Graduate Market Trends : The HECSU journal

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Graduate Market Trends (GMT) is HECSU's quarterly journal. It provides high quality information about contemporary debates in higher education, graduate employment and career learning.

Latest edition - Summer 2017

In this edition we address the most contested themes in this summer's HE, skills and careers agendas The current issue focuses on gender. We have a selection of articles looking at the trajectory of women in their chosen careers, the ongoing causes and effects of the gender pay gap in the UK labour market, and the effects of linguistics and candidate appearance in accepting and attracting talent into entrepreneurship courses and careers. Our expert panel also discuss subjects as wide ranging as degree fraud and graduate internships:

  • 'Access equals excellence', GMT interviews Anne-Marie Canning, director of widening participation, King's College London.
  • 'The Graduate gender pay gap', by Ellen Logan, HE executive and editor of What do graduates do?, Prospects
  • 'Is Entrepreneurship for boys?', by Sally Jones, reader of entrepreneurship and gender studies, Manchester Metropolitan Business School
  • 'Hey good lookin'', by Julia Yates, senior lecturer in organisational psychology at City, University of London, and Tristram Hooley, senior consultant at the careers Enterprise Company
  • 'The truth about degree fraud', by Chris Rea, HE services manager, Prospects
  • 'Wither the intern?', by Edward Pritchard, Graduate Talent Pool officer at Prospects
  • 'Oh, to live in interesting times', by Brian Hipkin, ounder, ReFRAME HE consultancy

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