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dc.title Flexible graduate is successful graduate. Key factors of successful job interview, results of a comparative analysis en
dc.contributor.author Vendolská, Iva
dc.contributor.author Kačerová, Eliška
dc.relation.ispartof Journal of Competitiveness
dc.identifier.issn 1804-171X Scopus Sources, Sherpa/RoMEO, JCR
dc.identifier.issn 1804-1728 Scopus Sources, Sherpa/RoMEO, JCR
dc.date.issued 2016
utb.relation.volume 8
utb.relation.issue 2
dc.citation.spage 87
dc.citation.epage 102
dc.type article
dc.language.iso en
dc.publisher Tomas Bata University in Zlín
dc.publisher Univerzita Tomáše Bati ve Zlíně (UTB) cs
dc.identifier.doi 10.7441/joc.2016.02.07
dc.relation.uri https://www.cjournal.cz/index.php?hid=clanek&bid=archiv&cid=220&cp=
dc.subject new HRM trend en
dc.subject job interview en
dc.subject competence en
dc.subject unemployment en
dc.subject labour market en
dc.subject graduates en
dc.subject employers en
dc.subject competitiveness en
dc.subject labour market in the Czech Republic en
dc.description.abstract The conditions on the labour market have changed dramatically in the last twenty years and the importance of human resources has increased. A company has to find, keep, and educate those workers who are able to adapt quickly to changes in the market. Such a company is then able to innovate constantly, which ensures its long-term competitiveness. Moreover, after finishing their education young people experience problems when seeking suitable employment. University graduates face stronger competition from other graduates when seeking employment. This target risk group of university graduates in particular is included in the primary research, together with the other side of the labour market, employers. The importance of individual criteria that are pivotal for employers during job interviews was examined on the basis of an anonymous questionnaire. 18 criteria were assessed and compared on a scale from 1 to 5. The correlation between the rate of importance of the given criterion and the group of respondents was tested. It was discovered that the criterion employers consider the most important is the flexibility and adaptability of a job candidate. This criterion is followed by willingness to learn, loyalty, and self-reliance. Those considered least important were these criteria: a stay abroad, courses/certificates, and studying at a particular university. On the other hand, the students consider the most important criteria to be foreign language skills, followed by communication skills, and willingness to learn and an internship during their studies. The criteria that were seen as the most important were: self-confidence, experience of a stay abroad, and the particular university that the student graduated from. The most significant difference in the assessment of the criteria between the employers and students was identified as being an internship during one’s studies. en
utb.faculty Faculty of Management and Economics
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10563/1007081
utb.identifier.obdid 43875074
utb.identifier.scopus 2-s2.0-85064804066
utb.identifier.wok 000411797900008
utb.source j-orig
dc.date.accessioned 2017-07-25T08:54:55Z
dc.date.available 2017-07-25T08:54:55Z
dc.description.sponsorship Internal Grant Agency of FaME TBU [IGA/FaME/2013/030]
dc.rights Attribution 4.0 International
dc.rights.uri https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
dc.rights.access openAccess
utb.contributor.internalauthor Vendolská, Iva
utb.contributor.internalauthor Kačerová, Eliška
utb.fulltext.affiliation Ing. Bc. Iva Vendolská Tomas Bata University in Zlín Faculty of Management and Economics Mostní 5139 76001 Zlín Czech Republic E-mail: vendolska@fame.utb.cz Ing. Eliška Kačerová Tomas Bata University in Zlín Faculty of Management and Economics Mostní 5139 76001 Zlín Czech Republic E-mail: ekacerova@fame.utb.cz
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utb.fulltext.sponsorship Author is thankful to the Internal Grant Agency of FaME TBU No. IGA/FaME/2013/030 “Risk Factors in the Application of University Graduates on the Czech Labour Market after 2008” for financial support to carry out this research.
utb.wos.affiliation [Iva, Vendolska; Eliska, Kacerova] Tomas Bata Univ Zlin, Fac Econ & Management, Mostni 5139, Zlin 76001, Czech Republic
utb.scopus.affiliation Tomas Bata University in Zlín, Faculty of Management and Economics, Mostní 5139, Zlín, 76001, Czech Republic
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