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Article

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This item is available under a Creative Commons License for non-commercial use only

Disciplines

Business and Management., 5.3 EDUCATIONAL SCIENCES

Publication Details

Published: International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, Vol. 4, No. 1, pp. 23-41, 2004

Abstract

The traditional methods of graduate recruitment do not adequately meet the needs of the changing profile of students and graduates. As industry becomes internationalized, the needs of employers are also changing. Graduate recruitment is in response to short term needs and varying levels of experience are required. A case study method was used in Dublin Institute of Technology to evaluate effectiveness of a virtual careers fair in providing greater access to job opportunities for students and graduates. Access by employers to potential employees was also measured. Findings showed that while access improved, other issues requiring attention emerged.

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