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Lim, Sun Ah; You, Sukkyung – Journal of Career Development, 2019
The purpose of this study was to identify the factors influencing adolescents' career development. Using three-wave longitudinal data (Seoul Education Longitudinal Study2010), we examined the direct and indirect effects of parents' support on career maturity, in addition to the mediating effect of self-esteem in the relationship between parents'…
Descriptors: Parent Influence, Vocational Maturity, Adolescents, Career Development
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Falco, Lia D.; Summers, Jessica J. – Journal of Career Development, 2019
This study evaluated whether a career group intervention that incorporates the four sources of self-efficacy and addresses perceived career barriers is effective at improving the career decision self-efficacy and science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) self-efficacy for adolescent girls. Of the 88 girls in our study, 42 students…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Self Efficacy, STEM Education, High School Students
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Carrico, Cheryl; Matusovich, Holly M.; Paretti, Marie C. – Journal of Career Development, 2019
To explore the ways context may shape career choices, we used a qualitative approach to analyze interviews with college-oriented high school students from the rural Central Appalachia region of Virginia. Using social cognitive career theory, we analyzed pathways to career choices and relevant contextual factors, using data from 24 interviews.…
Descriptors: Career Choice, High School Students, Cultural Influences, Student Attitudes
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Muzika, Keaton C.; Hudyma, Aaron; Garriott, Patton O.; Santiago, Dana; Morse, Jessica – Journal of Career Development, 2019
The present study examined the role of social class in the career decision-making of undergraduate students attending a private university. Grounded theory was used to describe the process of social class and undergraduates' career interests and plans. Interviews with undergraduate students (N = 21) resulted in four categories and 13 axial codes.…
Descriptors: Social Class, Student Attitudes, Career Choice, Decision Making
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Leonard, Morgan V.; Plexico, Laura W.; Plumb, Allison M. – Journal of Career Development, 2019
The role of personality in specialty choices of speech-language pathology (SLP) students was examined. Specialty choices were obtained using a demographic questionnaire, and personality was measured with the Multidimensional Personality Questionnaire (MPQ) in an electronic survey. The personalities of SLP students were compared to students in nine…
Descriptors: Personality Traits, Speech Language Pathology, Questionnaires, Personality Measures
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Urbanaviciute, Ieva; Kairys, Antanas; Paradnike, Kristina; Pociute, Birute – Journal of Career Development, 2019
In the contemporary world, career counseling professionals need to focus on skills that help people bring benefit from positive chances and minimize the damage of negative events. The Planned Happenstance Career Inventory (PHCI) was created to measure these skills. The main aim of the present study was to test the dimensionality and concurrent…
Descriptors: Career Development, Undergraduate Students, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries
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Shivy, Victoria A.; Guion, David B.; Green, Brooke A.; Wingate, Jesse A. – Journal of Career Development, 2019
This study evaluates cross-sectional data from 9 years of the "INTUIT: Work and Careers" intervention (N = 491), a program for female offenders in reentry. Of several measures used, participants showed increases on the five career decision-making self-efficacy factors assessed by the "Career Decision Making Self-Efficacy Short Form…
Descriptors: Females, Correctional Institutions, Institutionalized Persons, Decision Making
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Valero, Domingo; Keller, Anita C.; Hirschi, Andreas – Journal of Career Development, 2019
Role models provide youth with valuable information on how to pursue their career goals. However, whether the presence of role models is related to career development beyond social support has not been sufficiently addressed. We investigated how perceived role model influence and social support were related to goal engagement among 191 students…
Descriptors: Role Models, Immigrants, Social Support Groups, Career Development
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Rochat, Shékina – Journal of Career Development, 2019
Motivational interviewing (MI) is receiving increasing attention in the field of career counseling. Using a quasi-experimental design, this pilot study examines the impact of MI training on career counselors' behaviors and clients' talk within audio-recorded interviews. Eight school-based career counselors participated in the study. They…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Motivation Techniques, Pilot Projects, Audio Equipment
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Xu, Huixuan; Lee, John Chi-Kin – Journal of Career Development, 2019
This paper draws on Marcia and Porfeli's identity status models to examine the relationship between adolescent career identity formation and its contextual aspects. Focus group interviews were conducted with 26 students at two Hong Kong senior secondary schools. It was found that most participants exhibited the career identity statuses of…
Descriptors: Self Concept, Career Development, Correlation, Focus Groups
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Zhang, Lindy; Lee, Edward S.; Kenworthy, Charles A.; Chiang, Serena; Holaday, Louisa; Spencer, Dennis J.; Poll-Hunter, Norma Iris; Sánchez, John Paul – Journal of Career Development, 2019
The Asian race represents one of the fastest growing racial groups in the United States that have unique health-care issues and barriers to services. Despite being the second largest racial group among medical students, Asians represent a markedly smaller proportion of leadership. Greater inclusion may facilitate Asian-related curriculum content…
Descriptors: Asian American Students, Medical Students, Student Attitudes, Career Choice
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Fu, Mingchen; Zhang, Li-Fang; Li, Bing – Journal of Career Development, 2019
The main objective of the present study was to explore the role of the forces in the context external to the setting of a specific vocational setting (i.e., an academic major in a university) in the congruence-satisfaction relationship. Four hundred and fifty-three Chinese university students responded to the Career Personality Styles Inventory,…
Descriptors: Vocational Interests, College Students, Foreign Countries, Majors (Students)
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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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