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Owen, Mikaela S.; Kavanagh, Phillip S.; Dollard, Maureen F. – Journal of Career Development, 2018
The rise in working university students is a global phenomenon with more than half of the student population working while studying at university. Within this trend of dual participation, working students face unique stressors such as work-study conflict and facilitation. Work-study conflict drives students' poor health, whereas work-study…
Descriptors: College Students, Work Study Programs, Models, Conflict
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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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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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Santilli, Sara; Marcionetti, Jenny; Rochat, Shékina; Rossier, Jérôme; Nota, Laura – Journal of Career Development, 2017
The consequences of economic crisis are different from one European context to the other. Based on life design (LD) approach, the present study focused on two variables--career adaptability and a positive orientation toward future (hope and optimism)--relevant to coping with the current work context and their role in affecting life satisfaction. A…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adolescents, Vocational Adjustment, Psychological Patterns
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Jones, Brett D.; Tendhar, Chosang; Paretti, Marie C. – Journal of Career Development, 2016
The purpose of this study was to examine whether students' perceptions in a first-year university engineering course affected their engineering identification, motivational beliefs, and engineering major and career goals. Based on current motivation models and theories, we hypothesized that students' perceptions of the components of the MUSIC…
Descriptors: Engineering Education, Statistical Analysis, Prediction, Majors (Students)
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Callanan, Gerard A.; Zimmerman, Monica – Journal of Career Development, 2016
Reflecting the need for a better and broader understanding of the factors influencing the choices to enter into or exit an entrepreneurial career, this article applies a structured, normative model of career management to the career decision-making of entrepreneurs. The application of a structured model can assist career counselors, college career…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Decision Making, Entrepreneurship, Models
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Deemer, Eric D. – Journal of Career Development, 2015
Women contend with gender bias in certain science contexts, which suggests they may be likely to adopt prevention-focused modes of regulation aimed at maintaining safety and security in such settings. This study represented an integrated test of regulatory focus theory (RFT; Higgins, 1997, 1998) and the critical mass hypothesis, which assumes that…
Descriptors: Hypothesis Testing, Womens Education, Womens Studies, Majors (Students)
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Haratsis, Jessica M.; Hood, Michelle; Creed, Peter A. – Journal of Career Development, 2015
We tested a model based on the dual-process framework that assessed the relationships among personal resources, career goal appraisals, career attitudes, and career goal management, which have not been previously assessed together. The model (tested on a sample of 486 young adults: 74% female, M[subscript]age = 22 years) proposed that personal…
Descriptors: Occupational Aspiration, Young Adults, Goal Orientation, Work Attitudes
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Kim, Min Sun; Seo, Young Seok – Journal of Career Development, 2014
The purpose of this study was to investigate the applicability of social cognitive career theory (SCCT) in a cross-cultural setting by examining the relationships between the social cognitive variables of South Korean engineering students and their engineering interests and major choice goals across university type and gender. Participants (N =…
Descriptors: Social Cognition, Engineering Education, College Students, Counseling Techniques
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Conklin, Amanda M.; Dahling, Jason J.; Garcia, Pablo A. – Journal of Career Development, 2013
The authors tested a model based on the satisfaction model of social cognitive career theory (SCCT) that links college students' affective commitment to their major (the emotional identification that students feel toward their area of study) with career decision self-efficacy (CDSE) and career outcome expectations. Results indicate that CDSE…
Descriptors: College Students, Student Attitudes, Majors (Students), Decision Making
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Lin, Yi-Jiun; Flores, Lisa Y. – Journal of Career Development, 2013
Using a sample of 86 East Asian international graduate students, this study examined Bandura's perceived self-efficacy model (1986) in the domain of job search self-efficacy and tested the mediating effects of job search self-efficacy in the relationship between efficacy source variables and job search behaviors. Results show that both performance…
Descriptors: Self Efficacy, Career Development, Graduate Students, Foreign Students
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Son, SuJin; Kim, Do-Yeong – Journal of Career Development, 2013
This study examines the factors affecting a protege's willingness to take a mentor's advice. The sample for this study consisted of 183 proteges from two different South Korean organizations who were part of formal mentoring programs. We found protege commitment to be the principal factor that predisposes a protege to take advice from mentors and…
Descriptors: Mentors, Interpersonal Relationship, Foreign Countries, Trust (Psychology)
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Gadassi, Reuma; Gati, Itamar; Wagman-Rolnick, Halleli – Journal of Career Development, 2013
The present study investigated a new model for characterizing the way individuals make career decisions (career decision-making profiles [CDMP]). Using data from 285 students in a preacademic program, the present study assessed the association of the CDMP's dimensions with the Emotional and Personality-related Career decision-making Difficulties…
Descriptors: Career Choice, Self Efficacy, Psychological Patterns, Decision Making
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Prilleltensky, Isaac; Stead, Graham B. – Journal of Career Development, 2012
Adjusting to the world of work or challenging it is a dilemma that career counselors and helpers encounter daily. Counselors and clients may opt for one of the following choices: (a) adjust to, and challenge the system, at the same time, (b) adjust to the system but do not challenge it, (c) challenge the system but do not adjust to it, and (d)…
Descriptors: Social Justice, Psychology, Counselors, Career Counseling
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Nauta, Margaret M. – Journal of Career Development, 2012
A confirmatory factor analysis (CFA) tested the fit of Kelly and Lee's six-factor model of career decision problems among 188 college students. The six-factor model did not fit the data well, but a five-factor (Lack of Information, Need for Information, Trait Indecision, Disagreement with Others, and Choice Anxiety) model did provide a good fit.…
Descriptors: Factor Analysis, Self Efficacy, Career Choice, Performance Factors
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