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A systematic review of Australian higher education students' and graduates' work readiness

Hiring new graduates is a cost-effective method of recruiting high-potential talent into organizations. Despite recent focus on graduate employability in the Australian higher education (HE) sector, a discrepancy remains between employer expectations of graduate work readiness (WR), and graduate perceptions of preparedness to commence professional work. This has implications for curriculum development, including work-integrated learning (WIL) programs that aim to improve WR of students ensuring they have the necessary skills and attributes required for work. What comprises WR skills and attrib... Show more

Authors: Orr, Poppy; Forsyth, Loch; Caballero, Catherine Lissette ... [+] Show more

Published: Abingdon, England, Routledge, Taylor and Francis, 2023

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