Special Needs Students, Special Education Teachers, Intellectual Disability
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Pineda, Pedro; Salazar Morales, Diego Alonso; Celis, Jorge – British Journal of Sociology of Education, 2022
This article explores the effects of charter schools on teachers' working conditions in Bogota (Colombia). By employing a semi-experimental approach involving Propensity Score Matching (PSM) and Difference-in-Differences (DID), we find that in the close vicinity (postcode area) of where they are established, charter schools more than double…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Charter Schools, Teaching Conditions, Teacher Salaries
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Stacey, Meghan; Fitzgerald, Scott; Wilson, Rachel; McGrath-Champ, Susan; Gavin, Mihajla – Journal of Educational Administration and History, 2022
Fixed-term contracts are a relatively recent, yet growing category of employment for teachers in the public school system in New South Wales (NSW), Australia. In this article, we draw on quantitative and qualitative data from a large state-wide survey (N = 18,234) of members of the public-school teacher union, the NSW Teachers' Federation, in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Contracts, Teacher Employment, Public School Teachers
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Corbel, Christopher; Newman, Trent; Farrell, Lesley – Written Communication, 2022
This article explores the writing and reading requirements of the literacy practices, events, and texts characteristic of work mediated by the online labor platforms of the gig economy, such as Airtasker and Freelancer, which bring together people needing a job done with those willing to do it. These emerging platform-based discourse communities…
Descriptors: Temporary Employment, Workplace Literacy, Technological Literacy, Industry
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Berg Jansson, Anna; Engström, Åsa – Vocations and Learning, 2022
Adopting a theoretical perspective that acknowledges both formal and informal learning as crucial and emphasises reproductive and developmental learning as complementary, this article analyses and discusses temporary agency nurses' experiences of working and learning, focusing on conditions for workplace learning. This provides opportunities to…
Descriptors: Nursing Education, Workplace Learning, Temporary Employment, Barriers
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Butson, Michael; Tower, John; Schwarz, Eric C. – Australian Journal of Career Development, 2021
Employee turnover is the loss of talent in the workforce. High employee turnover is expensive and disruptive. Young employees are more likely to leave one job for a better one and are often less attached to an organisation while they are completing their education. The aquatics industry has been described as being in a crisis, experiencing…
Descriptors: Aquatic Sports, Recreational Facilities, Employer Attitudes, Labor Turnover
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McComb, Vivien; Eather, Narelle; Imig, Scott – International Journal for Academic Development, 2021
There has been extensive research conducted into the plight of casual academic staff, the precarious nature of their work, their limited academic development opportunities, and their heightened risk of being positioned on the periphery of the workforce in academia. Institutions have attempted to mitigate this risk through the provision of academic…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Faculty, Adjunct Faculty, Temporary Employment
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Hudson, Lisa; Isenberg, Emily – National Center for Education Statistics, 2019
This Data Point uses data from the Adult Training and Education Survey (ATES), administered as part of the 2016 National Household Education Surveys Program (NHES:2016), to examine the relationship between educational attainment and various measures of labor underutilization (defined below). ATES:2016 collected information from a nationally…
Descriptors: Educational Attainment, Unemployment, Underemployment, National Surveys
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Walters, David; Zarifa, David; Etmanski, Brittany – Higher Education Policy, 2021
While most doctoral students aspire to become a full-time professor, many graduates with doctoral degrees may instead be employed in temporary positions as university teachers or researchers. The purpose of this paper is to assess the extent to which these early employment experiences differ for doctoral graduates of various fields of study, using…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Labor Market, Doctoral Degrees, College Faculty
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Irwin, Kathy M.; deVries, Susann – College & Research Libraries, 2019
Using a mixed-methods approach, the researchers explored the experiences of 108 academic librarians who served as interim library leaders at U.S. institutions of higher education between 2012 and 2017. Statistical analysis showed no associations between gender, type of institution, or degree-granting level with the duration of interim service or…
Descriptors: College Libraries, Library Administration, Leadership, Temporary Employment
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