ERIC Number: EJ383568
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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First-Job Surprises for College Graduates: An Exploratory Investigation.
Hatcher, Larry; Crook, Janice C.
Journal of College Student Development, v29 n5 p441-48 Sep 1988
Examined unrealistic expectations of college graduates regarding their first jobs. Data from 253 college graduates working at their first job after graduation revealed that subjects' initial expectations for their first jobs were not met by work realities. Those graduates whose career-role expectations were not met by their first jobs were likely to think about changing roles. (Author/NB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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