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92.5% of university graduates work or continue training

The director of Career Services of the academic center underlines five keys that help to get employment

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From left to right, Roberto Cabezas, director of Career Services, and Txema Irasuegi, director of Ikerfel accounts. PHOTO: Manuel Castells
12/06/18 10:12 Blanca Rodriguez

92.5% of 2015, 2016 and 2017 graduates from the University of Navarra are working or expanding their training, according to the study on employment rate conducted by high school Market Research and Strategic Marketing, Ikerfel.

This is the fourth consecutive year in which the number of employed graduates has increased, which in the previous edition showed an employment rate of 91.6%. issue There was also an increase in the number of respondents whose currentemployment is related to the programs of study studied (from 89.2% to 90.9%). In addition, the alumni highlighted that this is considered to be of "fairly good quality".

The report reveals that "graduates who are working have found their first employment relatively soon after completing the degree program -it points out-. 60.5% took less than six months, and 48.9% took less than three months; not to mention that 10.9% were already working" when they completed programs of study.

These are data and are influenced by the high level of internships in companies and institutions, since 81.2% of those surveyed said they had done them during the university degree program , in order to learn about the labor market, apply the knowledge acquired and present a better candidacy in the search for employment.

Likewise, Ikerfel points out that the alumni of the last three years have an average net monthly salary of 1,352.5€ and a relatively fast access to the labor market. They work in a wide range of sectors, among which Hospitals, Public Health Centers (12.6%) and Education and research (12.4%) stand out; companies that are mainly located at national level (58.5%).

Navarra (30.8%), Madrid (24.7%) and the Basque Country (19.2%) are the communities where most of the graduates of the University of Navarra work, an institution that has assumed a prominent and growing role in the employment rate of students, as it has become the means through which most of them accessed their first employment.

They value their current employment

The graduates of the University of Navarra rated their current work with a grade average of 8.10 points out of 10, and positively emphasized the relationship with colleagues (8.90), with bosses and managers (8.51) and the subject task they perform (8.16), in addition to the level of autonomy and responsibility. On the other hand, they gave lower ratings to grade for remuneration (6.96) and promotion opportunities (7.46).

The research reveals "an important perception of adequacy of the training received in relation to the current employment ", since 74.6% of the graduates consider that the current employment matches their qualifications in terms of the training received and the academic training demanded of them (73%).

On the other hand, 22.5% of graduates found a work through Career Services -the department of employment opportunities of the University of Navarra-, and 47.5% of the users of portal of employment of the academic center assured that this platform is useful to access internships and get employment, thus confirming the reinforced commitment that the University has with the transfer of talent to society.

Five keys to achieve employment

The director of Career Services University of Navarra, Roberto Cabezas, exposed, during the presentation, some of the keys that help to find a employment according to the interests of the candidates. He stressed the importance of building a brand staff, because "the digital identity financial aid narrates our life and our professional interests; it is an ally, our reflection. We must be on network to strengthen our brand".

He also mentioned among the five main keys the fluency of a third language, chosen according to the sector; knowing ourselves and trusting in our abilities, "it is necessary to know what we are good at and what excites us, because the answer will bring us closer to a professional project that we will develop with the passion we give to our hobbies," said Roberto Cabezas.

Hobbies, or hobbies, were the fourth point: "They are revealing of your personality, as well as the competencies and skills in which you excel. It's a way for employers to get to know you in what you're passionate about."

Finally, the director of Career Services detailed that the CV requires a thorough work : "Sometimes not enough attention is paid to it, but you have to take into account that employers invest a average of 6 seconds in each one. You have to be able to 'tell us' with the best accuracy."