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Carr, Stuart C. – Australian Journal of Career Development, 2023
Jobs have arguably failed to deliver for most job holders worldwide, with mass precariousness now the norm across the globe. Where does this leave career development, which is often associated with jobs? One constant is working to make a living. Securing that goal into the future -- which is what 'career' implies -- may require more than just what…
Descriptors: Employment Opportunities, Career Development, Sustainability, Social Influences
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Yin, Michelle; Siwach, Garima; Lin, Dajun – Journal of Policy Analysis and Management, 2023
Using administrative data from Maine to quantify the effect of vocational rehabilitation (VR) services on employment outcomes for transition-age youth with disabilities, we exploited the variation in VR counselors' propensity to develop Individualized Plans for Employment (IPEs) for VR youth as an instrument for service receipt. We found that…
Descriptors: Vocational Rehabilitation, Employment Opportunities, Students with Disabilities, Counselors
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Johnson, Karen R. – New Horizons in Adult Education & Human Resource Development, 2022
An increasing number of individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) are pursing postsecondary degrees; however, the employment rate for this population is unacceptably low because of the range of deficit in behavioral, communication, and social skills that are crucial for effective functioning on the job. Although individuals with ASD have…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Employment Opportunities, Competence
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Amy Cosby; Jaime Manning; Eloise Fogarty; Nicole McDonald; Bobby Harreveld – Journal of Agricultural Education and Extension, 2024
Purpose: This paper explores teacher perceptions of agriculture and the subsequent influence of these perceptions on student career pursual in the sector. Design/methodology/approach: This quantitative study used a post-workshop survey to evaluate 185 Technology Mandatory teachers' knowledge, experience and perceptions of the agricultural sector.…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, High School Teachers, Foreign Countries, Technology Education
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Heleen van Ravenswaaij; Sanne ter Meulen-de Jong; Renske A. M. de Kleijn; Gonul Dilaver; Marieke F. van der Schaaf; Harold V. M. van Rijen – International Journal of Science Education, 2024
The importance of generic skills for life scientists is commonly recognised by employers, graduates, and higher education institutes. As it remains unclear which generic skills are relevant for different life sciences career paths, this study aims to give an overview to inform and inspire universities and students, by analysing 179 Dutch…
Descriptors: Entry Workers, Biological Sciences, Job Skills, Employment Qualifications
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Jelena Popov – Vocations and Learning, 2024
The rise of internships as a form of work experience that students pursue during their degree or after graduation has been accompanied by an upsurge of discussions, critical and favourable, on the role of internships for interns' employment opportunities. There is a need, however, to understand the learning that goes in internship as for many…
Descriptors: Internship Programs, Employment Opportunities, Accreditation (Institutions), Vocational Education
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Reineholm, Cathrine; Lundqvist, Daniel; Wallo, Andreas – Journal of Workplace Learning, 2023
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to assess previous research on conditions for managers' learning and development in daily work practices and how such conditions may influence their sustainability and also to propose a concept and a heuristic model that reconceptualizes and expands on the theoretical foundations generated in previous studies…
Descriptors: Work Environment, Sustainability, Employment Opportunities, Administrator Responsibility
Lana Munip; Rebecca Klein-Collins – Council for Adult and Experiential Learning, 2023
This report explores the experiences of ten CAEL member community colleges in their efforts to develop quality non-degree credentials that can be completed in in one year or less, lead to good-paying jobs in high-demand industries, and are stackable to a higher degree, allowing learners to unlock opportunities for even greater economic mobility.…
Descriptors: Community Colleges, Credentials, Employment Opportunities, Career Readiness
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Oh, Seokyoung; Jang-Tucci, Kyoungjin – Journal of Career Development, 2023
This quantitative study examined the characteristics of the developmental networks of young South Korean self-initiated expatriates (SIEs) in Vietnam and the effects of the network characteristics on developmental functions and career growth. Based on a literature review, a hypothesized model was developed and examined using a path analysis. The…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Foreign Nationals, Career Development, Networks
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Jiejie Lyu; Deborah Shepherd; Kerry Lee – Studies in Higher Education, 2024
Drawing on a general distinction underlying theoretical and practical-focused pedagogies, this study examines the nexus among entrepreneurship pedagogy, entrepreneurial intention, and opportunity discovery and exploitation of an entrepreneurial process. Data was obtained from nascent student entrepreneurs (n = 462) enrolled in Chinese universities…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Entrepreneurship, Business Administration Education, Undergraduate Students
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James N. Magarian; Warren P. Seering – Research in Higher Education, 2024
Given its ongoing struggles at attaining demographic diversity and its key role in nations' economies, the engineering workforce receives considerable attention from researchers and policymakers. Yet, prior studies and STEM recruitment initiatives have often underemphasized the variety among available engineering jobs and careers. It therefore…
Descriptors: Public Colleges, Private Colleges, STEM Education, Engineering
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Duperouzel, L. Christian – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2023
The aim of this paper is to identify and explore 'enablers' to a lived calling: those people, things or events that pave the way for individuals to live their calling. These enablers emerged from a study of sixty-five Australian respondents across a range of industries. The results of the research, which utilised the grounded theory research…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Career Choice, Industry, Employment Opportunities
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Laura Löwe – European Education, 2023
This study examines how the association between higher education and the socioeconomic status is affected by positional educational advantages in West Germany from 1976 to 2015. Positional educational advantages account for the declining exclusiveness of higher education degrees in the course of educational expansion, which is accompanied by…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adults, College Graduates, Socioeconomic Status
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Hirao, Tomotaka – Higher Education Forum, 2023
This paper replicates models developed by previous research to study the effects of graduate education on new graduates' initial employment in the Japanese labor market. If education is the best investment for an individual's economic success, then graduate degrees are expected to provide an individual with higher-earning job opportunities.…
Descriptors: Graduate Study, Employment Potential, Foreign Countries, Employment Opportunities
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Kenny, Maureen E.; Schmidtberger, Rebecca; Masters, Allison – Australian Journal of Career Development, 2023
This article advances a prevention and positive youth development perspective for promoting access to decent work and decent lives for all. We apply the psychology of working theory to consider the readiness of youth to contribute to this aspirational goal and the roles that education and career development education could play in furthering a…
Descriptors: Youth, Individual Development, Quality of Life, Employment Opportunities
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