Subject Area Lead: Career Studies and Coaching Programmes
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Gill Frigerio is an Associate Professor who leads on the Centre's qualifications in Career Studies and Coaching. She is module leader on a number of modules within the programmes on Career Development and Coaching Studies (CDCS) and Career Education, Information and Guidance in Higher Education (CEIGHE) and supervises dissertation students.
Biography and Professional Interests
Prior to joining the Centre in August 2010, Gill worked in career development practice and management, and most recently was Head of Careers in the Centre for Student Careers and Skills at Warwick.
Gill's teaching interests cover theory and practice in career coaching; vocation and calling; learning from work experience and its contribution to career development; theoretical perspectives on employability and implications for policy and practice; placement design and management of higher education career and employability services. She has research interests in women's career development, working with marginalised communities and supporting practitioners as researchers
Gill regularly tweets on career development, career coaching and career calling issues and welcomes new followers @GillFrigerio
Frigerio, G. (2020) 'Talking Gender and Liberation: towards a generous Christian social ethic of gender. Crucible. April 2020. ( download pdf).
Bimrose, J. & Frigerio, G. (2019) 'Piloting Innovation: Integrating the Career Adapt-Abilities Scale-UK into Practice' in K. Maree (ed.) Handbook of Innovative Career Counselling. pp. 471-484.
Frigerio, G. (2019) 'Calling all years good: Christian vocation through life's seasons' (book review) Practical Theology, (online ahead of print).
Frigerio, G. & Nasimi, R. (2019) 'Who is supporting the career development of refugees? The role of grassroots organisations', The NICEC Journal, 42, pp. 42-46. ( download pdf)
Frigerio, G. (2019) 'Career Guidance for Social Justice: Contesting Neoliberalism' (book review). The NICEC Journal, 42, pp. 65-66. (download pdf)
Christie, F. & Frigerio, G. (2018) 'What does Social Mobility have to do with Careers Work?' Phoenix,153, February 2018. AGCAS: Sheffield ( download as two pdf files: 1 and 2)
Frigerio, G. (2018) 'Calling in today’s world: voices from eight faith perspectives / The stories we live: finding God’s calling all around us' (book reviews). Practical Theology, 11 (3) 271-273
Frigerio, G. (2018) Researching Christian women’s experiences of calling and working lives: reflections from the field. Presentation to the ‘Faith Lives of Women and Girl’s symposium, Queens Theological Institution, Birmingham
Frigerio, G (2018) 'Making connections through practitioner research' in C Burke and F Christie (eds.) Graduate Careers in Context: Research, Policy and Practice. London: Routledge.
Frigerio, G. (2017) 'Graduate Employability in Context: Theory, Research and Debate. Book Review', The NICEC Journal, Issue 38. (download pdf)
Frigerio, G. (2016) 'Calling or Falling? A spiritual perspective on career development'. Paper presented at NICEC 'Redesigning Career Development for a Globalised World' conference, September 2016. (download pdf)
Frigerio, G. (2016) 'Guidance in suits? Career coaching for everyone.' Paper presented at NICEC 'Redesigning Career Development for a Globalised World' conference, September 2016 (download pdf)
Wright, T. and Frigerio, G. (2015) The Career Adapt-Abilities Pilots Project. York: Higher Education Academy (download pdf)
Frigerio, G. (2014) Agcas's next top model. 'Phoenix' magazine issue 143 October 2014: 14-17. AGCAS: Sheffield.(
Frigerio, G. and McCash, P. (2013) Creating Career Coaching, The NICEC Journal, Issue 30 (download pdf)
Frigerio, G. (2013) Career Adaptabilities: A New Approach, Graduate Market Trends, Spring 2013 (download pdf)
Frigerio, G., Mendez, R. and McCash, P. (2012). Re-designing Work-related Learning: a Management Studies Placement Module. Coventry: Career Studies Unit (download pdf)
Frigerio, G & Preston, A. (2011) Widening participation in Elite Universities and Unpaid Work Experience: reaching the ‘right’ students with employability initiatives In Barham, L & irving, B (2011) (eds) Constructing the Future: Diversity, Inclusion and Social Justice, Stourbridge, Institute for Career Guidance
Frigerio, G. (2011) Reinventing Careers: Creating Space for Students to get a Life, The NICEC Journal, Issue 26
Frigerio, G. (2011) Social mobility and Unpaid Work Experience in Higher Education. Paper presented at the Education and Employers Task Force Research Conference
Frigerio, G. (2011) Widening Participation, Employability and Work-Related Learning – What Works, paper presented at ASET Conference
Frigerio, G. (2011) The New Employability Imperative and its impact on Professional Identities in Higher Education Careers Work. Paper delivered at ESRC Seminar Series ‘Re-framing service delivery, professional practices and professional identifies in UK Careers Work, University of Limerick
Frigerio, G. (2010) Narratives of Employability: Effective Guidance in a Higher Education Context. A qualitative evaluation of the impact of guidance, funded by HECSU