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Gottfredson, Gary D. – Measurement and Evaluation in Guidance, 1976
The hypothesis that sexist wording as opposed to gender-neutral wording lowers the scores of females on interest measures was tested using occupational titles with a sample of 94 high school girls. Results lend no support to the hypothesis. (Author)
Descriptors: Females, High School Students, Interest Inventories, Research Projects
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Gottfredson, Gary D.; And Others – Journal of Vocational Behavior, 1975
A typology was used to organize Census data about people's aspirations, and the results of vocational assessments made with and without norms for men and women at two educational levels. Results indicate that kinds of employment differ for educational levels and between the sexes. (Author)
Descriptors: Career Choice, Comparative Analysis, Employed Women, Employment Patterns
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Holland, John L.; Gottfredson, Gary D. – Journal of Vocational Behavior, 1975
The psychological meaning and predictive value of a person's vocational aspirations were examined by applying Holland's typology to the vocational aspirations of high school juniors (N=140), and a second sample of college students studied over a one-year interval (N-624). (Author)
Descriptors: Career Choice, Career Guidance, Occupational Aspiration, Postsecondary Education
Holland, John L.; Gottfredson, Gary D. – 1974
The psychological meaning and predictive value of a person's vocational aspirations were examined by applying Holland's typology to the vocational aspirations of high school juniors (N=1,005), college juniors (N=692), employed adults (N=140), and a second sample of college students studied over a 1 year interval (N=624). The aspirational data were…
Descriptors: Adults, Aspiration, Career Choice, Career Counseling
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Gottfredson, Gary D.; Holland, John L. – Journal of Counseling Psychology, 1975
Several Predictors of occupational choice derived from a theory of careers were examined. Hypotheses that a person's competencies, activities, self-estimates, interests, and vocational choices can be organized to understand and predict subsequent choice were tested. Findings support both the theory and the validity of the Self-Directed Search.…
Descriptors: Career Choice, College Students, Comparative Analysis, Interest Inventories
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Gottfredson, Gary D.; Daiger, Denise C. – Journal of Vocational Behavior, 1977
Employment data from the 1960 and 1970 censuses were organized using Holland's occupational classification to examine age, sex, and level differences in employment, and to detect changes over the 10-year period. Results provide structured information about the workforce and its changing nature that can be communicated to people planning careers.…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Career Counseling, Career Planning, Census Figures