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de Oliveira, Manoela Ziebell; de Andrade, Alexsandro Luiz; Beria, Francielle Machado; Gomes, William Barbosa – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2019
Studies indicate that the costs resulting from voluntary turnover range from 93 to 200% of the annual salary for a single position, besides intangible losses for teams and individuals. The present study tested an explanatory model of turnover intention and a predictive model of voluntary turnover behavior among Brazilian employees. Participants…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Employee Attitudes, Labor Turnover, Intention
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Andreassen, Inga H.; Einarsdóttir, Sif; Lerkkanen, Jukka; Thomsen, Rie; Wikstrand, Frida – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2019
The development of education programmes in career guidance and counseling (CGC) has followed different paths among the various Nordic countries. Ten CGC programmes in Denmark, Finland, Greenland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden were evaluated against the NICE curricular model. The results show that all NICE core competences are represented in the…
Descriptors: Career Counseling, Counselor Training, Competency Based Education, Program Content
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Karacan-Ozdemir, Nurten – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2019
The present study examined the influence of career adaptability and gender on career decision-making difficulties among Turkish adolescents. The sample consisted of 702 high school students, 55% girls. The results showed that concern correlated negatively with lack of readiness, but positively with lack of information and inconsistent information.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, High School Students, Decision Making, Adolescents
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Barclay, Susan R.; Stoltz, Kevin B.; Clemente, Amy – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2019
The purpose of this mixed-methods study was to examine narrative responses of participants (n = 83) to the prompts of the career construction interview for manifest interests. We compared our analyzed results of narrative responses to participant Strong Interest Inventory-College Profile results to determine correlational strength. The results…
Descriptors: Interest Inventories, Vocational Interests, Correlation, Interviews
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Xing, Xue – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2019
The log-linear cognitive diagnosis model (LCDM) is a modern technique that dichotomously classifies individuals (e.g., possession and non-possession) on attributes of a multidimensional construct, which is particularly suited to diagnostic and formative assessments where a classification decision is desired (e.g., to assign intervention or not).…
Descriptors: Classification, Occupational Tests, Educational Assessment, Cognitive Measurement
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Di Palma, Tiziana; Reid, Hazel – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2019
To construct a career is a complex developmental task that involves several contextual and personal factors. The uncertainty and instability that characterise modern societies are evident in many European countries. The present study aimed to explore the processes of career development and meaning-making, and how cultural and contextual factors…
Descriptors: Career Development, Cultural Context, Career Choice, College Freshmen
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Kettunen, Jaana; Sampson, James P., Jr. – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2019
This article reports the findings from a phenomenographic investigation into career development experts' conceptions of challenges involved in the implementation of information and communication technologies (ICT) in career services. The results show that these challenges varied from (1) inadequate access to ICT, (2) inadequate access to…
Descriptors: Career Development, Barriers, Information Technology, Technology Integration
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Ashari, Zool Hilmi Mohamed; Azman, Norzaini; Rasul, Mohamad Sattar – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2019
This study examines the relationship between career interest, knowledge, adaptability and maturity in predicting career choice among 720 students in the Malaysian Skills Certification System. Career interest, knowledge and adaptability were found to be positively related to career choice, while career maturity was not significantly related to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Career Development, Interests, Knowledge Level
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Babarovic, Toni; Devic, Ivan; Burušic, Josip – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2019
This paper aims to explore middle school children's interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) in the context of Holland's model of vocational interests. The participants comprised 627 students aged 13 years, equally distributed by gender. The results showed that boys expressed stronger STEM interests than girls, with the…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Student Interests, Middle School Students, Science Interests
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Cremen, Suzanne Nanette – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2019
Vocation, as distinct from career, is not something one chooses but something to which one is called. Bringing a depth psychological perspective to debates around calling, I argue that surrendering the ego or personal will into a relationship with the unconscious psyche allows one's calling to emerge. Using a hybrid qualitative approach drawing on…
Descriptors: Vocational Interests, Career Choice, Psychology, Hermeneutics
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Fusco, L.; Sica, L. S.; Boiano, A.; Esposito, S.; Aleni Sestito, L. – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2019
This study focused on the relations between vocational identity, future orientation, and resilience. Southern Italian high school students (N = 342) were assessed using the Vocational Identity Scale Assessment (VISA) and Design My Future to evaluate future orientation and resilience. Future orientation and resilience were correlated positively…
Descriptors: Vocational Interests, Identification (Psychology), Foreign Countries, Adolescents
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Ulas, Ozlem; Yildirim, Ibrahim – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2019
The variables affecting final-year undergraduate students' career decision-making self-efficacy were explored in a group of 729 students across various departments of an urban university. A structural equation model was used to determine the variables that predicted students' self-efficacy in decision making, with results indicating that perceived…
Descriptors: Locus of Control, Barriers, Decision Making, Career Choice
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Morgan, Brandon; de Bruin, Gideon P. – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2019
This study set out to develop a short interest inventory based on Holland's model of vocational personality types using items from the South African Career Interest Inventory (SACII). In study 1, we used 1000 responses to the SACII from an existing database to select 30 items for this interest inventory. Satisfactory reliability and structural…
Descriptors: Vocational Interests, Interest Inventories, Test Construction, Test Validity
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Kettunen, Jaana; Makela, Julia Panke – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2019
This article reports on a phenomenographic investigation into practitioners' conceptions of ethical practice in social networking in career services. The results show that ethical practice was conceived as stemming from: (1) an information orientation, (2) a networking orientation, (3) an educational orientation, and (4) a collaborative…
Descriptors: Ethics, Social Networks, Employment Services, Occupational Information
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Georgiou, Konstantina; Nikolaou, Ioannis – International Journal for Educational and Vocational Guidance, 2019
Past research shows Psychological Capital (PsyCap) to be associated with behaviors and performance at work, but few studies link PsyCap to the job seeking process. This project highlights how PsyCap might support persistence and success among job seekers. In study 1, using a two-wave design (N = 447), findings indicate that PsyCap might help…
Descriptors: Job Search Methods, Job Applicants, Persistence, Success
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