153 results for Taxonomy=Career development theory

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Does happiness promote career success? Revisiting the evidence, IN Journal of Career Assessment, Vol 26 No 2 May 2018, pp199-219 [2018]

Looks at empirical research to examine whether happiness causes career success. Finds that cross-sectional literature shows that happiness is positively associated with job autonomy, job satisfaction...

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Experiential work-based learning as a social mobility mechanism for widening participation students, IN Journal of the National Institute for Career Education and Counselling, No 38 Apr 2017, pp44-51 [2017]

Considers the impact of an experiential work-based learning (WBL) programme aimed at enhancing the career development and social mobility of disadvantaged cohorts. Looks at changes in employability-re...

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Integrating job loss, unemployment, and reemployment with social cognitive career theory, IN Journal of Career Assessment, Vol 25 No 1 Feb 2017, pp40-57 [2017] External document

Explores how job loss and recovery can be understood through the lens of social cognitive career theory’s career self-management (SCCT-CSM) model. Presents an overview of SCCT. Looks at social cogniti...

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Career choice and calling: integrating calling and social cognitive career theory, IN Journal of Career Assessment, Vol 23 No 3 Aug 2015, pp383-398 [2015]

Examines the extent to which a sense of calling affects career choice attitudes. Tests the extent to which calling is related to career outcome expectations, interests and goals, through a study base...

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Career decision making in island communities: applying the concept of the aquapelago to the Shetland and Orkney Islands, IN Shima: the International Journal of Research into Island Cultures, Vol 9 No 1 2015, pp38-52 [2015] Full document External document

Explores the concept of the 'aquapelago' in the context of young islanders' career decisions in Orkney and Shetland. Discusses: career decision-making in island contexts; understanding the island cont...

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Volunteering and reemployment status in unemployed emerging adults: a time-worthy investment, IN Journal of Career Assessment, Vol 23 No 1 Feb 2015, pp152-165 [2015]

Investigates the relationships between volunteering, length of unemployment, likelihood/quality of reemployment and job search strategies in a sample of emerging adults. Draws on the results of an onl...

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Do NEETs need grit? (IZA discussion paper no 8740) [2014] External document

Investigates the relationship between personality traits in adolescence and education and labour market choices. Focuses on the impact of grit (a tendency and ability to sustain interest in long term ...

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Market thickness and the early labour market career of university graduates: an urban advantage?, IN Spatial Economic Analysis, Vol 9 No 4 Dec 2014, pp396-419 [2014]

Draws on Swedish micro-level panel data on a cohort of university graduates to analyse the preferences of new graduates for starting their careers in large urban regions. Hypothesises that the job mar...

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Young people's perceptions about post-18 education and training options: a report for the University and College Union [2014] External document

Assesses how learners’ perceptions of post-18 education and training options vary by gender, age and socioeconomic background. Looks at why there are significant differences between male and female pa...

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Student awareness of costs and benefits of educational decisions: effects of an information campaign and media exposure (Department of Quantitative Social Science Working paper no 14-19) [2014] External document

Investigates students’ knowledge and their receptiveness to information campaigns about the costs and benefits of staying on in education. Compares the effects of a specially designed information camp...

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