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Brink, Kyle E.; Zondag, Marcel M. – Journal of Career Development, 2021
This study examines whether job attribute preferences differ across three generational cohorts (i.e., cohorts of undergraduate students from 1995, 2004, and 2013). In 2013, we surveyed undergraduate students from several U.S. universities. We also obtained archival results from surveys administered to undergraduate students in 1995 and 2004. We…
Descriptors: Preferences, Generational Differences, Job Applicants, Undergraduate Students
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Park-Taylor, Jennie; Reynolds, Jason D.; Jackson, Margo A.; Ponterotto, Joseph G. – Journal of Career Development, 2021
Careerography, which is the intensive examination of the work experiences and career life course of an individual of historical or present significance through a vocational theoretical lens, has several important applications for psychologists. The present article provides a brief overview of careerography in the context of the more established…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Psychology, Biographies, Graduate Study
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Ponterotto, Joseph G.; Park-Taylor, Jennie – Journal of Career Development, 2021
The present article introduces the topic and research area of careerography, an adaptation of psychobiography to the field of career psychology. A brief historical overview of psychobiography is provided, and the reciprocal value of linking psychobiographical research methods to theory development in career psychology is emphasized. Best practices…
Descriptors: Career Development, Biographies, Personality Studies, Personality Theories
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Li, Yue; Mitts, Nancy Goodrich; Whiston, Susan C. – Journal of Career Development, 2021
Chinese international students are the largest international student body (33.19%) in the United States. However, career services on college campuses are underutilized by this population despite their pressing needs for career guidance. Chinese international students' expectations about career counseling may explain the disconnection between needs…
Descriptors: Asians, Foreign Students, Expectation, Career Counseling
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Kao, Kuo-Yang; Lee, Hui-Ting; Rogers, Altovise; Hsu, Hao-Hsin; Lin, Mi-Ting – Journal of Career Development, 2021
Limited research exists around how to effectively enhance the job search behaviors and self-efficacy of job seekers during the job search process. In the current study, we investigated whether mentoring functions (i.e., career and psychosocial functions) are related to job search behaviors through job search self-efficacy. Moreover, we tested the…
Descriptors: Mentors, Job Search Methods, Self Efficacy, Self Management
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Ma, Pei-Wen Winnie; Shea, Munyi – Journal of Career Development, 2021
The current study explores contextual factors that contribute to the linkage between perceived barriers and career outcome expectations of first-generation college students (FGCS). The authors tested how FGCS' sense of coherence, social support from family, peers, and a special person, as well as their sense of campus connectedness mediate or…
Descriptors: First Generation College Students, Undergraduate Students, Late Adolescents, Student Attitudes
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Chu, Moong L.; Creed, Peter A.; Conlon, Elizabeth G. – Journal of Career Development, 2021
Informed by role boundary congruence, person-environment fit, and conservation of resources theories, this study tested a cross-sectional, moderated-mediation model of work-study boundary congruence in working tertiary students (N = 401). In this model, contextual supports (family and workplace) were associated with well-being, academic…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Work Attitudes, Study Habits
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Li, Jiaqi; Mau, Wei-Cheng Joseph; Chen, Shr-Jya; Lin, Tzu-Chi; Lin, Ting-Yu – Journal of Career Development, 2021
Although personal inputs and contextual variables in social cognitive career theory (SCCT) are recognized as key factors that affect career interests and choices, research has given minimal attention to the role of these variables in a collectivistic culture context. We present a study examining science, technology, engineering, and mathematics…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Science Careers, Career Development, Career Choice
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Al-Asfour, Ahmed; Tlaiss, Hayfaa A.; Shield, Sandra White – Journal of Career Development, 2021
Few studies have explored the careers of Native Americans. Historically, this population has been, and continues to be, ignored within mainstream career and management studies. To address this research gap, the current study explores the challenges that Native Americans, living and working in various locations and states across the United States,…
Descriptors: Work Experience, American Indians, Career Choice, Educational Attainment
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Morán, Valeria E.; Cupani, Marcos; Azpilicueta, Ana E.; Garrido, Sebastián J.; Martinatto, Cintia A. – Journal of Career Development, 2021
Studies of self-efficacy that is linked to realistic, investigative, artistic, social, enterprising, and conventional (RIASEC) typology constitute a growing field of research because of its relevance to vocational and occupational choices. Particularly in Argentina, this line of research is still ongoing and requires valid and reliable measurement…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Test Validity, Factor Structure, Educational Experience
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Choo, Casey Ee Kiang; Kan, Zi Xiang; Cho, Eunae – Journal of Career Development, 2021
As term-time employment for college students has rapidly increased worldwide, the topic of multiple role engagement among employed students has attracted much research attention. Nevertheless, how paid employment might affect student outcomes remains unknown. With this in mind, we provide a critical synthesis of the school-work-life (SWL)…
Descriptors: Education Work Relationship, Student Employment, Outcomes of Education, Undergraduate Students
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Kvasková, Lucia; Almenara, Carlos A. – Journal of Career Development, 2021
This longitudinal study examined the relationship between Zimbardo time perspectives (TPs) and career decision-making self-efficacy (CDMSE). In total, 1,753 young adults participated in the longitudinal study. For the present study, we selected only participants who were students and provided information on TPs, CDMSE, and sociodemographic…
Descriptors: Time Perspective, Decision Making, Self Efficacy, Longitudinal Studies
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Deemer, Eric D.; Derosa, Pedro A.; Duhon, Stacey A.; Dotterer, Aryn M. – Journal of Career Development, 2021
Building upon psychological momentum theory, we draw an analogy between motivational constructs proposed herein and the physical principles of mass, inertia, and momentum. From these principles, we derived constructs representing academic inertia in states of both low and high momentum. The sample consisted of 105 African American college students…
Descriptors: Student Motivation, College Students, African American Students, STEM Education
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Wang, Danni; Hou, Zhi-Jin; Ni, Jing; Tian, Lu; Zhang, Xin; Chi, Hao-Yang; Zhao, Adam – Journal of Career Development, 2020
This study investigated categorization of perfectionism subtypes for Chinese undergraduates and the effects of perfectionism subtypes on career outcomes based on two prominent, competing models of perfectionism, the tripartite model and 2 × 2 model. Indices of career outcome were defined with career adaptability (positive) and career…
Descriptors: Personality Problems, Decision Making, Career Choice, Undergraduate Students
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Sáinz, Milagros; Fàbregues, Sergi; Rodó-de-Zárate, Maria; Martínez-Cantos, José-Luis; Arroyo, Lidia; Romano, María-José – Journal of Career Development, 2020
The present study examined gender differences in the motivations leading young people to pursue highly male-dominated Science, Technology and Mathematics (STEM) degrees and careers. Seventeen young people, either enrolled in university studies or working in the private STEM sector, were interviewed. Drawing on the factors influencing…
Descriptors: Gender Differences, Career Choice, STEM Education, Student Attitudes
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