Researcher biography

Janet (Jan) Ferguson a Lecturer in Management specialising in Human Resources Management within the UQ Business School. Jan's specialist area of research focuses on the new human resource in the changing world of work; careers theory, concepts and practice; graduate attributes and skills; the transition from university to professional employment and the different experiences of domestic and international graduates.

Recent research includes the doctorate thesis 2017: Graduates' perceptions of their attributes when making the transition to employment and in managing their careers.

Jan has published in journals including New Zealand Journal of Applied Business Research, Australian Journal of Career Development and Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice. Jan is also a reviewer for journals including Journal of University Teaching and Learning Practice, Australian Journal of Career Development, Academy of Management.

Jan has presented at conferences including; International Conference: Philosophy of Management, Oxford, U.K.; New Zealand Applied Business Education Conferences Dunedin and Napier; Australia and New Zealand Academy of Management, ANZAM, Melbourne; Higher Education Research and Development Society of Australasia HERDSA, Hong Kong