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ISSN: 2047-7031

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ISSN: 2047-7031  
Volume  2   Issue 7  2013  
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Article Abstract
Factors Having Impact on the Career Decisions: Study of Business Graduates in Pakistan
Keywords:  Career Factors, Family, Socializers, Environmental Influence, Personality and Career Preferences
Aamir Sarwar and Amna Azmat
The research highlights the factors that have impact on the career decision of business graduates in Pakistan. The factors were divided into five broad categories family, socializers, environmental influence, personality, and career preferences. All the variables were measured with the help of survey of universities in Pakistan. The effect of family and fathers occupation was especially focused. Business graduates were somehow autonomous but the effect of father's occupation and sector still had a strong influence. From the findings of survey, a model was proposed which showed two results. First part showed the trend for preferring management oriented jobs over other career options and second part included the preference of business over other career options. This allowed us to measure the interrelationship of the variables.
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