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Clegorne, Nicholas A.; Simmons, Denise R.; McCall, Cassandra – Journal of Leadership Education, 2021
The national society of professional engineers has said, "engineering has a direct and vital impact on the quality of life for all people." The demand for career-ready engineering professionals has been a consistent, high priority area for the U.S. workforce for the last several decades. Specifically, this call expresses a desire for…
Descriptors: Leadership Training, Leadership Effectiveness, Engineering Education, Delphi Technique
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Elhajjar, Samer; Karam, Scarlett; Borna, Shaheen – Marketing Education Review, 2021
This research explores the perspectives of business students and marketing educators and practitioners on integrating Artificial Intelligence (AI) into marketing education programs. It also investigates drivers that predict interest on the part of marketing students in taking AI courses. Data were collected through interviews with 20 marketing…
Descriptors: Artificial Intelligence, Marketing, Business Administration Education, Technology Integration
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Kuoppakangas, Päivikki; Suomi, Kati; Pekkola, Elias; Kivistö, Jussi; Kallio, Tomi; Stenvall, Jari – European Educational Research Journal, 2021
The academic career stories and trajectories of PhD holders have been widely studied in the context of economic austerity and an oversupply of doctors. However, few studies have investigated career building among ex-academics and how a doctoral degree and university work might affect their career possibilities outside academia. This paper explores…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Career Change, Doctoral Degrees, Career Development
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Buckley, Eleanor; Pellicano, Elizabeth; Remington, Anna – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2021
This research examined in-depth the employment experiences of autistic performing arts professionals and the attitudes and adjustments of performing arts employers. We interviewed 18 autistic performing arts professionals and 19 performing arts employers. Autistic performing arts professionals described facing challenges in the workplace. Some…
Descriptors: Attitudes toward Disabilities, Employer Attitudes, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Suleman, Fátima; Videira, Pedro; Araújo, Emília – Education Sciences, 2021
This research examines the barriers and facilitators to employers' engagement with higher education institutions. The data were collected through interviews with a set of employers (n = 19) in the Northern region of Portugal, V.N.de Famalicão, in 2019. We begin by exploring employers' engagement activities as a potential solution to address…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Higher Education, Employment Potential, Job Skills
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Cheong, Kee Cheok; Leong, Yin Ching; Hill, Christopher – Studies in Higher Education, 2021
This paper examines the role of higher education and higher education providers, more specifically, regarding employability. The paper draws upon a three-year research project examining the key stakeholders in this process; from parents, to students, to teachers, to institutions, to employers. The paper offers critical insight and analysis into…
Descriptors: Stakeholders, Employment Potential, College Role, Educational Responsibility
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Schull, Daniel; King, Eva; Hamood, Wendy; Feakes, Adele – Higher Education Research and Development, 2021
Assisting students to develop employability attributes is considered a core responsibility of higher education institutions. While there are some common employability attributes across disciplines, there are also differences. Empirical research into employability from less-well represented disciplines, such as veterinary science, helps to broaden…
Descriptors: Context Effect, Employer Attitudes, Personnel Selection, Selection Criteria
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Kralova, Zdena; Dolezelova, Eliska – Journal of Education for Business, 2021
The study is focused on the analysis of business English bachelor's study programs provided by Czech universities, and the self-perceived strengths and weaknesses of the program graduates in practice and their employer's requirements and evaluations. A qualitative-quantitative analysis of the data was done using three research methods: content…
Descriptors: Language Role, Business Administration Education, Business English, Second Language Learning
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Otchia, Christian S.; Yamada, S. – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2021
In this paper, we analyse the effects of workers' self-rated attitudinal skills and their performance on vocational skills tests on their wage. The survey was conducted with garment workers who had experience of less than three years in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. The constituting elements of attitudinal skills were examined using the questionnaire for…
Descriptors: Correlation, Job Skills, 21st Century Skills, Work Attitudes
Learning and Work Institute, 2021
Digital skills will have a crucial role to play in the United Kingdom's (UK's) economy beyond the pandemic, helping to drive growth, productivity and innovation across the rest of the economy whilst building on the UK's status as a world-leader in digital tech. Our research looks at the future of digital skills, based on new large scale surveys of…
Descriptors: Technological Literacy, Job Skills, Employment Qualifications, Skill Development
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Wilson, Anna – Journal of Vocational Education and Training, 2021
In dual vocational education and training (VET) systems, school-leavers in their mid-teens who wish to pursue vocational certificates through in-firm apprenticeships are subjected to the training providers' quite selective hiring-processes. Previous research shows that youth with weak school performances are one of the groups that have the largest…
Descriptors: Dual Enrollment, Vocational Education, Employment Potential, Employer Attitudes
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Mobarak, Kaashiefa – Industry and Higher Education, 2021
Organisations function in a flexible and changing environment that requires dynamic responses to diverse forces influencing their sustainability and growth. Employers wish to recruit graduates who can capably and successfully transfer their university-acquired skills and knowledge to the workplace. The aim of this qualitative study is to explore…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Labor Market, Labor Force Development
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Stewart, Barbara A. – Industry and Higher Education, 2021
Universities are under pressure to produce work-ready graduates. This study analyzed 130 job advertisements to identify skills required by environmental science employers in Australia. For degree-related criteria, the most frequently required were content knowledge, a tertiary qualification and experience. Other desired skills were an…
Descriptors: Employment Potential, Job Skills, College Graduates, Environmental Education
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Butson, Michael; Tower, John; Schwarz, Eric C. – Australian Journal of Career Development, 2021
Employee turnover is the loss of talent in the workforce. High employee turnover is expensive and disruptive. Young employees are more likely to leave one job for a better one and are often less attached to an organisation while they are completing their education. The aquatics industry has been described as being in a crisis, experiencing…
Descriptors: Aquatic Sports, Recreational Facilities, Employer Attitudes, Labor Turnover
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De Mello, Geraldine; Krishnan, Isai Amutan; Arumugam, Nalini; Ibrahim, Mohammad Nor Afandi bin; Husin Ma'mor, Misyana Susanti; Ramalingam, Selvajothi – Australian Journal of Career Development, 2021
This study applied a "moves analysis" approach to examine job application letters written by 25 Malaysian graduates obtained from an outsourcing organisation in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. The letters were analysed as to whether they adhered to the seven aspects of the "moves structure" used to analyse job applications (i.e.…
Descriptors: Job Application, Job Applicants, Letters (Correspondence), Business Communication
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