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Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education Record 2011/12 - How found job - Q15

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Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education Record 2011/12

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How found job - Q15

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Short nameJOBFOUND

This field describes how the HE leaver found the job they were doing on the census date.

Applicable toEngland Northern Ireland Scotland Wales

All HE leavers where Student.ALLACT is coded 1 or 2.

QuestionQ15. How did you first find out about this job?
Valid entries and labels
01Your university/college (e.g. Careers Service, lecturer, website)
02Media (e.g. newspaper/magazine advertisement)
03Employer’s website
04Recruitment agency/website
05Personal contacts, including family and friends
06Professional networking
07Speculative application
08Already worked there (including on an internship)

Only one box ticked by the HE leaver can be coded. Should the HE leaver tick more than one box, code the one nearest the top of the list as ordered in the valid entries.

The information captured relates to what the HE leaver considers to be their MAIN job.

A response to the question is expected if the following codes were used for Q1 (Student.ALLACT): 1 'Working full-time' or 2 'Working part-time'.

Required for valid responseNo
To be asked of third partyNo
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Reason required

To capture the different reference sources used for finding different jobs and provide information to current students.

Part of
Field length2
Minimum occurrences0
Maximum occurrences1
Schema components
Based onC10018 JOBFND
Date modified2013-02-28
Change management notesGuidance amended to clarify when a response to Employment.JOBFOUND is expected.

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