Examines the perceptions and expectations of Chinese graduates in Hong Kong towards their careers and initial job needs immediately prior to their graduation. The findings, which comprised quantitative data from 492 responses and qualitative data from seven interviews and two focus group meetings, show that both extrinsic and intrinsic rewards are important in career and job aspects. Discusses various issues in light of the results, such as the relationship between jobs and career, organizational commitment, occupational choice of allocations, work attitudes and environment. The analysis has implications for undergraduates, employers and career advisers.
International Journal of Career Management – Emerald Publishing
Published: Jun 1, 1995
Keywords: Career planning; Goals; Hong Kong; Job mobility; Labour market; Promotion; Salaries; Undergraduates; Values
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