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THE ROLE OF PROFESSIONAL PORTFOLIO WITHIN VERIFYING OF UNFORMAL KNOWLEDGE AND WORK EXPERIENCE AMONG THE FUTURE SEEKERS OF FIRST EMPLOYMENT Print E-mail

Urša Šinkovec 

Abstract
The main purpose of the paper is to contribute to a higher awareness of the role of professional portfolio in the process of seeking the first employment. This is one of the crucial topics that have to be addressed in efforts to decrease the level of unemployment.
The role of professional portfolio among the seekers of the first employment will be introduced. Professional portfolio is a summary folder of every individual that shows his/her level of qualification gained through (in)formal learning and work experiences.
In the paper the necessary theoretical groundwork from the sphere of using the professional portfolio and obstacles in employing young people will be presented. Than the methodological research framework with the interpretation of data acquired on basis of students' questionnaires will follow.
In general the paper presents one of possible solutions how to improve employment possibilities for seekers of first (new) employment.
 
Key words: professional portfolio, informal learning and work experience, (un)employment, seekers of first employment
 
Urša Šinkovec is assistant at Faculty of Applied Social Sceinces in Nova Gorica

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Šinkovec Urša. The role of professional portfolio within verifying of unformal knowledge and work experience among the future seekers of first employment. Innovative Issues and Approaches in Social Sciences, vol.2, no.2:48-75, DOI:http://dx.doi.org/10.12959/issn.1855-0541.IIASS-2009-no2-art03

Digital Object Identifier(DOI): http://dx.doi.org/10.12959/issn.1855-0541.IIASS-2009-no2-art03

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