Welcome to the Employability community
If you deliver careers information, advice and guidance AND you'd like to be better equipped to help clients make informed choices about employability or have ideas you'd like to share with others, this AGCAS web community is for you.
Academic career journeys: new research published
The AGCAS Research Staff Task Group has published a new report, Getting the First Lecturing Job, which reveals how doctoral researchers and PhDs manage the challenging and demanding transition from early careers researcher to the established academic position of lecturer.
Debbie Kearns has recently taken on the role of Careers and Employability Graduate Intern at the University of Huddersfield. Here, she explores the transition from student to employee and looks ...
With UK employers now seeking employees with an international perspective and awareness of global business cultures, it is becoming more important for graduates to possess skills to help drive...
- Creating global citizens: International placements at Aston
- Big drop in early graduate unemployment, reports What Do Graduates Do?
- Update on planning careers from the RTPI
- Representing AGCAS in the media: Directory of Experts
- AGCAS to sponsor TARGETjobs award 2015
- Success for world's first careers and employability MOOC
- AGR survey: Graduate vacancies predicted to rise
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Narratives of Employability: Effective Guidance in a Higher Education Context
This research explores the experiences of guidance of six Warwick students. It builds on previous work at Warwick to explore the effectiveness of guidance, in response to the need to provide qua... More details ›
Exchanging views and ideas
All AGCAS members can exchange views and ideas by submitting news articles to this website and contributing to the discussions that follow many articles.
You can also pick the brains of other careers professionals through the EMPLOYABILITY-DEVELOPMENT discussion list (click on 'subscribe' to join). Though not an AGCAS-owned list, it's a list that many AGCAS members subscribe to.
People to contact
Senior College Internship Officer
University of Birmingham
Closing Date: January 4, 2015
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A new three-day Postgraduate Diploma/MA module of the AGCAS/The University of Warwick CEIGHE qualification. Open to registrants and non-registrants (Wa...
This three-day residential course is intended for all careers service staff, whether new or experienced, who would like to explore the context in which t...
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