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Dear Respondent,

As part of our commitment for research advocacy, we would like to request for a permission to
conduct entitled “A Tracer Study on the College of Computer Studies Graduates of PhilCST”. The objective
of the study is for the College of Computer Studies to trace back the employment of Computer Science
and Information Technology graduates. Relative to this, may we request you to answer this survey
questionnaire.

The information that you will provide may serve as a basis to trace back the employment of CCS
graduates.

All the information collected will be strictly kept confidential.

Thank you very much.

Profile

1. Name: ______________________________________
Contact Number: ______________________________
E-mail Address: _______________________________
2. Name of Company/Organization: _____________________________
Company Location/Address: _________________________________
Your Current Role/Position: __________________________________
3. Number of years connected with the company/organization: _______
4. Degree/Program Finished: ________
5. Year of Graduation: _____________

Employment Record

6. Are you presently employed?


__ Yes
__No
If your answer is YES, proceed to questions 8-onwards but if your answer is NO, proceed to question 7.
7. Please state the reason why you are not employed. You may check more than one answer.
__ No job opportunity
__ Family concern
__ Health related reasons
__ Lack of Work Experience
__ Engaged in further studies
__ Lack of eligibility requirements
__ Starting pay is too low
__ Others: pls specify _____
8. How long after graduation did you seek for a job?
__ Less than 6 months
__ 6 months to a year
__ more than a year to two years
__ more than two years
9. How many months upon seeking job were you able to land into your first job?
__ Less than 6 months
__ 6 months to a year
__ more than a year to two years
__ more than two years
10. What do you think are the reasons behind your difficulty in landing a job?
__ Lack of work experience
__ No vacancies or job opportunities
__ Poor preparations or training in the field
__ Lack of professional requirements
__ Low salary offered
__ Misaligned job opportunities
__ Others: pls specify ____
11. Please specify the field in which the company/organization you are connected be best classified.
__ Agriculture
__ Fishing
__Mining
__ Manufacturing
__ Construction
__ Wholesale and Retail trade
__ Hotels and Restaurants
__ Transport and Storage
__ Telecommunications
__ Broadcast Industry
__ Financial and Bank Industry
__ Real Estate
__ Academe
__ Others: Pls Specify
12. Would you say that your present job is related to the course you have finished?
__ Yes
__ No
If NO, proceed to question 13, if YES proceed to question 14
13. What were the reasons for a job not related to the course you finished?
__ low job satisfaction in field of specialization
__low salary rate
__ Inadequate training
__ High competition with other graduates from other school
__ No job available in the field of specialization
__ Related with the special skills
__ Family or peers influence
__ Low career challenge
__Others: Pls specify
14. What were the reasons for a job related to the course you finished?
__ Job satisfaction in the field of specialization
__ High Salary rate
__ Adequacy of related training
__ Related to the field of specialization
__ Career growth or career challenge
__ proximity to residence
__Others: Pls specify
15. What do you think are the changes to be made in the college/department to improve the competitive
edge of the graduates?
__ Review and upgrade the curricula
__ offer additional trainings and workshop seminars
__ Upgrade laboratories and facilities
__ Conduct faculty training competencies
__Upgrade faculty qualifications
__ Provide job placement programs for graduating students
__Others: Pls specify