ISSN 2409-7616

Kargapolova E.V., Davydova Y.A., Ivleva M.I., Aksyutina I.V.


UDC 331.538


Kargapolova E.V.1 (Moscow, Russian Federation) –, Davydova Y.A.1 (Moscow, Russian Federation) –, Ivleva M.I.1 (Moscow, Russian Federation) –, Aksyutina I.V.2 (Moscow, Russian Federation) –

1Plekhanov Russian University of Economics

2MIREA   Russian Technological University

Abstract. The article presents the results of the analysis of the ideas of Moscow university students about the prospects of employment. On the basis of strategic sessions with the use of game techniques among graduates (that is, students who have defended their final qualifying work and are completing their studies at the university), contradictions are recorded in the ideas of ideal work among young people – between the desired and the real, personal and public, freedom and necessity, career ambitions and an assessment of their own capabilities. It is shown that only every fourth graduate of Moscow universities is ready to leave for employment from the capital to another region under appropriate conditions. Young people have a request to work in an office, but with a flexible work schedule. The instability of the status disposition “leader – subordinate” is noted. Most are willing to be subordinates with the prospect of career growth. The creation of your own business is also postponed for the long term. The horizon of team building is 7-8 people. The ideas of normal relations in labor collectives (friendly, but not fraternal) correspond to the Russian mentality. The willingness of the majority to work on routine work is also recorded. Not everyone and not always can generate ideas and work in the conditions of innovation. It is shown that the graduate reflects his responsibility for success in employment, relying primarily on his own strength. But he needs emotional support, as he estimates his chances in the labor market quite low.

Keywords: labor self-determination, employment, university graduate, students, strategic session.


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For citation: Kargapolova E.V., Davydova Y.A., Ivleva M.I., Aksyutina I.V. Employment prospects in the views of graduates of Moscow universities (based on the results of strategic sessions). CITISE, 2023, no. 4, pp. 187-199. DOI: