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Holloway-Friesen, Holly – Journal of Career Development, 2018
This study examined the role culture and college environment had on the perception of ethnic and gender career barriers of 138 Latino/a college students. Specifically, background characteristics (i.e., parent education, immigration status, and sex), acculturation, enculturation, and college environment on perceived ethnic/gender barriers were…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Acculturation, College Environment, Gender Differences
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Michaeli, Yossi; Dickson, Daniel J.; Shulman, Shmuel – Journal of Career Development, 2018
The present study examined the prevalence and role of career-related support in 100 Israeli emerging adults who were followed from ages 22 to 29. At the age of 29, participants were asked to name any significant persons who had impacted their career history. Both parents and nonfamily other adults were most frequently cited to provide…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Young Adults, Parent Child Relationship, Social Support Groups
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González-Romá, Vicente; Gamboa, Juan Pablo; Peiró, José M. – Journal of Career Development, 2018
We investigated whether a set of indicators of the employability dimensions proposed by Fugate, Kinicki, and Asforth (i.e., career identity, personal adaptability, and human and social capital) are related to university graduates' employment status and five indicators of the quality of their jobs (pay, hierarchical level, vertical and horizontal…
Descriptors: College Graduates, Employment Potential, Employment Level, Foreign Countries
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Womack, Anna; Leuty, Melanie E.; Bullock-Yowell, Emily; Mandracchia, Jon T. – Journal of Career Development, 2018
Various factors have shown to relate to different forms of career commitment (i.e., affective, continuance, and normative commitment). Commitment has been associated with intent to remain within a profession or organization, suggesting that commitment is an important component of career retention. Correspondingly, commitment to one's academic…
Descriptors: Majors (Students), Undergraduate Students, Correlation, Student Satisfaction
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Cardoso, Paulo; Janeiro, Isabel Nunes; Duarte, Maria Eduarda – Journal of Career Development, 2018
This article examines the process and outcome of a life design counseling group intervention with students in Grades 9 and 12. First, we applied a quasi-experimental methodology to analyze the intervention's effectiveness in promoting career certainty, career decision-making, self-efficacy, and career adaptability in a sample of 236 students.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adolescents, Group Counseling, Intervention
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Rogers, Mary E.; Creed, Peter A.; Praskova, Anna – Journal of Career Development, 2018
We surveyed Australian adolescents and parents to test differences and congruence in perceptions of adolescent career development tasks (career planning, exploration, certainty, and world-of-work knowledge) and vocational identity. We found that, for adolescents (N = 415), career development tasks (not career exploration) explained 48% of the…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Adolescent Attitudes, Career Development, Vocational Interests
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Gross-Spector, Michal; Cinamon, Rachel Gali – Journal of Career Development, 2018
To promote our theoretical understanding regarding the exploration process during adulthood, the current study focusses on this process as it relates to work and family life roles and the relations between them, during the transition to motherhood. Two instruments assessing vocational and maternal exploration, relating to self and environment…
Descriptors: Adults, Career Exploration, Career Development, Family Work Relationship
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Chan, Chun-Chen; Chen, Su-Ching; Lin, Yu-Wei; Liao, Tsung-Yao; Lin, Yu-En – Journal of Career Development, 2018
Social cognitive career theory (SCCT) was used as a basis for investigating the factors influencing the career intentions of Taiwanese sports management students. Participants (N = 696) completed measures gauging social support, self-efficacy, outcome expectations, career interests, and career intentions. The results of a path analysis supported…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Cognition, College Students, Athletics
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Kim, Boyoung; Kim, So Rin; Yang, Na Yeon; Yaung, Huk; Ha, Gyu Young; Yang, Joon Young; Lee, Bora; Lee, Sang Min – Journal of Career Development, 2018
The purpose of the present study was to examine the longitudinal relationships between planned happenstance skills (PHS) and life adjustment and to examine whether this relationship was moderated by the degree of career barriers. The participants were 307 Korean college students going through a school-to-work transition. The results showed that…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Adjustment (to Environment), Barriers, Correlation
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Blondeau, Lauren A.; Awad, Germine H. – Journal of Career Development, 2018
Currently, the number of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) jobs are expanding faster than the U.S. labor market; yet many individuals with STEM degrees choose to work in other fields. The present study uses social cognitive career theory as a framework for researching the impact of several variables on future expectations to…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, STEM Education, Surveys, Regression (Statistics)
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Costigan, Robert; Gurbuz, Sait; Sigri, Unsal – Journal of Career Development, 2018
The purposes of this study are to (1) examine the factorial validity of Schein's career anchors orientation inventory (COI), comparing the original eight-factor model with an alternative nine-factor model, (2) examine the cross-cultural invariance of the COI and its factor structure across two countries, (3) investigate whether core…
Descriptors: Factor Analysis, Validity, Occupational Tests, Career Development
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Kim, Na-Rae; Kim, Haram J.; Lee, Ki-Hak – Journal of Career Development, 2018
Career paths are no longer linear or predictable due to the instability and dynamic changes occurring in the work environment. Career researchers have acknowledged this trend and emphasized the significance of individuals' actual behaviors in career development. Occupational engagement is an essential behavior that leads to successful and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Support Groups, Work Attitudes, Undergraduate Students
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Sousa-Ribeiro, Marta; Sverke, Magnus; Coimbra, Joaquim Luís; De Witte, Hans – Journal of Career Development, 2018
While a considerable number of studies have focused on factors driving employees to voluntarily participate in training programs, much less is known on this topic with regard to the unemployed population, in particular the older unemployed, who often are in a vulnerable labor market position due to educational deficits and skills obsolescence.…
Descriptors: Intention, Participation, Job Training, Older Adults
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Xu, Yonghong Jade – Journal of Career Development, 2017
Data from a national survey are used to examine how individual characteristics and social structural factors may influence college graduates choosing an occupation that is congruent with their undergraduate field of study. Analysis is conducted separately for males and females and for students in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics…
Descriptors: Females, Career Choice, College Graduates, Majors (Students)
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Turban, Daniel B.; Moake, Timothy R.; Wu, Sharon Yu-Hsien; Cheung, Yu Ha – Journal of Career Development, 2017
Although extroversion and proactive personality are related to career success, the mechanisms through which the relationships occur are unclear. Based on the contest- and sponsored-mobility processes, we examine a model linking extroversion and proactive personality to career success through the mediating effects of mentoring received and…
Descriptors: Extraversion Introversion, Personality, Success, Careers
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