Research Study on Career Paths in the Civil Service

Authors: Helen Russell , Dorothy Watson , Emer Smyth , Selina McCoy , Raffaele Grotti , Oona Kenny

Research Areas: Labour Markets and Skills


With inputs from a cross-departmental group in the civil service, the study examines career paths in the civil service, including variations in access to training, the distribution of responsibilities and access to promotion opportunities.  The study will involve in-depth interviews with civil servants to gain an understanding of the factors that shaped their career paths. It will also include a special analysis of the Civil Service Employee Engagement Survey.

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