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ERIC Number: EJ1037708
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013-Jul
Pages: 20
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 43
ISSN: ISSN-0251-2513
Facilitating Engagement in New Career Goals: The Moderating Effects of Personal Resources and Career Actions
Praskova, Anna; Creed, Peter A.; Hood, Michelle
International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, v13 n2 p115-134 Jul 2013
Goal engagement in young adults is variable. We recruited university students to test whether general personal characteristics (educational ability, core self-evaluations, and well-being; study 1, N = 195) and career adaptive variables (career confidence, exploration, and planning; study 2, N = 152) facilitated career goal engagement. Goal engagement was associated positively with goal disengagement in study 1. Moderating effects showed that the positive relationship between engagement and disengagement was stronger when core self-evaluations and well-being (satisfaction) were high, and when career confidence, exploration, and planning were high. Results are discussed in the context of transitions and promoting adaptable career goals.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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