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Graduate Outcomes Survey Results 2020/21 - Main reason for taking the job

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Graduate Outcomes Survey Results 2020/21

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Main reason for taking the job

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This data item records the graduates MAIN reason for taking up their employment

Applicable toEngland Northern Ireland Scotland Wales

Employment.JOBRSNALL returned

Valid entries and labels
01It fitted into my career plan/it was exactly the type of work I wanted
02It was the best job offer I received
03It was an opportunity to progress in the organisation
04To see if I would like the type of work it involved
05To gain and broaden my experience in order to get the type of job I really want
06It was the right location
07The job was well paid
08In order to earn a living
09In order to pay off debts
10To work in my family business

This field identifies the MAIN reason chosen by the graduate. Only the options selected by the graduate in JOBRSNALL will display for JOBRSNMAIN, this is to ensure that the main reason corresponds to the reason/s chosen at JOBRSNALL.


What was the main reason for you deciding to take up the job you were doing in the [census week]?

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To be asked of third partyNo
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