Posts by Louise Ryan

Louise Ryan, Professorial Research Fellow, Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Sheffield

Making connections: the role of ‘weak ties’ in migrants’ employment strategies

New research sheds light on how Polish migrants to the UK navigate labour markets and their social and employment networks What strategies can migrants mobilise to overcome initial ‘deskilling’ and achieve levels of employment commensurate with their qualifications? Discussions of post-accession migration from Central and Eastern Europe, in particular, abound with images of graduates from prestigious Polish or Hungarian universities … Continue reading

29 September 2016 by Louise Ryan
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