Our paper presents the labor market situation of graduate career starter in Hungary based on empirical data (randomly distributed questionnaires of 202 employees). The objective of the research was to survey how this little segment of employees feels on the Hungarian labor market. According to our hypothesis studying and working represent a great value for the graduate career starters and also they are satisfied with their position obtained on the labor market. Despite the uncertain economic situation the results have justified out hypothesis according to which studying represents an outstanding value for graduate career starters and pre-sumes their satisfaction on the llabor market. The examination, which is only part of complex research, was justified by the labor market situation of graduate career starters whose position cannot be described as “smooth”.
Keywords: job satisfaction, graduate career starters, labor market.
JEL Classification: J01, J24.