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DE LA SALLE LIPA

College of Education Arts and Sciences


English Language Area
Second Semester 2015-2016
Communication Skills 2
NAMES: Dimaapi, Arrianne Zeanna R.
Montillano, Gerald C.
Papio, Alieza P.

SECTION: A1A/ GRP#: 7


DATE: February 10, 2016
DLSL- FGMR

TOPIC CATEGORY: Accounting Job Preference


SPECIFIC TOPIC/ TITLE: A Study on the Factors Affecting the Job Perception of DLSL's

Accounting Students on Job Opportunities


RESPONDENTS PROFILE: BS Accountancy Students (3rd Year and 4th Year)
LOCALE: De La Salle Lipa, College of Business, Economics, Accountancy and Management

SURVEY RESULTS
(4th Year Accountancy Students) - 18 respondents
(3rd Year Accountancy Students) - 16 respondents
TOTAL: 34 respondents
A. JOB OPPORTUNITIES
1. What is your first choice of accounting career to pursue?
Accounting Career
Public Accounting
Commerce and Industry
Government
Education/Academe

Public Accounting
Commerce and Industry
Government
Education/Academe

4th Year
11/18
7/18
-

61%
39%
-

COMBINED RESULTS
26/34
8/34
-

3rd Year
15/16
93.75%
1/16
6.25%
-

76%
24%
-

Result: Most of the 3rd and 4th Year Accountancy Students chose Public Accounting
as their first choice of accounting career to pursue.

2. Which would you prefer as a long-term career choice?


Accounting Career
Public Accounting
Commerce and Industry
Government
Education/Academe

Public Accounting
Commerce and Industry
Government
Education/Academe

4th Year
2/18
16/18
-

3rd Year
11%
89%
-

4/16
12/16
-

COMBINED RESULTS
6/34
28/34
-

25%
75%
-

18%
82%
-

Result: Most of the 3rd and 4th Year Accountancy Students preferred Commerce and
Industry as a long-term career choice.
B. FACTORS
3. On the scale of 1 to 12, rank the following factors which you would consider to
least likely and most likely affect your job opportunity preferences.
Factors
Career development
Salary & benefits
Employer reputation
Working environment
Job security
Work-life balance
Peer influence
Employer support for graduation study
Job availability
Work load
Interesting work
Opportunity for growth and self-fulfillment

Career development
Salary & benefits
Employer reputation
Working environment
Job security
Work-life balance
Peer influence

4th Year
9/18
50%
2/18
11%
1/18
5.50%
1/18
5.50%
3/18
17%
1/18
5.50%
1/18
5.50%

COMBINED RESULTS
13/34
5/34
1/34
2/34
4/34
-

3rd Year
4/16
25%
3/16
18.75%
1/16
6.25%
1/16
6.25%
1/16
6.25%
6/16
37.50%

38%
15%
2.66%
6%
12%
-

Employer support for graduation study


Job availability
Work load
Interesting work
Opportunity for growth and self-fulfillment

1/34
1/34
7/34

2.66%
2.66%
21%

Result: Most of the 3rd & 4th Year Accountancy Students ranked Career
development as their Top 1, followed by Opportunity for growth and selffulfillment and then Salary and benefits.
C. STANDARDS
4. On the scale of 1 to 7, rank the following standards which you would consider to
least likely and most likely on choosing such job employment as your
preferences.
Standards
High paying salary
Well-known company name
Excellent workplace
Accessible location
Friendly staff members
Stable company status
Job security

4th Year
3/18
4/18
6/18
1/18
2/18
2/18

17%
22%
33%
6%
11%
11%

2/16
2/16
4/16
1/16
1/16
3/16
3/16

3rd Year
12.50%
12.50%
25%
6.25%
6.25%
18.75%
18.75%

COMBINED RESULTS
High paying salary
Well-known company name
Excellent workplace
Accessible location
Friendly staff members
Stable company status
Job security

5/34
6/34
10/34
1/34
2/34
5/34
5/34

14.66%
18%
29%
3%
6%
14.66%
14.66%

Result: Most of the 3rd & 4th Year Accountancy Students ranked Excellent workplace
as their Top 1, followed by Well-known company name and then High paying salary,
Stable company status and Job security as ties.