Podcast: Starting your career during the pandemic

Socio-Technical Centre
Workplace Behaviour Research Centre

Helen Hughes and Emma Gritt

Dr Helen Hughes and Dr Emma Gritt discuss how the challenges of remote and hybrid working are magnified for employees who are new to the workforce. 

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This podcast episode was recorded remotely in December 2021. If you would like to get in touch regarding this podcast, please contact research.lubs@leeds.ac.uk. A transcript of this episode is available. 

To find out more about this research project – Understanding the Value of Internships – visit the website. You can also find out more about the Adapting Offices for the Future of Work research project, also discussed in this episode, which is funded by the Economic and Social Research Council (ESRC), as part of UK Research and Innovation’s rapid response to Covid-19. 

About the speakers:   

Dr Helen Hughes is an Associate Professor at Leeds University Business School and the Programme Director for the British Psychological Society accredited MSc in Organisational Psychology. Her research areas include the ways that social interactions influence and shape jobs and careers, and new ways of working, job design, job crafting and work organisation. 

Dr Emma Gritt is a lecturer in Information Management, and Programme Director for the Undergraduate Business Management programmes. Her research interests focus on the role of digital technologies in organisations. 

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