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Published: 02 March 2022
Investigation of the Relationships between Self-Confidence Levels and Job Finding Anxiety of Faculty of Sports Sciences Students
Ismail Karatas, Tuncay Oktem
The University of Bayburt, Turkey
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Keywords: Student, Self-Confidence, Job Finding Anxiety
In this study, it was aimed to investigate the relationship between the self-confidence levels and job finding anxiety of the students of the faculty of sports sciences within the framework of Bayburt University. In this context, the relational survey model, which is consistent with the main purpose, was used in this quantitative study. The sample of the study consists of a total of 311 students, 113 females and 198 males, at the Faculty of Sports Sciences of Bayburt University. Convenience sampling method, one of the non-probabilistic sampling approaches, was used in the selection of the sample. Questionnaire form was used as data collection tool and this form consists of three parts. In the first part of the questionnaire form includes “Personal Information Form,” in the second part includes “Self-Confidence Scale” and in the third part includes “Sports Sciences Students' Job Finding Anxiety Scale.” First of all, descriptive statistics were calculated by considering the data type of the raw data obtained through this form. Then, the reliability of the dimensions of the scales related to the data obtained were investigated, and difference and correlation tests were used in statistical evaluations. In this direction, significant differences were determined in terms of the variables of gender, department, grade and place of residence. In addition, it was observed that there were significant correlations within the scope of the age and monthly average family income level of the participants regarding the scales. On the other hand, no significant correlation was found between the monthly average personal income level and the dimensions of the scales. As a result, it was found that there was a negative and significant correlation between the external self-confidence mean scores and job finding anxiety mean scores of the participants. However, no significant correlation was found between the participants' inner self-confidence mean scores and their job finding anxiety mean scores.
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