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Unga vuxna - inställning och attityd till att söka jobb

Fahlström, Martina LU and Matsson, Sofia LU (2017) PSYK11 20162
Department of Psychology
Abstract
This thesis examined young adults and their attitudes towards the process of applying for jobs. A total of 31 high school students over the age of 18 answered a survey about Self-efficacy, Locus of control, and different aspects of the job applying process. Data was analyzed with bivariate correlations. Out of 12 correlations only one significant correlation was found. This was between the Self-efficacy score and the confidence in applying for jobs successfully (r=0.47). In the discussion the connection between the survey findings is argued, and if the generation’s attributes found in previous researches can offer an explanation to the outcome of the study. In conclusion, even though the young adults seem to have a somewhat high... (More)
This thesis examined young adults and their attitudes towards the process of applying for jobs. A total of 31 high school students over the age of 18 answered a survey about Self-efficacy, Locus of control, and different aspects of the job applying process. Data was analyzed with bivariate correlations. Out of 12 correlations only one significant correlation was found. This was between the Self-efficacy score and the confidence in applying for jobs successfully (r=0.47). In the discussion the connection between the survey findings is argued, and if the generation’s attributes found in previous researches can offer an explanation to the outcome of the study. In conclusion, even though the young adults seem to have a somewhat high Self-efficacy, more studies could be done on the subject, to further evaluate the connections between Self-efficacy, Locus of control, and the job applying process for young adults. (Less)
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author
Fahlström, Martina LU and Matsson, Sofia LU
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organization
course
PSYK11 20162
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
young adults, self-efficacy, locus of control, job applying process, unga vuxna, jobbsökning, kontrolluppfattning
language
Swedish
id
8902901
date added to LUP
2017-03-02 09:32:19
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  abstract     = {This thesis examined young adults and their attitudes towards the process of applying for jobs. A total of 31 high school students over the age of 18 answered a survey about Self-efficacy, Locus of control, and different aspects of the job applying process. Data was analyzed with bivariate correlations. Out of 12 correlations only one significant correlation was found. This was between the Self-efficacy score and the confidence in applying for jobs successfully (r=0.47). In the discussion the connection between the survey findings is argued, and if the generation’s attributes found in previous researches can offer an explanation to the outcome of the study. In conclusion, even though the young adults seem to have a somewhat high Self-efficacy, more studies could be done on the subject, to further evaluate the connections between Self-efficacy, Locus of control, and the job applying process for young adults.},
  author       = {Fahlström, Martina and Matsson, Sofia},
  keyword      = {young adults,self-efficacy,locus of control,job applying process,unga vuxna,jobbsökning,kontrolluppfattning},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Unga vuxna - inställning och attityd till att söka jobb},
  year         = {2017},
}