Question

Name

qi_employmentstatushistory_w1_leshst

Label

employmentstatushistory w1(leshst)

Question Text

Which description on this card [comes closest to what you first did after leaving full-time education]/[best describes what you did next, even if it was only for a month?]

Instructions

Employment: Any regular paid work is coded as paid employment even if respondent was also receiving benefits, a reitrement pension or looking after the family at the same time. Exclude periods of less than 1 month, vacation work whilst in full-time education and periods of maternity leave (code 06). Changes from full-time to part-time work must be recorded as a change of status (part-time is less than 30 hours per week). Time spent on the books of an employer (e.g. supply teachers, temps) is counted as a continuous spell of working, provided time spent in actual paid work is longer than periods out of work. Time spent in paid or unpaid sick leave counts as work DO NOT CODE EACH 'JOB' SEPARATELY. ONE PERIOD OF PAID EMPLOYMENT CAN INCLUDE MORE THAN ONE JOB

Usage

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Can I just check, apart from taking a holiday or a gap year, did you leave full-time education between finishing at school and starting at college or university?

1
Yes
2
No

Which description on this card [comes closest to what you first did after leaving full-time education]/[best describes what you did next, even if it was only for a month?]

0
Current status reached, no further changes
1
Self-employed
2
Full-time employed
3
Part-time employed
4
Unemployed
5
Retired
6
Maternity leave
7
Looking after family or home
8
Full-time student/at school
9
Long-term sick or disabled
10
On a government training scheme
11
National Service/War Service
12
Something else

When did you start this period of being [LESHST]? PLEASE ENTER THE MONTH

employmentstatushistory_w1_leshem
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