Employer expectations research

The Bureau for Cooperation with Corporate Partners and University Alumni conducts research on the expectations employers have towards the graduates of the University of Economics in Katowice. 

Are you an employer?

Dear Employer, we encourage you to take part in the survey - share your opinion on what is important on the labour market. 

Please complete the anonymous survey.

Are you a student or a graduate?

Check what employers pay attention to during the interview and who they look to employ, and what makes our students unique (below).

Survey results

Most sought-after graduates according to field of study

2018

               Finance and Accounting - 53%

               Informatics - 35%

               Logistics (Faculty of Management) - 29%

               Informatics and Econometrics - 29%

2017

               Finance and Accounting - 67%

               Informatics - 42%

               International Business - 42%

               Entrepreneurship and Finance - 42%

2016

               Finance and Accounting - 52%

               Informatics - 45%

               Economics - 39%

               Management - 36%

 

Advantages, deficits and development of graduates of the University of Economics in Katowice - 2018

Advantages

               Analytical thinking skills

               Time management skills

               The ability to apply theoretical knowledge in practice

Deficits

               Too little work experience

               Inability to apply theoretical knowledge in practice

               Too general knowledge

Making the graduate profile more attractive

               Practical knowledge

               More experience

               gained during internships and work experience periods

               Knowledge of specialized programmes

 

Advantages, deficits and development of graduates of the University of Economics in Katowice - 2017

Advantages

               Impeccable manners

               Analytical thinking skills

               High level of education

Deficits

               Too general knowledge

               Poor knowledge of foreign languages

Making the graduate profile more attractive

               More experience

               gained during internships and work experience periods

               Participation in training sessions and workshops

               Practical knowledge

 

Advantages, deficits and development of graduates of the University of Economics in Katowice - 2016

Advantages

               High level of analytical thinking

               High level of education

Deficits

               Inability to use the acquired knowledge in practice

               Too general knowledge

Making the graduate profile more attractive

               More experience

               gained during internships and work experience periods

               Better knowledge of a specialization-specific foreign language