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Ratnam, Anita – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2011
This article is an attempt to examine the place and significance of traditional occupations as careers in today's world. The areas of tension and compatibility between ideas and values that signify modernity and the practice of traditional occupations are reviewed. The meaning of "traditional occupations" is unravelled, the potential that…
Descriptors: Social Change, Career Guidance, Career Planning, Occupations
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Novak, Lydia; Chen, Charles P. – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2013
In this article, we aim to examine and understand the career development experiences of foreign-trained immigrants from regulated professions (FTIRPs) in Canada. To provide some background on immigration in a Canadian context, we focus on a myriad of factors that affect the vocational well-being of FTIRPs. We apply key concepts from several major…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Experience, Career Development, Theories
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Olry-Louis, Isabelle; Bremond, Capucine; Pouliot, Manon – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2012
Confidence sharing is an asymmetrical dialogic episode to which both parties consent, in which one reveals something personal to the other who participates in the emergence and unfolding of the confidence. We describe how this is achieved at a discursive level within vocational counselling interviews. Based on a corpus of 64 interviews, we analyse…
Descriptors: Trust (Psychology), Career Counseling, Dialogs (Language), Interpersonal Communication
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Hirschi, Andreas – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2010
The study investigated the predictive utility of interest profile differentiation, coherence, elevation, congruence, and vocational identity commitment and career maturity (career planning and exploration) on the 10-month interest stability of 292 Swiss eighth-grade students: profile, rank, and level stabilities were assessed. Controlling for…
Descriptors: Vocational Maturity, Career Planning, Vocational Interests, Profiles
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Leong, Frederick T. L.; Pearce, Marina – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2011
As a result of a relative lack of cross-cultural validity in most current (Western) psychological models, indigenous models of psychology have recently become a popular approach for understanding behaviour in specific cultures. Such models would be valuable to vocational psychology research with culturally diverse populations. Problems facing…
Descriptors: Psychological Studies, Validity, Psychology, Models
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Pope, Mark – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2012
Cultural diversity in the US includes race, ethnicity, gender, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, and other aspects of culture. American ethnic and racial minorities currently account for 31% of the US population, and growing. Their career development issues include the barriers they regularly encounter, such as discrimination;…
Descriptors: Cultural Pluralism, Labor Force, Career Development, Barriers
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Isik, Erkan; Yegin, Firuzan; Koyuncu, Siddika; Eser, Ayse; Çömlekciler, Fatma; Yildirim, Kübra – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2018
A short 12-item version of the Career Adapt-Abilities Scale--Short Form (CAAS-SF) was validated across three different age groups in the Turkish context. Scale scores demonstrated adequate to high internal consistency and 4-week test--retest reliability, good fit with the original four-factor model, factorial invariance across gender and age…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Vocational Adjustment, Measures (Individuals), Test Reliability
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Mary, Ghislain; Costalat-Founeau, Anne-Marie – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2018
A socioconstructivist method is used to investigate the professional identity dynamic of employees in the context of career counselling. This method is particularly well-suited because of the intrication, at the core of the client's identity, of psychological dimensions, such as values and capabilities, which are essential to career counselling.…
Descriptors: Professional Identity, Career Counseling, Constructivism (Learning), Employees
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Park, Joo-Ho; Rojewski, Jay W.; Lee, In Heok – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2018
More attention is needed on the career development of adolescents, specifically disadvantaged students deemed at risk of school failure. We investigated the determinants on career development competencies of 9th graders in secondary school in South Korea. The data in this study included 394 principals, 6635 students, and the students' parents. Our…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Career Development, Adolescents, Disadvantaged Youth
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Ataç, Lale Oral; Dirik, Deniz; Tetik, Hilmiye Türesin – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2018
The purpose of this study is to investigate the relationship between career adaptability and self-esteem, and analyze the moderating role of social support in this relationship on a sample of 313 young adults. The results of the study confirm that career adaptability is significantly predicted by self-esteem. Moreover, findings suggest that (1)…
Descriptors: Prediction, Career Readiness, Self Esteem, Social Support Groups
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Rochat, Shékina – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2018
Little is known about the origins of anxiety manifested in the career counseling process. Through a case illustration, this article highlights the appropriateness of using functional family therapy (FFT) principles in career counseling sessions to assess the family dynamics involved in this issue. The discussion emphasizes seven suggestions: (1)…
Descriptors: Family Counseling, Anxiety, Career Counseling, Career Choice
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Fonteyne, Lot; Eelbode, Annick; Lanszweert, Isabelle; Roels, Elisabeth; Schelfhout, Stijn; Duyck, Wouter; De Fruyt, Filip – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2018
This study addresses the effects of negative attainability feedback on the shift from engagement to disengagement from a career goal. It was hypothesized that negative attainability feedback regarding study choice may lead to both goal engagement and goal disengagement and that this relation is mediated by self-efficacy, motivational beliefs, and…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Accuracy, Career Development, Learner Engagement
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Lazar, Aryeh; Littman-Ovadia, Hadassah; Ovadia, Tamar – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2018
This study focused on the perception of medicine as a calling and its associations with medical training satisfaction, career certainty, career satisfaction, career commitment, and well-being among 176 Israeli medical students. Participants replied to an online questionnaire including the Brief Calling Scale (Duffy and Sedlacek in Career Dev Q…
Descriptors: Medical Students, Foreign Countries, Job Satisfaction, Well Being
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Lee, Yunsoo; Eissenstat, SunHee J. – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2018
The purpose of this study is to longitudinally examine the job demands-resources model of corporate burnout, as well as the effects of burnout on intentions to quit. To achieve this goal, this study adopts a latent-growth model using panel data collected by the Work, Family, and Health Study. The results suggest that psychological job demands and…
Descriptors: Burnout, Models, Intention, Family Work Relationship
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Sinacore, Ada L.; Lerner, Sasha – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2013
The diversity of Canadian society and the significance of education for occupational mobility have prompted investigations into immigrant's educational attainment, yet little research examines immigrant post-secondary students. This phenomenological study illuminates the institutional, societal, educational, and psychosocial barriers facing…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Immigrants, Undergraduate Students, Barriers
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