Job market readiness


Kerrie Unsworth, Lucy Bolton and Olivia Sampson are working with The Reed NCFE Partnership to understand what makes a person ready to enter the job market. They have developed and validated a tool for Reed NCFE (The Bestest) that enables college students and university students to diagnose their current readiness to enter the job market.

Research aims

  • How can we help young people to get jobs?

Research questions

  1. Can we create a tool that is a reliable and valid indicator of job market readiness?
  2. What factors are related to job market readiness?