Social Research

Employability research and publications  

Aggett, M. (2016) The role of placements in the talent management process. In: Horner, S. (2016) Talent Management in Hospitality and Tourism. Goodfellow Publishers.

Aggett, M. & Busby, G. (2011) Opting out of internship: perceptions of hospitality, tourism and events management undergraduates at a British university. Journal of Hospitality, Leisure, Sport and Tourism Education 10(1), pp. 106-113

Beaumont, E. Gedye, S. and Richardson, S. (2016). ‘Am I employable?’: Understanding students' employability confidence and their perceived barriers to gaining employment. Journal of Hospitality, Leisure, Sport & Tourism Education, Volume 19, Pages 1-9.

GEES Employability Guide – Old now but produced here at Plymouth and provides good coverage and practical ideas.

Heffernan, T. et al (2010) Employability and Marketing Education: Insights from the UK.

Huang, R. (2013) International experience and graduate employability: Perceptions of Chinese international students in the UK.

Murray, P. & Murray, S. "Promoting sustainability values within career‐oriented degree programmes: A case study analysis", International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education, (2007) Vol. 8 Iss: 3, pp.285-300

Shadbolt, N. (2016) Review of Computer Science degree accreditation and graduate employability. Department for Business Innovation and Skills.

Vickerstaffe, R. (2015) Implementation of technological enhanced learning and impact on employability and learning within engineering and education frameworks.

Wakeham, W. (2016) Review of STEM Degree provision and Graduate Employability. Department for Business Innovation and Skills.

Pegg, A. Waldock, J. Hendy-Isaac, S. & Lawton, R. (2012) Pedagogy for employability. HEA. York.

PGCAP Employability and Enterprise reading list 

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