Employer satisfaction with Griffith grads surpasses national average again

Academic Administration
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Griffith University has again demonstrated its ability to deliver remarkable practical outcomes, obtaining a higher-than-average result for another year in the 2017 national Employer Satisfaction Survey. Based on data compiled across graduate job placements for students from 41 institutions, the latest survey reported an overall satisfaction rate of 85.5% for the university, compared with a […]

Millennials shunned by state election promises and policies

Business and government
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People under 35 have been largely overlooked during the Queensland state election campaign, according to a Griffith University expert on millennials and youth affairs. Jerath Head, a research assistant with Griffith’s Policy Innovation Hub and the assistant editor of the Griffith Review, says the key issues that matter to younger voters haven’t received due attention […]

‘Build it and they will come’: the role of employment in making Brisbane a global city

Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing
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With the November, 2014 G20 meeting done and dusted, WOW’s resident historian, Professor Bradley Bowden, and colleague, Dr Andrea Insch (University of Otago, NZ) set about understanding the role of 34 years’ of rebranding strategy in transforming Brisbane into a global city. But what does this have to do with the world of work you […]

Employment challenges: the role of gender, ethnicity and migrant status

Centre for Work Organisation and Wellbeing
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Prompted by ongoing media coverage around the treatment of migrant workers on 457 visas, (recently submitted) PhD candidate and WOW-affiliated Higher Degree Research student member, Sue Ressia, saw an opportunity to find out about, and add to, the body of research dealing with vulnerable workers and the issues they face when seeking out employment in […]