Impact of Extracurricular in The Improvement of Higher Education Graduates’ Employability Skills: The case of Tunisia

Haifa Mefteh, Bucharest University of Economic Studies

This paper investigates the impact of extracurricular activities (ECA) on developing employability skills of higher education graduates in Tunisia. In this regard, we use a quantitative survey that ha...

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Evaluation of a Blended Career Education Course during the COVID-19 Pandemic on Students’ Career Awareness

Sam SS Lau,; Kelvin Wan; Martin Tsui, Hong Kong Baptist University

Higher education has increasingly emphasized the importance of employability traits in order to personalize students’ learning needs and meet dynamic workplace demands. Previous research addressing ...

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Achieving Employability as We Age: The Role of Age and Achievement Goal Orientations on Learning and Employability

Dominik E. Froehlich; Sandra Aasma; Simon Beausaert, University of Vienna; Kuehne; Maastricht University

The aging workforce challenges companies to keep their aging employees employable in the workforce. This paper gives an indication as to which employees are more likely to be interested in further lea...

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Graduate Employability and Competence Development in Higher Education—A Systematic Literature Review Using PRISMA

Marta Abelha; Sandra Fernandes; Diana Mesquita; Filipa Seabra; Ana Teresa Ferreira-Oliveira, University of Coimbra; Portucalense University; University of Minho; Open University (UAb); Instituto Politécnico de Viana do Castelo

This paper aims to develop a systematic review on graduate employability and competence development, intending to present an international perspective on the matter. It analyses the role of higher edu...

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Incorporation of the Intangibles into the Spanish Start-Ups by Activity Sector and Region. Improving Their Economic Sustainability

María Dolores García-Gallo; Félix Jiménez-Naharro; Miguel Torres-García; Susan L. Giesecke; José Guadix-Martín, University of Seville; UC Berkeley

Nowadays, start-ups, assuming increasing importance, have the possibility to include intangible knowledge as another resource on which they can carry out planning exercises, impact studies, evaluation...

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Promoting Employability in Higher Education: A Case Study on Boosting Entrepreneurship Skills

Cristina Pardo-Garcia; Maja Barac, Universitat de València

How can higher education increase the employability of university students? We present a case study on an innovative training itinerary aimed to promote the participation of teaching staff to stimulat...

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Italian Adaption of Self-Perceived Employability Scale: Psychometric Properties and Relations with the Career Adaptability and Well-Being

Ernesto Lodi; Andrea Zammitti; Paola Magnano; Patrizia Patrizi; Giuseppe Santisi, University of Sassari; Kore University

The recent transformation of the workplaces and labor market, characterized by rapid technological changes, social and economic instability, has greatly influenced the construction of people’s caree...

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A Multilevel Person-Centered Examination of Teachers’ Workplace Demands and Resources: Links With Work-Related Well-Being

Rebecca J. Collie; Lars-Erik Malmberg; Andrew J. Martin; Pamela Sammons; Alexandre J. S. Morin, University of Oxford

Teachers’ healthy and effective functioning at work is impacted by the demands they face and the resources they can access. In this study, person-centered analysis was adopted to identify distinct t...

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Towards Sustainability in University Education. Improving University Graduates Chances of Employability by Participation in a High Achievement Academic Program

Ismael Moya Clemente; Gabriela Ribes Giner; Gisela Sanahuja Vélez, Universitat Politècnica de València

This piece of research focusses on the sustainable development goal (SDG) number four of the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development: quality education. The main objective of this research was to dete...

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Challenges in the Fourth Industrial Revolution

Man Gabriela-Maria; Man Mihaela, Lucian Blaga University

The beginning of the twenty-first century represents the beginning of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, which, unlike its predecessors, is characterized by great digitalization, higher connections bet...

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Promoting Youth Entrepreneurship and Employability through Non-Formal and Informal Learning: The Latvia Case

Tamara Pigozne; Ineta Luka; Svetlana Surikova, University of Latvia; Turība University

This paper presents some results of the research on ‘Adult education resources to reduce youth unemployment’, which is a part of the project ‘Implementation of the European agenda for adult lear...

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Linking development of skills and perceptions of employability: the case of Erasmus students

Maria Eduarda Soares; Pilar Mosquera, Universidade de Lisboa

There is evidence that perceptions of employability lead to positive results for organizations and individuals alike. The relationship between perceptions of employability and development of skills is...

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