Centre for Research in Employment, Skills & Society (CRESS)
Welcome to CRESS – the Centre for Research in Employment, Skills & Society. Established in 2008, CRESS is home to research led by a multi-disciplinary team of researchers with backgrounds in economics, psychology, human resource management, organisational behaviour, and industrial relations.
CRESS is dedicated to carrying out research relevant to employment and the organisation of work. Recent themes of CRESS research include employee happiness and wellbeing, education and skills, careers, personality and labour market outcomes, the psychology of managerial decision making, cross-cultural analysis of strategic decision making, equality and diversity, labour unions, employment relations, leadership, and public service motivation.