The employability of higher education graduates: the employers’ perspective

The point of departure of this study was a lack of information on the employers’ perspective on what makes graduates employable. The study uses an innovative approach to look at employers’ preferences for graduates, namely by simulating the selection process with hypothetical candidates. The responses from more than 900 employers in nine different European countries were complemented with in-depth interviews with employers as well as focus groups of relevant stakeholders in 12 European countries. The study provides insight into:„„ the major trends on the labour market for higher education (HE) ... Show more

Authors: Humburg, Martin; Velden, Rolf K. W. van der; Verhagen, Annelore

Published: Luxembourg, Publications Office of the European Union, 2013

Resource type: Report, paper or authored book

Physical description: vi, 131 p.

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