Publications on fair recruitment

Publications on Fair recruitment

  1. Recruitment experiences of South Asian migrant workers in Jordan’s garment industry

    15 August 2018

  2. FAIR SHARE? International recruitment in the Philippines

    24 October 2017

    This working paper brings together evidence on the culture and practice of fair recruitment for overseas employment in the Philippines.

  3. Attracting skilled international migrants to China: A review and comparison of policies and practices

    28 September 2017

    The report reviews the existing policies and practices of China concerning the attraction of foreign professionals and other skilled international migrants with a comparative analysis of talent attraction policies and their outcomes in Germany, Japan, and Singapore. Based on a comparative study, recommendations are put forward for China to improve its foreign talent policies and practices in order to be more successful in the international competition for talents.

  4. Deficiencies in Conditions of Work as a Cost to Labor Migration: Concepts, Extent, and Implications

    18 September 2017

    This paper sets out three goals. First, it provides a conceptual framework for analyzing migration costs associated with deficiencies in the conditions of work abroad, which is an insufficiently explored aspect of the existing theoretical frameworks on migration decision making. Second, using a novel data set, the KNOMAD migration surveys, it examines the nature and extent of the losses that migrant workers experience due to deficiencies in working conditions.

  5. The Migrant Recruitment Industry: Profitability and unethical business practices in Nepal, Paraguay and Kenya

    13 September 2017

    This publication documents the process of foreign recruitment in case-study migration corridors across different regions. The result of the research brings to the fore the abuse of migrant workers by recruiters and seeks to contribute to broadening the choices workers have to find decent work at home and abroad.

  6. Labour Migration From China to Europe: Scope and Potential

    06 September 2017

    The research presented in this report was conducted under the “EU-China Dialogue on Migration and Mobility Support Project”, funded by the EU and jointly carried out by the International Labour Organization (ILO) and the International Organization for Migration (IOM).

  7. Policy Brief on Practices and Regulations of Recruitment to Garment Work

    24 July 2017

    The policy brief maps common recruitment practices and regulations observed along recruitment pathways to garment and textile work in India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Jordan and Lebanon.

  8. Policy Brief on Practices and Regulations of Recruitment to Domestic Work

    24 July 2017

    The policy brief highlights common recruitment practices and regulations observed along recruitment pathways to domestic work in India, Bangladesh, Nepal, Jordan and Lebanon.

  9. Migrant and cities: Research report on recruitment, employment, and working conditions of domestic workers in China

    20 June 2017

  10. General principles and operational guidelines for fair recruitment

    25 November 2016