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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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Maurer, Todd J.; Chapman, Elizabeth F. – Journal of Career Development, 2018
This investigation of proactive personality focused on life satisfaction during a 10-year period in which people went from being full-time employees to being fully retired. The study contributes at the intersection of the literatures on proactive personality, careers, retirement, and life satisfaction. In a sample of 118 recent retirees across the…
Descriptors: Correlation, Personality Traits, Life Satisfaction, Retirement
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Mainiero, Lisa A.; Gibson, Donald E. – Journal of Career Development, 2018
This study revisits the parameters of authenticity, balance, and challenge in The Kaleidoscope Career Model (KCM) concerning gender differences in midcareer. Unemployed individuals were surveyed (n = 744) to determine gender differences in the three parameters across five segmented career stages. The results showed variance in the Authenticity,…
Descriptors: Career Development, Midlife Transitions, Females, Gender Differences
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Noesgaard, Mette Strange – Journal of Career Development, 2018
This article explores how the perception of increasing professionalism of home health-care influences caregivers' experienced work engagement. A qualitative study including 24 interviews, 85 hours of observations and the think-aloud technique was applied in three Danish caregiving organizations. Using a consensual qualitative research approach,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Home Health Aides, Caregivers, Caregiver Attitudes
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Bouchard, Lauren M.; Nauta, Margaret M. – Journal of Career Development, 2018
This study examined the role of work volition in the relation between college students' health and several short-term career outcome variables. The responses of 393 students to an online survey revealed that the number of the last 30 days that were deemed unhealthy was significantly related to work volition, and work volition was associated with…
Descriptors: College Students, Predictor Variables, Online Surveys, Occupational Aspiration
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McWhirter, Ellen Hawley; Garcia, Eric A.; Bines, Derrick – Journal of Career Development, 2018
We test two models in which Latina/o students' school connectedness partially mediates the relationship between barriers (discrimination experiences at school and other educational barriers, respectively) and thoughts of dropping out of high school. Results of a moderated mediator analyses in a sample of 896 Latina/o high school students were…
Descriptors: Hispanic American Students, Student School Relationship, Barriers, Racial Discrimination
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Goldfarb, Yael – Journal of Career Development, 2018
Motives behind occupational choice of graduates in two tertiary training programs for Israeli ultraorthodox (Haredi) women, practical engineering (PE) and teaching (T), are explored. Five hundred and twelve participants (278 PEs and 234 Ts) answered a questionnaire referring to 13 potential work motives. The main findings are as follows: (a)…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Career Choice, Jews, Religious Cultural Groups
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Salzmann, Patrizia; Berweger, Simone; Ark, Tavinder K. – Journal of Career Development, 2018
Affective occupational commitment (AOC) during training is considered to prevent occupational turnover and positively influence later work-related outcomes and learning processes. However, little is known about AOC development in a training context. This study examines antecedents and consequences of AOC and its development during vocational…
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Affective Behavior, Work Ethic, Staff Development
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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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