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dc.contributor.authorHurrell, Scott-
dc.contributor.authorWarhurst, Chris-
dc.contributor.authorNickson, Dennis-
dc.description.abstractThe voluntary sector in Scotland, as in many other countries, is becoming increasingly business like. Resultantly, there is an increasing demand for graduates to work in business and support functions. In Scotland, however, despite an oversupply of graduates in the labor market, the voluntary sector reports skills shortages for graduate-level positions. Through exploratory, mainly qualitative research, this article demonstrates that one reason for this mismatch between the supply of and demand for graduates is a systems failure within the sector. Many graduates and university students remain unaware of potentially suitable paid job opportunities, in part because of the sector's voluntary label. To rectify this systems failure, thought needs to be given to the sector's nomenclature and the manner in which voluntary sector organizations attract graduate recruits, for example, through levering value congruence in potential recruits.en_UK
dc.publisherSAGE Publications for the Association for Research on Nonprofit Organizations and Voluntary Action-
dc.relationHurrell S, Warhurst C & Nickson D (2011) Giving Miss Marple a Makeover: Graduate Recruitment, Systems Failure, and the Scottish Voluntary Sector, Nonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly, 40 (2), pp. 336-355.-
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dc.subjectgraduate laboren_UK
dc.subjectsystems failureen_UK
dc.subjectvalue congruenceen_UK
dc.subjectnonprofit sectoren_UK
dc.titleGiving Miss Marple a Makeover: Graduate Recruitment, Systems Failure, and the Scottish Voluntary Sectoren_UK
dc.typeJournal Articleen_UK
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dc.citation.jtitleNonprofit and Voluntary Sector Quarterly-
dc.type.statusPublisher version (final published refereed version)-
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of Strathclyde-
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of Strathclyde-
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