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Gonçalves, André Pereira; Martins, Gustavo Henrique; Salvador, Ana Paula; Machado, Gisele Magarotto; Carvalho, Lucas de Francisco; Ambiel, Rodolfo Augusto Matteo – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2021
This study investigated relationships between career adaptability and personality and pathological traits using the network analysis approach. We administered CAAS, BFI-2-S, and IDCP-2 to 630 working adults. We observed positive associations between personality and career adaptability and negative associations between pathological traits and…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Individual Characteristics, Adults, Correlation
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Fuertes, Vanesa; McQuaid, Ronald; Robertson, Peter J. – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2021
Active labour market policies aim at supporting people entering and, importantly, remaining in the labour market. Initiatives to this end have often been characterised by a mixture of 'human capital' and 'work-first' approaches, although both have had a relatively limited effect on achieving job sustainability for those most distant from the…
Descriptors: Labor Market, Sustainability, Career Development, Entry Workers
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Lee, In Heok; Sovet, Laurent; Banda, Kiyomi; Kang, Dae-Koo; Park, Joo-Ho – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2021
The Career Adapt-Abilities Scale (CAAS) has been validated in several East Asian countries, but the measurement equivalence of its four dimensions and construct validity has not yet been evaluated in Japan. Results from Japanese (n = 298) and South Korean (n = 301) college students indicated good to excellent internal consistency estimates, and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Measures (Individuals), Construct Validity, Test Reliability
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Çakmak-Otluoglu, K. Övgü; Acar Bolat, Bilge – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2021
This project validates the short forms of protean and boundaryless career attitude scales and assesses their psychometric properties in the Turkish context. Two studies confirmed the two-factor structure and good internal consistency. Career planning was positively related to the short forms of self-directed career management, values-driven career…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Work Attitudes, Career Choice, Career Planning
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Moore, Katherine – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2021
This article examines the employment trajectories of 50 young job seekers to gain insight into the critical factors that influence a young person's journey toward sustainable employment. Drawing on the employability and youth unemployment literatures, the analysis revealed that lower levels of education, limited access to transport and housing,…
Descriptors: Employment Potential, Employment Patterns, Youth Employment, Unemployment
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Creed, Allison; McIlveen, Peter; Perera, Harsha – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2021
We measured 16 career-related metaphors' salience to university students and graduates (N = 577). The JOURNEY metaphor recorded the highest score (62%) with moderate levels for ENCOUNTERS AND RELATIONSHIPS, A STORY, and ROLES. Exploratory structural equation modelling revealed four factors labelled as Constraint (i.e. entrapped, struggling, or…
Descriptors: Figurative Language, Job Search Methods, Self Efficacy, Career Development
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Skovhus, Randi Boelskifte; Poulsen, Bo Klindt – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2021
This article explores a new approach to career education and career guidance activities within compulsory education, with a shift in focus from students' immediate choices to supporting curiosity and an open-minded expansion of horizons. Sen's concept of capability and approach to social justice plays a central role. A Danish project on career…
Descriptors: Compulsory Education, Career Guidance, Career Exploration, Career Education
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Robertson, Peter J.; Melkumyan, Anahit – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2021
This article provides an account of current public policy for career guidance in the Republic of Armenia. Brief background information is provided in terms of key geographical, political, social and economic facts about Armenia. Then, a more specific context is outlined with a brief overview of the education and skills system and of the labour…
Descriptors: Career Guidance, Labor Market, Foreign Countries, Public Policy
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Joncas, Jo Anni; Pilote, Annie – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2021
Inspired by Sen's capability approach and the intersectional perspective, we examine how guidance professionals facilitate or hinder the conversion of resources into capabilities and functionings of marginalized students. Thematic analysis of 19 life story interviews with Indigenous female students in two Canadian universities illustrates how…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Indigenous Populations, At Risk Students, Minority Group Students
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Mok, Sog Yee; Bakaç, Cafer; Froehlich, Laura – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2021
The utility value of an academic task can affect university students' learning behavior and career choices. For collectivistic-oriented students, learning and career goals also matter to their families. Following expectancy-value theory, we assumed that families' achievement-related expectations would affect collectivistic-oriented students'…
Descriptors: Correlation, Collectivism, Value Judgment, Expectation
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Egdell, Valerie; Robertson, Peter J. – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2021
In this article, we provide a balanced critique of Sen's Capability Approach (CA) with reference to its potential to inform career guidance theory and practice. There are varying understandings and interpretations of the CA. Some see capabilities as universal, whilst others favour a more relativist view. The CA is also vulnerable to…
Descriptors: Career Guidance, Well Being, Misconceptions, Criticism
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Zhang, Jiahong; Yuen, Mantak; Chen, Gaowei – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2020
This study examined Chinese technical education students' (N = 18) perceptions of career-related support received from teachers using thematic analysis. Six themes emerged from the interviews: enhancement of self-improvement and self-exploration, informational support, career-related role models, instrumental support, emotional support and support…
Descriptors: Career Development, Technical Education, Teacher Role, Foreign Countries
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Sampson, James P.; Kettunen, Jaana; Vuorinen, Raimo – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2020
We examine the role of counselors and other practitioners in delivering career interventions using Information and Communication Technology (ICT). Current benefits and limitations of ICT use provide the basis for recommendations. Potential benefits of increased ICT engagement include cost-effectiveness and improved access to resources and support.…
Descriptors: Counselor Role, Teacher Role, Career Counseling, Career Development
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Kewalramani, Sarika; Phillipson, Sivanes – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2020
This study draws upon Vygotskian mediation and internalisation constructs to investigate how parental beliefs, values, expectations and familial acculturation processes can shape immigrant children's secondary schooling subject choices within an Australian context. Using a case study approach, semi-structured interviews were conducted with 12…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Role, Immigrants, Parent Child Relationship
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Albien, A. J.; Kidd, M.; Naidoo, A. V.; Maree, J. G. – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2020
In the present research study, key career adaptability constructs and the extent to which these constructs are relevant in a non-Western and developing world context were explored. The Career Adapt-Abilities Scale (CAAS) was administered to 396 Grade 11 isiXhosa speaking high school students from a low-income township in South Africa (M[subscript…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Career Development, Vocational Adjustment, Measures (Individuals)
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