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Michael, Rinat; Kim, TaeSun; Hutchison, Ashley; Cinamon, Rachel Gali; Gerstein, Lawrence H.; Park, Juno; Choi, Yuri; Bellare, Yamini; Collins, Rachael – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2017
The current study investigated the content of future perceptions among 47 U.S. women and 48 Israeli women. Thematic analysis was used to explore participants' qualitative responses. Women's responses covered a wide range of topics, and were categorized into ten key themes: (a) work, (b) family/relationships, (c) property, (d) residence, (e)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Youth, Females, Attitudes
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Nath, Vandana – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2017
This study examines the factors that shape calling orientations within the Indian context. Based on the narratives of 72 junior doctors and medical interns, it is found that participants identify with harbouring a calling both prior and subsequent to occupational entry. Although factors such as self-recognition of talent and sensemaking of work as…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Career Choice, Occupational Aspiration, Physicians
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Arnoux-Nicolas, Caroline; Sovet, Laurent; Lhotellier, Lin; Bernaud, Jean-Luc – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2017
The purpose of this study was to validate a psychometric instrument among French workers for assessing the meaning of work. Following an empirical framework, a two-step procedure consisted of exploring and then validating the scale among distinctive samples. The consequent Meaning of Work Inventory is a 15-item scale based on a four-factor model,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Employee Attitudes, Work Attitudes, Measures (Individuals)
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Ginevra, Maria Cristina; Sgaramella, Teresa Maria; Ferrari, Lea; Nota, Laura; Santilli, Sara; Soresi, Salvatore – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2017
This article reports the development and psychometric properties of visions about future (VAF), an instrument assessing hope, optimism, and pessimism. Three different studies involving Italian adolescents were conducted. With the first study 22 items were developed and the factor structure was verified. The second study, involving a second sample…
Descriptors: Negative Attitudes, Positive Attitudes, Psychological Patterns, Adolescents
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Middleton, Jerry C.; Middleton, Jason A. – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2017
Few studies in the existent empirical literature explore the career transitions of performing artists. First, we provide working definitions of career transition and of a performing artist. Thereafter, we peruse empirical studies, from the 1980s onward, that delineate the career transition process in terms of three main types of transition:…
Descriptors: Career Change, Career Development, Theater Arts, Artists
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Fonteyne, Lot; Wille, Bart; Duyck, Wouter; De Fruyt, Filip – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2017
A new, Holland-based Interest Inventory is proposed, intended to facilitate the transition from secondary to tertiary education. Specific interest items were designed to grasp activities that are prevalent during tertiary studies, including an Academic-track-scale to assist in the choice between academic and vocational-oriented programs. Interest…
Descriptors: Interest Inventories, Vocational Interests, Student Interests, Secondary Education
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Ginevra, Maria Cristina; Di Maggio, Ilaria; Nota, Laura; Soresi, Salvatore – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2017
A career intervention based on life design approach was devised for a group of young adults at risk for the process of career construction. It was aimed at fostering a series of resources useful to cope with career transitions, to encourage reflection on the future, to identify one's own strengths, and to plan future projects. Results of the study…
Descriptors: Intervention, Career Development, Young Adults, Risk
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Bowles, Terence V.; Brindle, Kimberley A. – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2017
The first aim of the current article is to primarily propose a model to assist career counsellors in understanding and guiding adolescents towards career commitment. The second aim is to focus on the relationship between career identity and career certainty, and how these positively influence the achievement of ego identity and maturity. Finally,…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Career Choice, Self Concept, Models
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Perry, Justin C.; Shannon, Lisa – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2017
In general, vocational psychologists have not been engaged in applied research that demonstrates how career interventions can improve educational problems that matter to relevant decision-makers and stakeholders. This article describes how vocational psychology can make a difference in K-12 education by embracing an interdisciplinary…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Psychologists, Career Counseling, After School Programs
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Hammond, Marie S.; Michael, Tony; Luke, Charles – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2017
Research on the processes of change in career development has focused on developmental stages rather than processes. This manuscript reports on the development and validation of the stages of change-career development scale, adapted from McConnaughy, Prochaska, & Velicer (1983) measure of stages of change in psychotherapy. Data from 875…
Descriptors: Career Development, Developmental Stages, Psychotherapy, Factor Analysis
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Rottinghaus, Patrick J.; Eshelman, Alec; Gore, Jonathan S.; Keller, Kari J.; Schneider, Madalyn; Harris, Kristine L. – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2017
This retrospective chart review study examined the factor structure of the "Career Futures Inventory-Revised" (CFI-R; Rottinghaus et al. in "J Career Assess" 20:123-139, 2012) and its utility as a career counseling outcome measure using a sample of 332 clients from a university career center. The CFI-R examines career agency…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Measures (Individuals), Test Validity, Factor Structure
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Yang, NaYeon; Yaung, Huk; Noh, Hyunkyung; Jang, Sun Hee; Lee, Bora – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2017
The current study examined how planned happenstance skills (i.e., curiosity, flexibility, persistence, optimism, and risk-taking) changed during school-to-work transition and how career-related variables were associated with the initial levels and change rates of planned happenstance skills. In a sample of 307 South Korean college students, all…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Risk, Persistence
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Cook, Amy L. – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2017
Transition from high school to postsecondary education (PSE) and employment can be challenging for all youth, and particularly for youth with intellectual disability (ID). Promoting equity and access to PSE for students with ID is a social justice mandate, and high school counselors are uniquely positioned to assist youth with ID in accessing…
Descriptors: Postsecondary Education, High School Graduates, Intellectual Disability, Social Justice
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Sovet, Laurent; DiMillo, Julia; Samson, André – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2017
Career decision-making difficulties (CDMD) are often faced by students entering their final year of high school, and can further complicate when a student belongs to a minority group, such as a linguistic minority (Francophone) within an Anglo-dominant society (Ontario, Canada). The current study aimed to examine CDMD in 984 Franco-Ontarian grade…
Descriptors: French, Decision Making, Career Development, Limited English Speaking
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Perez, Maya; Gati, Itamar – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2017
We tested the associations among the career decision-making difficulties, the career decision status, and either (a) the career decision-making profiles of 575 young adults, or (b) the coping strategies of 379 young adults. As hypothesized, a more advanced decision status was negatively associated with both career decision-making difficulties…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Decision Making, Young Adults, Coping
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