Perceived employability among undergraduates and the importance of career self-management, work experience and individual characteristics

Underemployment, continued growth in the supply of graduates and seemingly perpetual instability are dominant trends in graduate labour markets. In order to negotiate an increasingly complex career terrain, graduates require sharpened skills in effectively managing their own careers and a strong assurance of their own capabilities. This study focuses on the individual dimensions of perceived employability (PE) and explores perceptions among undergraduates and the associated influence of career management competencies, work experience and individual characteristics. Data were collected for 480 ... Show more

Authors: Jackson, Denise; Wilton, Nick

Published: Abingdon, England, Taylor and Francis, 2017

Resource type: Article

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