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A/Prof. Jo Ingold

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Associate Professor, Human Resource Management

Faculty

Faculty of Business and Law

Department

Deakin Business School

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Qualifications

Bachelor of Science, University of Bristol, 2020
Doctor of Philosophy, University of Sheffield, 2011
Master of Arts, University of Sheffield, 2006

Contact

j.ingold@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 924 46067

Biography

Jo is an Associate Professor of Human Resource Management in Deakin Business School. She has previously held roles in the non-profit sector and in policy, research and people development in UK central government. Prior to joining Deakin in 2020, Jo worked at Leeds University Business School.

Jo’s research, teaching and external engagement activities fuse human resource management and public policy. She has published on the employability and skills sector (programme design, delivery and workforce issues); business engagement in labour market policy; and the workplace inclusion of disadvantaged labour market groups.

Jo has been a recipient of a number of Economic and Research Council funding awards, including a Future Leaders Fellowship. She is currently a Co-Investigator on an ESRC-funded Covid Rapid Response project examining the employment support needs of newly-unemployed job candidates during and post-Covid and ESRC-funded research on digital employment service delivery. She is also undertaking evaluations of two Commonwealth-funded employment programs, including the Local Jobs Fund and a Foundation Skills for your Future Remote Community Pilot in South Australia.

Jo has led on research impact and is recognised for her expertise on improving employer engagement in employability and skills programmes. She is Theme Director for Business and Society in Deakin Business School and is an Editor of the journal Work, Employment and Society.

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Research interests

  • The employability and skills sector: programme design, delivery and workforce issues
  • The intersection of HRM and public policy
  • Business engagement in labour market policy
  • Workplace inclusion of disadvantaged labour market groups

Affiliations

Editor, Work, Employment and Society

Fellow, Institute of Employability Professionals (FIEP)

Fellow, Higher Education Academy (FHEA)

Certified Member, Australian Human Resources Institute (CAHR)

Member, Employment Related Services Association (ERSA)

Member, National Employment Services Association (NESA)

Fellow, Royal Society of Arts (FRSA)

Member, British Sociological Association (BSA)

Units taught

MMH230 Fundamentals of Human Resource Management

MMH352 International Human Resource Management

Supervision: Master of Leadership and Master of HRM

Media appearances

Available to speak to the media on the following topics:

Unemployment

Welfare to work

Employment and skills programs

Workplace inclusion

Disadvantaged/under-served labour market groups

Research groups

Member, HR/ER Discipline Group

Member, Centre for Refugee Employment, Advocacy, Training and Education (CREATE) 

Awards

Winner of the Ken Young Award for the Best Paper in Policy and Politics 2017

Projects

http://deakincreate.org.au/

https://digit-research.org/researcher/dr-jo-ingold/

http://hub.salford.ac.uk/welfare-at-a-social-distance/

Publications

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2022

Mediating the claim? How 'local ecosystems of support' shape the operation and experience of UK social security

D Edmiston, D Robertshaw, D Young, J Ingold, A Gibbons, K Summers, L Scullion, B Geiger, R de Vries

(2022), Social Policy and Administration, C1

journal article

Employer Participation in Active Labour Market Policies in the United Kingdom and Denmark: The Effect of Employer Associations as Social Networks and the Mediating Role of Collective Voice

D Valizade, J Ingold, M Stuart

(2022), pp. 1-22, Work, Employment and Society, London, Eng., C1

journal article
2021

A Strategic Left? Starmerism, Pluralism and the Soft Left

P Thompson, F Pitts, J Ingold

(2021), pp. 32-39, Political Quarterly, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Class Composition, Labour's Strategy and the Politics of Work

P Thompson, F Pitts, J Ingold, J Cruddas

(2021), Vol. 93, pp. 142-149, Political Quarterly, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article

Claimants' experiences of the social security system during the first wave of COVID-19

Kate Summers, Lisa Scullion, Ben Baumberg Geiger, David Robertshaw, David Edmiston, Andrea Gibbons, Eleni Karagiannaki, Rob De Vries, Joanne Ingold

(2021), United Kingdom, A6

research report/technical paper

Navigating Pandemic Social Security: Benefits, Employment and Crisis Support during COVID-19

Daniel Edmiston, David Robertshaw, Andrea Gibbons, Jo Ingold, Ben Baumberg Geiger, Lisa Scullion, Kate Summers, David Young

(2021), United Kingdom, A6

research report/technical paper

Non-take up of benefits at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic

Ben Baumberg Geiger, Lisa Scullion, Kate Summers, Philip Martin, Cormac Lawler, Daniel Edmiston, Andrea Gibbons, Joanne Ingold, David Robertshaw, Robert de Vries

(2021), United Kingdom, A6

research report/technical paper

Should social security reach further? Ineligibility for benefits at the start of COVID-19

Ben Baumberg Geiger, Lisa Scullion, Kate Summers, Philip Martin, Cormac Lawler, Daniel Edmiston, Andrea Gibbons, Joanne Ingold, David Robertshaw, Robert de Vries

(2021), United Kingdom, A6

research report/technical paper
2020

Activating the 'ideal jobseeker': Experiences of individuals with mental health conditions on the UK Work Programme

F Scholz, J Ingold

(2020), pp. 1-24, Human Relations, Thousand Oaks, CA, C1-1

journal article

Employers' perspectives on benefit conditionality in the UK and Denmark

J Ingold

(2020), Vol. 54, pp. 236-249, Social Policy and Administration, Hoboken, N.J., C1-1

journal article
2019

Policy practitioners' accounts of evidence-based policy making: The case of universal credit

M Monaghan, J Ingold

(2019), Vol. 48, pp. 351-368, Journal of Social Policy, Cambridge, Eng., C1-1

journal article
2018

Employer engagement in active labour market programmes: The role of boundary spanners

J Ingold

(2018), Vol. 96, pp. 707-720, Public Administration, Hoboken, N.J., C1-1

journal article
2017

Employers' recruitment of disadvantaged groups: exploring the effect of active labour market programme agencies as labour market intermediaries

J Ingold, D Valizade

(2017), Vol. 27, pp. 530-547, Human Resource Management Journal, Hoboken, N.J., C1-1

journal article

Employer Engagement in Active labour Market Programmes in the UK and Denmark: Final Report

J Ingold, M Sarkar, D Valizade, R Garcia, F Scholz

(2017), pp. 1-49, CERIC Policy Report No.8, Leeds, Eng., A6-1

research report/technical paper
2016

Evidence translation: An exploration of policy makers' use of evidence

J Ingold, M Monaghan

(2016), Vol. 44, pp. 171-190, Policy & politics, Bristol, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Employer engagement in employment and skills programmes in the UK and Denmark: focus on disabled people. Report of interim findings for IntoWork Convention 2016

J Ingold, D Valizade

(2016), Leeds, Eng., A6-1

research report/technical paper
2015

Social dialogue, partnership and the Danish model of activation of disabled people: challenges and possibilities in the face of austerity

D Etherington, J Ingold

(2015), pp. 145-160, Disabled people, work and welfare: Is employment really the answer?, Bristol, Eng., B1-1

book chapter

Employer engagement in active labour market policies in the UK and Denmark: a survey of employers

J Ingold, D Valizade

(2015), Leeds, Eng., A6-1

research report/technical paper

Employer Engagement in Active Labour Market Programmes: Final Report1 - Executive Summary

J Ingold, D Valizade

(2015), Leeds, Eng., A6-1

research report/technical paper
2014

The demand-side of active labour market policies: A regional study of employer engagement in the work programme

J Ingold, M Stuart

(2014), Vol. 44, pp. 443-462, Journal of Social Policy, C1-1

journal article

Employer Engagement in the Work Programme

J Ingold, M Stuart

(2014), pp. 1-39, CERIC Policy Report No. 5, Leeds, Eng., A6-1

research report/technical paper
2013

Work, welfare and gender inequalities: An analysis of activation strategies for partnered women in the UK, Australia and Denmark

J Ingold, D Etherington

(2013), Vol. 27, pp. 621-638, Work, Employment and Society, C1-1

journal article
2012

Welfare to work and the inclusive labour market: A comparative study of activation policies for disability and long-term sickness benefit claimants in the UK and Denmark

D Etherington, J Ingold

(2012), Vol. 22, pp. 30-44, Journal of European Social Policy, C1-1

journal article
2011

An international comparison of approaches to assisting partnered women into work

J Ingold

(2011), Sheffield, Eng., A6-1

research report/technical paper

Funded Projects at Deakin

Other Public Sector Funding

Building employment pathways for Aboriginal people living in the Geelong region.

A/Prof Jo Ingold, Dr Alfred Presbitero, Dr Andrew Creed

Department of Jobs, Precincts & Regions

  • 2022: $150,000

Industry and Other Funding

COVID-19: Welfare at a (Social) Distance: Accessing social security and employment support during the COVID-19 crisis and its aftermath

Prof Lisa Scullion, Dr Daniel Edmiston, Dr Ben Baumberg, A/Prof Jo Ingold, Dr Kate Summers

ESRC-DFID - Economic and Social Research Council

  • 2021: $8,411

Digitalisation of employment services: a comparative case study of the UK and Australia

Dr David Robertshaw, A/Prof Jo Ingold, Dr Calum Carson

ESRC-DFID - Economic and Social Research Council

  • 2021: $14,465

People Plus Australia Measurement & Evaluation Project.

A/Prof Jo Ingold

People Plus Australia t/as Asuria People Services Pty Limited

  • 2021: $20,000
  • 2020: $5,000

Eyreplus RCP Far West Region Pilot.

A/Prof Jo Ingold

Eyreplus Pty Ltd

  • 2021: $40,909

Evaluation of Rebuilding the Career Ladder.

A/Prof Jo Ingold

Social Ventures Australia

  • 2022: $5,000

Supervisions

No completed student supervisions to report