ERIC Number: EJ403399
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1990
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Gap Found between Employers' and Students' Perceptions of Most Desirable Job Attributes.
Gaedeke, Ralph M.; Tootelian, Dennis H.
Co-op/Experience/Co-op, v1 n1 p20 Spr 1990
A survey of 500 business students and 347 employers found the following: (1) employers' top five rankings of employee attributes were enthusiasm/motivation, interpersonal skills, initiative, oral communication, and maturity; (2) students' rankings were oral communication, enthusiasm/motivation, self-confidence, ambition, and entrepreneurship; and (3) both groups ranked leadership, entrepreneurial, and personal characteristics higher than academic and social characteristics. (SK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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