Subjects -> OCCUPATIONS AND CAREERS (Total: 33 journals)
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Advances in Developing Human Resources     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 33)
American Journal of Pastoral Counseling     Hybrid Journal  
BMC Palliative Care     Open Access   (Followers: 39)
British Journal of Guidance & Counselling     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 22)
Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 10)
Career Development International     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 19)
Career Development Quarterly     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 5)
Community Development     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 25)
Education + Training     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 28)
Entrepreneurship Research Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 16)
Equality, Diversity and Inclusion : An International Journal     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 21)
Field Actions Science Reports     Open Access  
Formation emploi     Open Access  
Health Care Analysis     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17)
Human Resource Development Review     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 33)
Industrial and Organizational Psychology     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 28)
International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
International Journal for Quality in Health Care     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 41)
International Journal of Health Care Quality Assurance     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 15)
International Journal of Work Innovation     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 2)
Journal of Career Assessment     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Journal of Career Development     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 12)
Journal of Human Capital     Full-text available via subscription   (Followers: 14)
Journal of Human Development and Capabilities : A Multi-Disciplinary Journal for People-Centered Development     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 24)
Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 7)
Journal of Psychological Issues in Organizational Culture     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 8)
Journal of Vocational Behavior     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 28)
Neurocritical Care     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 17)
Palliative & Supportive Care     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 37)
Performance Improvement Quarterly     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Professions and Professionalism     Open Access   (Followers: 9)
Recherches & éducations     Open Access  
Rehabilitation Counseling Bulletin     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 3)
Research on Economic Inequality     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 11)
Trabajo : Revista de la Asociación Estatal de Centros Universitarios de Relaciones Laborales y Ciencias del Trabajo     Open Access  
Vocations and Learning     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 9)
Work and Occupations     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 56)
Work, Employment & Society     Hybrid Journal   (Followers: 51)
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International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance
Journal Prestige (SJR): 0.417
Citation Impact (citeScore): 1
Number of Followers: 9  
  Hybrid Journal Hybrid journal (It can contain Open Access articles)
ISSN (Print) 1573-1782 - ISSN (Online) 0251-2513
Published by Springer-Verlag Homepage  [2653 journals]
  • Using the hope-centered career inventory (HCCI)—Italian version with
           healthcare professionals
    • Abstract: To address twenty-first century challenges, Niles, Amundson, and Neault (2011) developed the Hope-Centered Model of Career Development (HCMCD) from which they derived the Hope-Centered Career Inventory (including domains of hope, self-reflection, self-clarity, visioning, goal setting/planning, implementing, and adapting). The current study tests the psychometric properties, structural, convergent, and discriminant validity of the Italian version of the HCCI. Confirmatory factor analyses in a sample of 536 healthcare professionals supported the validity of the measure among healthcare professional, confirmed the model of hope-centered career competencies, and reinforced the importance of hope for an effective career self-management in the current work context.
      PubDate: 2021-04-01
  • Work–study boundary congruence: its relationship with student
           well-being and engagement
    • Abstract: We tested a work–study congruence model, in which student role congruence was related to student engagement and well-being via work–study conflict and facilitation. We found (251 working students; 70% female; mean age 24.68 years) greater congruence to be associated with better engagement and well-being, and conflict and facilitation to mediate partially between congruence and well-being, explaining 37.5% of the variance in engagement and 41.1% in well-being. The study demonstrates that the role congruence approach is useful to understand the experiences of working students and points to how interventions might assist students who struggle with multiple competing roles.
      PubDate: 2021-04-01
  • Work orientation questionnaire: measurement invariance and criterion
           validity among Swiss, Israeli, and Italian workers
    • Abstract: This study examined the measurement equivalence of the Work Orientation Questionnaire (WOQ) that assesses five orientations of work meaning: calling, job, career, social embeddedness, and busyness in a sample of Swiss, Israeli, and Italian workers (N = 909). Tests of measurement invariance suggest that the WOQ is reliable and valid across the three countries. Three out of the five orientations (calling, job, and social embeddedness) predicted work engagement, career satisfaction, and job satisfaction in all three countries. Overall, the WOQ seems to be a useful tool to assess the various meanings of work in a diversity of cultural settings.
      PubDate: 2021-04-01
  • Let’s talk about career guidance in secondary schools! A consideration
           of the professional capital of school staff in Ireland and England
    • Abstract: The delivery of a comprehensive career guidance service in secondary schools through the whole school model that equips students with requisite career learning and development competencies has garnered credence in recent years. This article deliberates on the current situation of this type of provision in secondary schools in Ireland and England and the implications for professional practice in both countries. Specifically, it considers the conditions that could support the delivery of a whole school approach to career guidance through the concept of professional capital.
      PubDate: 2021-04-01
  • Social cognitive factors of science, technology, engineering, and
           mathematics career interests
    • Abstract: Guided by the social cognitive career theory (SCCT), this study examines the factors influencing science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) career interests and the career goals of college students in Taiwan (N = 320). A two-step modeling approach was used. First, the measurement part of the model was examined followed by a test of the full structural equation model. Both the measurement models and the path models were confirmed, suggesting a good fit of SCCT for Taiwanese college students. The correlations among SCCT constructs were in the expected directions. Implications for professional counseling and research are discussed.
      PubDate: 2021-04-01
  • Calling and career commitment among Chinese college students: career locus
           of control as a moderator
    • Abstract: We examined career locus of control (CLOC) as a moderator in calling and career commitment among 481 Chinese college students. Hierarchical regression indicated that powerful others’ control and chance control weakened calling’s relationship with career commitment. A person-centered cluster analysis identified four clusters: (1) high internal and high/moderate external, (2) low internal and high external, (3) high internal and low external, and (4) low internal and low external. Calling was positively correlated with career commitment for individuals in clusters 1 and 4, but the correlations were not significant among individuals in clusters 2 and 3.
      PubDate: 2021-04-01
  • Children’s occupational knowledge: a conceptual framework and
    • Abstract: We describe a conceptual framework for and introduce a measure to examine children’s knowledge about occupations and the world of work. The framework comprises three aspects of occupational knowledge: identifying occupations from pictures (occupational picture naming), naming and explaining occupations (occupational vocabulary), and explaining the essence of work (occupational comprehension). Scale development included exploratory and confirmatory phases. The Cronbach alpha for the subscales ranged between 0.70 and 0.90. Age differences on scales were compared between 3- and 8-year-old children (N = 101). The older children demonstrated greater occupational knowledge than the youngest in all aspects. Theoretical and practical implications are discussed.
      PubDate: 2021-04-01
  • Enacted mind, enminded and encultured action in vocational counseling:
           contextual action theory
    • Abstract: Vocational counseling is rooted in a dualistic Cartesian conception of life: the separation of mind and body. In contrast, neuropsychology and cognitive psychology provide a non-Cartesian approach, emphasizing the notion of enacted mind. Recent developments in vocational psychology, such as the constructionist and relational approaches, systems theory, and calls for agency, integrate such thinking. For example, contextual action theory offers a comprehensive approach to enacted mind and enminded and encultured action. Additionally, empirical research and counseling practice offer tools not only to fulfill the criteria required by a non-Cartesian approach but bring career counseling practice closer to human experience.
      PubDate: 2021-04-01
  • LGB identity and career decision-making self-efficacy among sexual
           minority college students
    • Abstract: The purpose of this study is to examine the effects of LGB identity on career decision-making self-efficacy. This study utilizes a mediation model that incorporates a personal (self-compassion) and an environmental (social support) factor as key model variables. Mediating effects of social support and self-compassion were found. Specifically, LGB identity was associated with social support, which in turn was linked with increased self-compassion, resulting in greater self-efficacy in career decision-making.
      PubDate: 2021-04-01
  • Development and validation of the Career-related Teacher Support Scale:
           data from China
    • Abstract: Support from teachers is essential to students’ career preparation and planning, but few instruments assess their career-related support. We describe the development and validation of the Career-related Teacher Support Scale (CRTSS) among Chinese technical college students (N = 1674). Exploratory and confirmatory factor analyses indicate: (a) three types of perceived career-related teacher support; (b) best fit for a bi-factor model with a general factor and three sub-factors, with (c) the general factor explaining more common variance than sub-factors; (d) measurement invariance across genders; (e) good reliability and validity. Implications for researchers, policy makers, teachers, and students are discussed.
      PubDate: 2021-04-01
  • Young adults’ perceived future employability: antecedents and
    • Abstract: Optimistic perception of one’s future employability is critical for young people, being linked to motivation, behaviours, and well-being. We tested some antecedents and outcomes to perceived future employability (PFE) and their mediation effects. Responses (N = 324, 62.3% female, mean age 20.77 years) revealed that (1) career calling, strategies, proactivity, and encouragement were related to PFE, (2) PFE was related to career planning, performance, and satisfaction, and (3) PFE mediated all antecedents to satisfaction, but not to planning or performance.
      PubDate: 2021-04-01
  • Taking a test is telling stories: a narrative approach to interest
    • Abstract: Interest inventories are essential tools in the field of career counseling, and their usability can be enhanced based on narrative-based assessments and interventions from constructivist approaches. This paper aims to present a systematized procedure to facilitate narrative interventions based on the results of interest inventories. A conceptual relation between narrative career counseling and therapeutic assessment is proposed, as well as an explanation of the psychological processes involved in the response to self-report tests. Two cases are presented to illustrate the application of this procedure. The limitations of this study and directions for future research are also discussed.
      PubDate: 2021-04-01
  • How does career guidance at schools encounter migrant young people'
           Interactional practices that hinder socially just guidance
    • Abstract: The aim of this article is to show how interaction research can contribute to the understanding and praxis of socially just guidance. The article is theoretical, but it makes use of our previous empirical studies. We combine the ethnographic study of school and racism, and interactional research on guidance. We define guidance for social justice, explaining how this translates to the level of interactional practices. We show two empirical examples of interactional phenomena hindering socially just praxis. We lastly discuss our practical conclusions on how to help school career counsellors change their interactional practices.
      PubDate: 2021-03-09
  • Assisting athletes facing career transitions post-injury
    • Abstract: After facing a career-ending injury, athletes are often unprepared to find new occupations. With their identities and goals so deeply rooted in athletics from a young age, many athletes have not shown interest in or been educated in other fields of work. Additionally, physical and psychological trauma caused by injury and career-loss can impede the abilities to realistically perceive skills and limitations when considering new career paths. The current article identifies and discusses major issues faced by career-transitioning athletes post-injury and applies two theories, Social Cognitive Career Theory and Cochran’s Narrative Theory, to career counselling methods for this population.
      PubDate: 2021-03-05
  • Labour market information and social justice: a critical examination
    • Abstract: Labour Market Information forms a central place in career practice and how individuals enact their careers. This paper makes use of Alvesson and Sandberg’s (Constructing research questions: doing interesting research. Sage, Thousand Oaks, 2013) methodology of focussing research on theoretical assumptions to construct a critical literature review on the relationship between Labour Market Information and career guidance. This paper presents six theoretical conceptions from the career literature: Contact, Rationalism, Nomad, Adaptability, Constructivist and Social Justice. We will argue for the need to move towards more constructivist understandings of Labour Market Information as well understandings linked to more critical understandings of the labour market.
      PubDate: 2021-03-04
  • A broader educational and vocational outlook in compulsory education has
           consequences for social justice
    • Abstract: This article explores a new approach to career education and career guidance activities within compulsory education, with a shift in focus from students’ immediate choices to supporting curiosity and an open-minded expansion of horizons. Sen’s concept of capability and approach to social justice plays a central role. A Danish project on career learning in compulsory school aimed to broaden perspectives on education and work among students in the final years (age 13–16) through experience-based learning and reflection activities. Concrete examples of ‘what can be done’ to develop a socially just practice in school-based career education and guidance are provided.
      PubDate: 2021-03-02
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    • PubDate: 2021-02-28
  • Coping with career indecision: the role of courage and future orientation
           in secondary education students from Greek provincial cities
    • Abstract: This study examined the relationships among courage, strategies of coping with career indecision, and future orientation in a sample of high school students. A total of 460 Greek adolescents from provincial cities participated in the study. The results indicated that courage indirectly predicted future orientation through productive coping strategies. The main conclusion refers to the fact that specific interventions could promote productive coping strategies and courage, which in turn, may foster the future orientation of adolescents to construct multiple positive occupational pathways, coping with various career and life decisions and, overall, orient themselves positively toward the future.
      PubDate: 2021-02-27
  • A systemic and qualitative exploration of career adaptability among young
           people with refugee backgrounds
    • Abstract: This article reports on a secondary analysis of qualitative research about five African young adults with refugee backgrounds who storied through semi-structured interviews their career transition in the complex, everchanging systems of their migration journeys. Qualitative descriptors of career adaptability and the systems of the Systems Theory Framework informed data analysis. Findings revealed that the recursive interaction between the five career adaptability dimensions occurred within complex personal, social, geographic and socio-political systems of the migration journey. Findings extend theoretical understandings of career adaptability as a process deeply embedded in complex contextual systems. Suggestions inform career practitioners and future career research.
      PubDate: 2021-02-25
  • An introduction to the special section on the Capability Approach to
           career guidance
    • Abstract: This editorial introduces readers to the Capability Approach to career guidance. It outlines the origins of the approach in the work of economist Amartya Sen, and explains some of its key concepts. The Capability Approach offers a way to think about freedom, justice and well-being that has great relevance to the concerns of career guidance. A brief summary is provided of scholarship adapting the Capability Approach for application to career research, policy and practice. Finally, the four papers in the special section (Egdell & Robertson; Joncas & Pilote; Skovhus; Fuertes et al.) are introduced.
      PubDate: 2021-02-20
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