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Young, Sheri – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The purpose of this transcendental phenomenological study was to explore how career services administrators at U.S. institutions of higher education perceive and describe their experience of hiring career counselors who advise international students. The perceptions and experiences of eight career services administrators from a mix of private,…
Descriptors: Personnel Selection, Interviews, Cultural Awareness, Foreign Students
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Brown, Jason L.; Healy, Michael; McCredie, Tessa; McIlveen, Peter – Journal of Higher Education Policy and Management, 2019
As university graduates face increasingly changing and challenging labour markets and work environments, universities are prioritising the work of helping students develop their graduate employability. As a result, university Career Services and career development practitioners are subject to changing strategic and operational approaches to the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Universities, Career Centers, Employment Services
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Staton, Mark G. – Marketing Education Review, 2016
The area of digital marketing is a difficult one for course development. Not only is it a relatively new topic area--having become popular after many marketing faculty completed their academic training--it is a constantly changing one wherein "innovative" tools are continuously being replaced within the industry. After uncovering what…
Descriptors: Job Placement, Certification, Marketing, Social Media
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Atef, Tamer; Al Balushi, Masooma – Quality Assurance in Education: An International Perspective, 2017
Purpose: This paper aims to assess receptiveness for Tourism and Hospitality as a career path among students in the Tourism Department of Sultan Qaboos University (College of Arts and Social Sciences), located in the Sultanate of Oman. The following objectives were identified to achieve this aim: assess respondents' perceptions of tourism and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Tourism, Hospitality Occupations, Career Choice
Bacon, Chris – ProQuest LLC, 2017
This study examined sports communications curricula at 30 accredited institutions. Using qualitative content analysis, research showed that many programs promote experiential learning opportunities in their curriculum. However, it is unclear how many hands-on opportunities are utilized with student media and other outlets. Further analysis of…
Descriptors: Athletics, Communication Strategies, College Students, Television
Fernandes-Alcantara, Adrienne L. – Congressional Research Service, 2018
This report provides current and historical labor force information about young people ages 16 to 24. In general, youth have a lower rate of labor force participation, and those who are in the labor force are less likely to gain employment than older workers. On the labor supply side, young people are making greater investments in education by…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Young Adults, Labor Force, Labor Market
Hezel Associates, 2015
In February 2015, the State University of New York (SUNY) Chancellor Nancy L. Zimpher and the Business-Higher Education Forum announced a partnership to create over 100,000 new applied learning opportunities for SUNY students. This effort falls in line with Chancellor Zimpher's goal of ensuring that every SUNY student enrolled in an academic…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Experiential Learning, State Universities
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Cinque, Maria – Tuning Journal for Higher Education, 2016
The world of work is changing profoundly, at a time when the global economy is not creating a sufficient number of jobs. Many documents issued by the EU and various researches, carried out by companies and human resources experts, point out that the so-called "soft" skills are closely connected with employability, particularly for young…
Descriptors: Skill Development, Employment Opportunities, Job Skills, Definitions
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Zholdasbekova, S.; Karataev, G.; Yskak, A.; Zholdasbekov, A.; Nurzhanbaeva, J. – International Journal of Pedagogies and Learning, 2015
This article describes the major components of required technological skills (TS) for future designers taught during the academic process of a college. It considers the choices in terms of the various logical operations required by the fashion industry including fabric processing, assembly charts, performing work operations, etc. The article…
Descriptors: Clothing, Technical Education, Design, College Students
Murphy, Colleen F. – ProQuest LLC, 2018
By 2020, the global need for information security professionals is expected to reach six million and the shortfall in meeting that need is expected to be over one and a half million. Not only is there a shortage of cybersecurity professionals but those who are graduates of a cybersecurity program are not adequately skilled to assume significant…
Descriptors: Instructional Design, Computer Security, Information Security, Labor Force Development