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ERIC Number: EJ875828
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Mar
Pages: 14
Abstractor: As Provided
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ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0251-2513
Career Coping Styles: Differences in Career Attitudes among Secondary School Students
Janeiro, Isabel N.; Marques, Jose Ferreira
International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, v10 n1 p35-48 Mar 2010
The types of difficulties associated with career attitudes were studied using Super's model of career maturity (1990) in a group of 620 Portuguese students from grades 9 and 12. A cluster analysis identified four styles with different patterns of association between time perspective, attributional beliefs, self-esteem and career attitudes. The adaptive style showed more committed career attitudes, and the other three styles--superficial, insecure and pessimistic--showed lower levels of career maturity. Implications for career counselling are further discussed.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Evaluative
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education; Grade 12; Grade 9; Secondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Portugal