Empleabilidad percibida y autoeficacia para la búsqueda de empleo en universitarios

  1. Estefanía Hernández Fernaud
  2. Yeray Ramos Sapena
  3. Fátima Milagros Negrín Santos
  4. Carmen Inés Ruiz de la Rosa
  5. Bernardo Hernández Ruiz
Journal:
Revista de psicología del trabajo y de las organizaciones = Journal of work and organizational psychology

ISSN: 1576-5962

Year of publication: 2011

Volume: 27

Issue: 2

Pages: 131-142

Type: Article

DOI: 10.5093/TR2011V27N2A5 DIALNET GOOGLE SCHOLAR lock_openOpen access editor

Abstract

Employability refers to one person’s job opportunities taking into account its personal charac- teristics and social context. Different authors have related employability and self-efficacy. The main objec- tive of this work consists on testing a one-dimensional conception of perceived employability and analysing its relations with self-efficacy in the job-seeking process. Sample was composed by 462 univer- sity students and graduates. An Employability Perception Scale and a Job-seeking Self-Efficacy Scale were elaborated. First of them was a one-dimensional scale aimed to evaluate the employability perception of trained persons without professional experience. The second one is a specific scale for the evaluation of job-seeking behaviours self-efficacy trained through universities’ professional orientation services. Results show, through exploratory and confirmatory factorial analysis, the one-dimensionality of both scales and a Pearson’s correlation between them of .56.

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