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Gander, Michelle – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2018
Professional staff total approximately 23% of staff in universities in the UK, which in 2014/15 was the equivalent of 95,870 individuals (hesa.ac.uk). With their increasing span of responsibility, it is surprising that there has been little research into the careers of these staff. This study, part of a larger careers study, highlights some key…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Professional Personnel, Career Development, Universities
Gander, Michelle – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2014
Everyone has a personal brand. To ensure success at work you need to manage your personal brand which is made up of your tangible and intangible attributes. This paper reviews the literature around personal branding, looks at some of the attributes and discusses ways you can reflect and begin to build your personal brand in a higher education…
Descriptors: Literature Reviews, Higher Education, Professional Identity, Reflection
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Gander, Michelle – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2014
The understanding of gender inequality for women entering work has not been subject to significant research or theorizing. This small study indicated that young women entering the workplace are subject to direct discrimination and by using an intersectionality approach this paper proposes that the intersection of gender and young age results in…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Age Differences, Females, Sex Stereotypes
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Gander, Michelle – Perspectives: Policy and Practice in Higher Education, 2010
Much has been written about the glass ceiling and pay differentials in higher and further education (HE, FE) for women academics (McTavish and Miller 2009, Rees 2007) but very little about discrepancies for women "professional managers" within UK higher education. Professional managers as a term needs to be defined as universities call…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Administration, Females, Salary Wage Differentials