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Hnatkova, Eva; Degtyarova, Iryna; Kersschot, Margaux; Boman, Julia – European Journal of Education, 2022
An increase in the number of PhD candidates in the last decades has changed the landscape of employment and the nature of what it means to be a PhD holder. Embarking on a career in academia is a challenging endeavour for early-career researchers while they are confronted with a limited number of job opportunities in academia. Taking into account…
Descriptors: Doctoral Degrees, Foreign Countries, Labor Market, Employment Level
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Athanasou, James A. – Australian Journal of Career Development, 2022
The purpose of this study was to analyse 593 articles from 1120 authors published in the "Australian Journal of Career Development" between 1992 and 2001. The analysis focused on authorship, type of article, setting/participants and career development theory across three decades as well as across the first five editors during that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Periodicals, Journal Articles, Career Development
American Association of Community Colleges, 2018
According to data recently released by the National Center for Education Statistics, most adults in the workforce (58 percent) either have a postsecondary degree or some other form of workforce credential, including postsecondary certificates, occupational licenses or occupational certifications. This is higher than the 45 percent of adult workers…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, Adults, Educational Attainment, Credentials
Fuesting, Melissa A.; Schmidt, Anthony – College and University Professional Association for Human Resources, 2020
This brief explores the state of the full-time health professions faculty workforce by examining: overall growth in the number of full-time health professions faculty relative to all other disciplines; the percentage of full-time positions that are non-tenure-track versus tenure-track; faculty composition in the health professions compared to all…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Intellectual Disciplines, Employment Patterns, Employment Statistics
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Gilson, Carly B.; Carter, Erik W.; Bumble, Jennifer L.; McMillan, Elise D. – Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities, 2018
Families are essential partners in efforts to elevate the employment outcomes of adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD). We examined the employment-related expectations, preferences, and concerns of 673 parents and other family members of adults with IDD. Participants prioritized paid integrated employment over sheltered…
Descriptors: Family Attitudes, Adults, Employment, Intellectual Disability
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White, Susan C. – Physics Teacher, 2015
Each year we attempt to contact each person who received a bachelor's degree in physics one year earlier to ask them what they are doing. New degree recipients typically follow one of two paths: enrolling in graduate school or entering the employment market. For the classes of 2011 and 2012 combined, nearly 60% chose to enroll in a graduate…
Descriptors: Physics, Bachelors Degrees, College Graduates, College Science
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Shedd, Louis; Katsinas, Stephen; Bray, Nathaniel – Educational Policy, 2018
This article categorizes institutions under both the 2015 Carnegie Basic Classification system and the mission-driven classification system, and further analyzes both by the presence of a collective bargaining agreement. The goal of this article was to use the presentation of data on revenue, employment numbers, salary outlays, and the presence or…
Descriptors: Unions, Teacher Associations, Compensation (Remuneration), Classification
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Cataldi, Emily Forrest; Staklis, Sandra; Woo, Jennie – National Center for Education Statistics, 2018
This Statistics in Brief describes the employment, debt-related, and enrollment experiences as of 2012 among students who completed their bachelor's degrees during the 2007-08 academic year. These findings are based on data from the second follow-up of the 2008 Baccalaureate and Beyond Longitudinal Study (B&B:08/12), a nationally…
Descriptors: College Graduates, Employment Experience, Employment Statistics, Debt (Financial)
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Vargas, Reyes; Sánchez-Queija, María Inmaculada; Rothwell, Andrew; Parra, Águeda – Education & Training, 2018
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to validate the self-perceived employability (SPE) scale (Rothwell et al., 2008) and explore its relationship with sociodemographic variables in Spain. The SPE is an employability scale designed to examine undergraduates' expectations and self-perceptions of employability. The SPE includes internal and…
Descriptors: Employment Potential, Foreign Countries, Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes
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
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Goyder, John – Canadian Journal of Higher Education, 2014
This paper replicates the work of Giles and Drewes from the 1990s. They showed a catch-up effect whereby graduates of liberal arts undergraduate programs, although at an early-career disadvantage compared with graduates of applied programs, had higher incomes by mid-career. Working with the Panel 5 Survey of Labour and Income Dynamics (2005-2010),…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Liberal Arts, Higher Education, Undergraduate Study
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Hash, Phillip M. – Update: Applications of Research in Music Education, 2015
The purpose of this study was to analyze and summarize characteristics of music educator vacancies in faith-based K-12 schools in the United States for the 2013-2014 academic year. Data extracted from placement notices and supplemental sources included demographic information, job responsibilities, and employment requirements for 153 listings in…
Descriptors: Music Education, Teacher Shortage, Employment Patterns, Faculty Mobility
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Kelly, Stacy M. – Journal of Visual Impairment & Blindness, 2013
The present study analyzes four consecutive years of monthly labor force participation rates reported by the Current Population Survey that included nationally representative samples of the general U.S. population and nationally representative samples of the U.S. population with specifically identified disabilities. Visual impairment is one of the…
Descriptors: Visual Impairments, Labor Force, Employment Statistics, Gender Differences
Cunningham, Chris – Occupational Outlook Quarterly, 2013
Using occupation profiles, jobseekers can see which industries employ the most workers in a particular field, which geographical areas have high concentrations of those jobs, and how wages differ by industry and geographical area. This article gives an overview of the data in the Occupational Employment Statistics (OES) occupation profiles. It…
Descriptors: Job Search Methods, Profiles, Occupational Information, Employment Statistics
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Lastra-Bravo, Xavier B.; Tolón-Becerra, Alfredo; Salinas-Andújar, José A. – International Review of Education, 2013
According to the European Commission's "Europe 2020" strategy, the early school leaving (ESL) rate in European Union (EU) Member States must be reduced to a maximum of 10 per cent by 2020. This paper proposes a nonlinear distribution method based on dynamic targets for reducing the percentage of early school leavers. The aim of this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Dropout Prevention, Dropouts, Dropout Rate
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