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An Analysis of Factors Influencing Hiring/ Placement of University Graduates in Nigeria

Adeyeye, Olufemi J. and Aina, Olusola and Ige, A. Kolapo (2012) An Analysis of Factors Influencing Hiring/ Placement of University Graduates in Nigeria. Pakistan Journal of Business and Economic Review, 3 (1). pp. 102-114. ISSN 2220-5829

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Abstract

1bia study notes the alarming rate of graduate unemployment and analyses the factors iaftuencing labour market demand for University graduates in Nigeria. A total of II 0 Labour Orpnizations was randomly sampled within Lagos metropolis. The study adopts a descriptive survey design. With the aid of a structured questionnaire and unstructured interview questions, relevant information was collected. Four hypotheses were postulated and tested at 0.05 level of significance using the chi-square. Finding shows that there are significant relationships between the experience, Government's economic policies, Quality of degree, Area of specialization and hiring I placement of Labour by Employer. The study concludes by suggesting the way out for the endemic state of unemployment in general and graduates from Nigeria Universities in particular.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: Education, Employment, Unemployment, Manpower Planning, Labour Market, Graduate, Labour Organizations and Recruitment
Subjects: H Social Sciences > H Social Sciences (General)
Divisions: Faculty of Law, Arts and Social Sciences > School of Social Sciences
Depositing User: Mrs Hannah Akinwumi
Date Deposited: 10 Apr 2015 11:19
Last Modified: 10 Apr 2015 11:19
URI: http://eprints.covenantuniversity.edu.ng/id/eprint/4844

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