ERIC Number: EJ1049061
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Feb
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 63
The Contributions of Emotional Intelligence and Social Support for Adaptive Career Progress among Italian Youth
Di Fabio, Annamaria; Kenny, Maureen E.
Journal of Career Development, v42 n1 p48-59 Feb 2015
Drawing from career construction and positive youth development perspectives, this study explores, among 254 Italian high school students, the relationship between emotional intelligence (EI) and support from friends and teachers with indices of adaptive career development. Results from the full canonical correlational model revealed that dimensions of EI and teacher support were positively associated with resilience and self-perceived employability. These results suggest that EI and teacher support warrant further investigation as factors that may contribute to adaptive career progress among youth.
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Social Support Groups, Youth, Adolescent Development, High School Students, Career Development, Correlation, Resilience (Psychology), Peer Relationship, Teacher Student Relationship, Employment Potential, Self Efficacy, Questionnaires, Likert Scales, Youth Opportunities, Career Education, Foreign Countries
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: High Schools; Secondary Education
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Italy
Identifiers - Assessments and Surveys: Career Decision Making Self Efficacy Scale