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Career Orientation, A Strategic Tool In The Transition From School To The Labor Market


  • Mihaela DIACONU

    (Faculty of Economics and Law, University of Pitesti, Romania)

  • Amalia DUTU

    (Faculty of Economics and Law, University of Pitesti, Romania)


The main theme of this paper is the presentation of new concepts identified in the literature related to career guidance as a complex activity that evolved as a result of changes caused by social, economic, educational factors and as a strategic tool in the transition from school to labor market. The aim of the research on which the theme of the paper is based is the knowledge of the behavior of choosing a university/faculty by the students of Argeº high schools. Within the methodology, the authors have used the research type survey. The structured questionnaire, as a data collection tool, was applied to a sample of 1168 pupils from 16 Argeº high schools. The results obtained can be used by the modern university to develop the strategy of dealing with the main stakeholders.

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  • Mihaela DIACONU & Amalia DUTU, 2017. "Career Orientation, A Strategic Tool In The Transition From School To The Labor Market," Scientific Bulletin - Economic Sciences, University of Pitesti, vol. 16(3), pages 65-70.
  • Handle: RePEc:pts:journl:y:2017:i:3:p:65-70

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    life planning; career guidance; career counseling.;
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    • A2 - General Economics and Teaching - - Economic Education and Teaching of Economics


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