Employer satisfaction with graduate skills: research report


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Australia. Department of Education, Training and Youth Affairs. Evaluations and Investigations Programme (EIP)
ACNielsen Research


This report presents the findings of a two-stage research project, conducted by ACNielsen, which aimed to establish the extent of employer satisfaction with the skills of new graduates entering the labour market, as well as areas of dissatisfaction. The first qualitative research stage consisted of twelve focus groups with employers and graduates, and six in-depth interviews with industry representatives. The second quantitative stage consisted of a mail survey of employers who had recruited a new graduate in the last two years. Overall, the performance of new graduates employed appeared...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Labour market; Skills and knowledge; Research; Students; Employment

Keywords: Questionnaire; Employability; Recruitment; Survey; Graduates; Entry into working life; Employment opportunity; Job searching; Employers

Published: Canberra, Australian Capital Territory: Department of Employment, Education, Training and Youth Affairs, 2000

Physical description: ix, 61 p.

ISBN: 0642239738; 0642239746 (online)

Resource type: Report

Document number: TD/TNC 62.120

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