The Importance of generic competences asquired by Lithuanian university master study programme graduates in consalidating position in labor market

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It is emphasized in the article that only a decade ago in Lithuania employees’ skills were first and foremost identified with their acquired qualification, hence the insignificant number of research conducted with an integral approach to competences, i.e. an individuals personal characteristics and acquired skills (o perform in certain work settings. As competition increasingly influences organizations activities. it falls onto managers to make more in depth assessments of the human factor. The article presents results of an opinion study of organization managers, conducted 2006-2007, ort deciding factors of master study graduates’ successful employment as well as the importance of generic competences acquired during master studies in consolidating a position in the labor market.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)29-38
JournalHuman resources management and ergonomics (HRM & E)
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 2008



  • Studies
  • Labour market
  • Competence

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