Preliminary results indicate that trainees have strong preferences over salary and job locations and their placement officers (who are solely responsible for trainee placements) have poor knowledge of these preferences. Providing placement officers with information on these preferences improves the quality of matches and potentially improves job retention 3 months later.
This research was funded under the Private Enterprise Development in low-Income Countries (PEDL) Programme
Banjeree, A.; Chiplunkar, G. (2017). Understanding the Employment Preferences of Low-income skilled Labour in India. PEDL, 4pp