Employability: the employers’ perspective: Using a stated-preferences experiment to gain insights into employers’ preferences for specific competencies

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Abstract

In recent years, the Executive Board of Maastricht University (UM) has become increasingly aware of the importance of promoting the employability of graduates. A study by Van Eldert et al. (2017) has given us many insights into the employability of UM graduates. Their employability over time is relatively stable, but there are differences between faculties. There are also few differences between UM graduates and graduates from other Dutch universities. The employability of UM graduates is partly explained by personal characteristics, personality, education and the level of competencies acquired.
Original languageEnglish
Place of PublicationMaastricht
PublisherResearch Centre for Education and the Labour Market
Number of pages48
ISBN (Electronic)978-90-5321-581-4
Publication statusPublished - 2019

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SeriesROA Reports
Number006

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