DMH & Associates Ltd

Established in 2008, Dr Deirdre Hughes, OBE founded this company specialising in careers policy, research and practice.

DMH & Associates Ltd portfolio of work includes:

  • Policy development services
  • Training and consultancy services
  • Applied research services
  • Evaluation services
  • Keynote presentation services

In 2013, this specialist careers policy, research and practice organisation was renamed ‘DMH & Associates Ltd.’ The organisation’s research, evaluation, training and consultancy activities include: new policy frameworks for systems design and delivery of careers services, including professional development in careers policy, research and practice.

Key research themes cover:

  • Evidence and Impact: careers and guidance-related interventions;
  • Careers policy development, including marketisation issues;
  • Youth Employment and Unemployment (NEETs);
  • Careers sector legislation and statutory provisions across Europe;
  • Business links between schools, national careers services and public employment services;
  • Career adaptability and resilience; and
  • The use of ICT and labour market intelligence/information.

DMH & Associates Ltd., research interests include new policy frameworks for systems design and delivery of careers services, including professional development in careers policy, research and practice. Key research themes cover: evidence and impact: careers and guidance-related interventions; careers policy development, including marketisation issues; youth employment and unemployment (NEETs); careers legislation and statutory provisions across Europe; business links between schools, national careers services and public employment services; career adaptability and resilience; and the use of ICT and labour market intelligence/information in career guidance, coaching and counselling.

Evaluation, Research & Development

DMH & Associates Ltd offers high quality services drawing on the international, national and local evidence base for careers work. We work in partnership with a wide range of organisations to find innovative and practical ways of developing effective careers policies, research and practice.
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