Career Development International: Volume 10 Issue 1


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The effects of framing vocational choices on young adults' sets of career options

Daniel C. Feldman, Kathleen M. Whitcomb

The present paper examines the effects of two decision‐framing inductions on young adults' set of career options: first, whether young adults use abilities or interests as the…


Socialization and organizational outcomes of information technology professionals

Ruth C. King, Weidong Xia, James Campbell Quick, Vikram Sethi

This study examined how six institutionalized socialization tactics affect a particular occupation of knowledge workers – information technology (IT) professionals' role…


Rites, right?: The value of rites de passage for dealing with today's career transitions

Wolfgang Mayrhofer, Alexandre Iellatchitch

Modern careers have become increasingly non‐predictable, characterized by many occupational changes and transitions. Given this background, this paper analyses the potential…


The rites of passage of cross‐disciplinary concepts: Reflections on “Rites, right? The value of rites de passage for dealing with today's career transitions”

Yochanan Altman, Len Holmes

Mayrhofer and Iellatchitch's discussion of rites of passage in the context of contemporary careers raises some concerns as to the usefulness of the concept as well as to its…

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