LABOUR MARKET PROSPECTS FOR UNIVERSITY STUDENTS AND WORK EXPERIENCE WITH A RESEARCH ON THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN LEVELS HOPELESSNESS AND ANXIETY Cover Image

ÜNİVERSİTE ÖĞRENCİLERİNİN İŞGÜCÜ PİYASASINA YÖNELİK BEKLENTİLERİ VE İŞ DENEYİMLERİ İLE UMUTSUZLUK VE KAYGI DÜZEYLERİ ARASINDAKİ İLİŞKİ ÜZERİNE BİR ARA
LABOUR MARKET PROSPECTS FOR UNIVERSITY STUDENTS AND WORK EXPERIENCE WITH A RESEARCH ON THE RELATIONSHIP BETWEEN LEVELS HOPELESSNESS AND ANXIETY

Author(s): Salih DURSUN, Serpil AYTAÇ
Subject(s): Economy
Published by: Celal Bayar Üniversitesi Sosyal Bilimler Enstitüsü
Keywords: University Youth; Employment Expectancy; job Experience; State-Trait Anxiety; Hopelessness

Summary/Abstract: In this paper it is aimed to measure the level of anxiety and hopelessness of graduate students and to find the relation with these factors and work experience in the labour market to find a job in the future. It is also tried to find the relation with work experience and continues anxiety and hopelessness. The sampling number of 275 university students consist 105 male and 175 female. In this study to determine students' levels of hopelessness, Beck Hopelessness Scale (BHS) which developed by Beck et al (1974) was used. In order to determine the level of state and trait anxiety and we used the Spielberger State-Trait Anxiety Scale which was developed by Spielberger and colleagues (1964). The data were analysed by t test, F test and one way Anova analysis. At the end of the research the state and trait anxiety levels are found 41.63±10.70, 42.21±8.65 in sequence. On the other side hopelessness level is found to have the value 4.25±3.93. According to the findings among the factors; to keep a hope to find a job, job selecting priorities, state and trait anxiety levels and level of hopelessness have significant effect each other. On the other side among the factors having a work experience with hopelessness and trait anxiety levels are related each other. In addition, anxiety levels and hopefulness are some how different according to gender.

  • Issue Year: 10/2012
  • Issue No: 01
  • Page Range: 373-388
  • Page Count: 16
  • Language: Turkish