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ERIC Number: EJ1125510
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Feb
Pages: 24
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-1052-5629
Using the Department of Labor's "My Next Move" to Improve Career Preparedness
Koys, Daniel J.
Journal of Management Education, v41 n1 p94-117 Feb 2017
The Department of Labor's Occupational Information Network can help students prepare for their careers because it contains information on over 900 occupations. Occupational Information Network includes a tool called My Next Move that is designed to help people learn about those occupations. This research uses a pretest/posttest design with a treatment group and a control group to determine if an exercise based on My Next Move improves career preparedness. Results show that the exercise produces significant increases in career awareness and in perceived career preparedness skills. The positive results indicate that this tool can help students be more knowledgeable about their career options after graduation. This article can help instructors use the My Next Move exercise to help students in their job search process.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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