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Borbély-Pecze, T. B.; Hloušková, L.; Šprlák, T. – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2022
This comparative study traces the foundation and development of vocational and career guidance services in three Central and Eastern European countries in the light of the contextually bound factors of this region. Since the beginning of the 20th century, political transitions and changes in the ruling structures in these countries were so…
Descriptors: Career Guidance, Lifelong Learning, Foreign Countries, Geographic Regions
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Chen, Charles P.; Bansal, Jotthi – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2022
After facing a career-ending injury, athletes are often unprepared to find new occupations. With their identities and goals so deeply rooted in athletics from a young age, many athletes have not shown interest in or been educated in other fields of work. Additionally, physical and psychological trauma caused by injury and career-loss can impede…
Descriptors: Athletes, Career Change, Injuries, Adjustment (to Environment)
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Chun, Jeemin; Jyung, Chyul-Young – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2022
This study explores the relationship between perceived employability and individual as well as organizational characteristics of employees in South Korea using hierarchical linear modeling (HLM). Gender, age, total work experience, turnover, positive psychological capital, proactive personality, social network capital and openness to changes at…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Employment Qualifications, Employees, Individual Characteristics
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Brown, Jason L.; Hammer, Sara J.; Perera, Harsha N.; McIlveen, Peter – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2022
Higher education broadly assumes a conceptual link between generic skills and employability. We accessed a large sample of data collected by the Australian Government to investigate whether the Course Experience Questionnaire (CEQ) subscales Good Teaching (GTS), Graduate Skills (GSS), and Graduate Qualities (GQS) predicted graduates' employment…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Graduates, Job Skills, Employment Potential
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Chukwuedo, Samson Onyeluka; Onwusuru, Ijeoma Madonna; Agbo, Nnaemeka Martin – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2022
This study investigates the effects of vocational guidance with a direct learning model on university students' career commitment and employability skills via career learning self-efficacy. Participants (N = 214) were electrical/electronic technology education students drawn from two universities in Nigeria. A two-group quasi-experimental design…
Descriptors: College Students, Career Guidance, Independent Study, Self Efficacy
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Lee, Jun-Ki; Rachmatullah, Arif; Shin, Sein; Sya'bandari, Yustika; Rusmana, Ai Nurlaelasari; Aini, Rahmi Qurota; Ha, Minsu – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2022
The exploration of career values can motivate and inspire young people, and help them achieve career success. The current study assesses the effect of sociocultural background on adolescents' career value among 951 Indonesian and 1,242 Korean secondary school students. Latent class analysis results suggest that participants can be grouped into…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Foreign Countries, Secondary School Students, Values
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Park, Sung Youl; Cha, Seung-Bong; Joo, Min-Ho; Na, Hyunmi – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2022
Career adaptability and its four sub-factors (concern, control, curiosity, and confidence) are helpful in understanding students' career choices and decisions. A sample of 1,297 university students in Seoul, South Korea, participated in this study. Among them, 728 students (56.13%) had already made their career decision, while 569 (43.87%) had…
Descriptors: Multivariate Analysis, College Students, Career Choice, Adjustment (to Environment)
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Ozdemir, Nurten Karacan; Aydin, Gökçen – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2022
This mixed-methods pilot study examined the effectiveness of brief motivational interviewing (MI) training on middle school teachers' efficacy in providing career services to socioeconomically disadvantaged students. Forty-five teachers (55% men) received a six-hour training on the career-development needs of middle school students and MI…
Descriptors: Faculty Development, Motivation, Interviews, Career Counseling
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Bullock-Yowell, Emily; Reardon, Robert C. – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2022
Issues related to modern and post-modern approaches to career assessment and counseling are evident in the literature, as are ideas on how to build on and combine techniques. Although Holland's theoretical interventions can appear to conflict with career construction counseling due to their bases in modern and post-modern philosophy, respectively,…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Career Development, Career Choice, Interviews
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Kettunen, Jaana; Tynjälä, Päivi – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2022
This study contends that phenomenography offers both a useful research method and practical tools for developing education and training for career practitioners. After introducing the basic principles of phenomenography, the study reviews previous research on its potential in developing pedagogical practices. It explores how the phenomenographic…
Descriptors: Research and Development, Theory Practice Relationship, Research Methodology, Instructional Design
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Lo Presti, Alessandro; De Rosa, Assunta; Zaharie, Monica – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2022
This study aimed to examine the main predictors of employability, building on a recent conceptual model on employability developed by Lo Presti and Pluviano (Organ Psychol Rev 6(2): 192-211, 2016). Survey based data were collected from a sample of 263 Italian job-seekers through a longitudinal study. The results revealed that employability was…
Descriptors: Employment Qualifications, Foreign Countries, Predictor Variables, Job Applicants
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Kallciu, Nada; Zhilla, Eralda; Fedrigo, Laurence; Nano, Livia; Masdonati, Jonas – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2022
A qualitative study was carried out to portray the work orientations of 30 low-qualified working young adults in two contrasted economies: Albania and Switzerland. The analysis of their answers to the "lottery question" showed that most participants would continue to work, either to be busy, feed a passion, feel useful, or grow. In…
Descriptors: Work Attitudes, Employment Qualifications, Young Adults, Cross Cultural Studies
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Michael, Rinat; Shum, Kathy Kar-Man – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2022
This study examined the future perceptions of Israeli and Hong Kong young adults focusing on three aspects: (a) time horizon (how far into the future participants envision), (b) future life roles on which they focus, and (c) emotions towards their perceived future. Twenty students took part in semi-structured interviews. Israeli participants…
Descriptors: Futures (of Society), Cross Cultural Studies, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries
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More, Sharon; Rosenbloom, Tova – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2022
The current article deals with the antecedents that generate a phenomenon of a mismatch between an academic graduates' field of education and their occupational field (horizontal mismatch). The two examined antecedents were the individuals' career history and their "career identity" level. It has been found that (a) the more expansive…
Descriptors: Employment Experience, Professional Identity, Career Choice, Underemployment
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Vehviläinen, Sanna; Souto, Anne-Mari – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2022
The aim of this article is to show how interaction research can contribute to the understanding and praxis of socially just guidance. The article is theoretical, but it makes use of our previous empirical studies. We combine the ethnographic study of school and racism, and interactional research on guidance. We define guidance for social justice,…
Descriptors: Career Guidance, Migrants, Social Justice, Young Adults
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