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More ways of understanding the labour market

by Graham Attwell In most countries we have traditionally relied on official labour market agencies for data for understanding the labour market. From an education and training standpoint, that data has not always been ideal – given the main users are economic planners and policy makers – and the data collected is often difficult to…
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by John Marsh As an ex-civil servant I have had experience of using and designing IT support systems. In the past the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) employed Advisers whose role included advising jobseekers about the best way of finding work. One system they used was a handheld device/desktop programme which calculated Better Off…
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DMH Associates video entry for the CareerTech Challenge Prize

View the video here. DMH Associates and Pontydsygu video demonstrating why CareerChat should be awarded the CareerTech Prize. This is designed to revolutionise career development policies and practices using AI for adults aged 24-65 years old with low qualifications and low income levels (earning below £35k per annum) working in ‘at risk sectors’.

Learning about Careers: Open data and Labour Market Intelligence

By Graham Attwell and Dr Deirdre Hughes (published November 2018) This article from Attwell and Hughes examines how labour market intelligence and information can be used in the current digital age to better understand the UK labour market. Labour market information (LMI) includes any quantitative or qualitative information on the labour market that can assist labour market agents in…
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Interview on Forbes website

Deidre Hughes has recently been interviewed by Michael Arthur from Full interview below: Building A Bot To Beat The Bots: An Award-Winning Approach From Across The Pond Deirdre Hughes has been making a difference on the UK career development scene for over thirty years. For the past 13 years she has managed her own company, DMH…
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English schools turn to AI to help students catch up after Covid

Platforms that assess pupils and guide teachers on how to improve lesson plans are becoming mainstream, according to Madhumita Murgia in London AUGUST 14 2021 SOURCE: Financial Times (FT) Keywords – Artificial Intelligence; Machine Learning; Schools; Covid; Students An unusual teaching assistant is waiting for the students of St John’s primary school, in Wigan, north-west…
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AI CareerChat Bot finalist in CareerTech Challenge Prize

by Angela Gerrard The CareerChat (CiCi) consortium, led by DMH Associates was selected as 1 of 20 national finalists within the NESTA CareerTech Challenge Prize, supported by the Department for Education, England. Senior consultant Prof. Graham Attwell explained the innovative chatbot, named CiCi, as a chatbot providing a personalised, guided career journey experience for adults…
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A Web-Based Approach to Measure Skill Mismatches and Skills Profiles for a Developing Country: The Case of Colombia

A recent publication in Colombia Cientifica by Alianza EFI (economia formal y incusivia) stresses the importance of Labour market Information (LMI) and how with the proper techniques, job portals can be a robust source of labour market information. See the abstract below and click on this link to read the full article. AbstractSeveral interdisciplinary…
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