Career Paths of Computing Program Graduates: A LinkedIn Analysis

Citation data:

Proceedings in Southern Association for Information Systems, Page: 1-6

Publication Year:
2016
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Repository URL:
http://aisel.aisnet.org/sais2016/21; https://digitalcommons.georgiasouthern.edu/info-sys-facpubs/97; https://works.bepress.com/hyo-joo-han/29
Author(s):
Case, Thomas Louis; Han, Hyo-Joo; Rimes, Eric
Tags:
Career paths; Computing program graduates; LinkedIn; Analysis; Social media; social networks; University Pages; university alumni careers; Management Information Systems; Business Administration, Management, and Operations; Academic Units, Business, Information Systems, Faculty Publications
conference paper description
Information harvested from the LinkedIn profiles computing program alumni can be used to better understand the quality of entry-level jobs and careers, issues that have grown in importance alongside university accountability. This investigation provides insight into how one university is leveraging LinkedIn University Pages and data in alumni profiles to provide accountability-oriented evidence of entry-level job quality, employer quality, career advancement, and computing program degree quality.