Career Development International: Volume 16 Issue 2


Table of contents - Special Issue: Temporary employment: costs and benefits for (the careers of) employees and organizations

Guest Editors: Nele De Cuyper, Hans De Witte, Hetty Van Emmerik

Temporary employment: Costs and benefits for (the careers of) employees and organizations

Nele De Cuyper, Hans De Witte, Hetty Van Emmerik

The purpose of this paper is to answer two questions: How do temporary workers achieve well‐being and optimal functioning? and how is it possible to promote commitment and…


Expanding the temporal context of research on non‐permanent work: Previous experience, duration of and time remaining on contracts and employment continuity expectations

Michael Clinton, Claudia Bernhard‐Oettel, Thomas Rigotti, Jeroen de Jong

The purpose of this paper is to explore an expanded temporal context of non‐permanent work through an examination of the influence of previous experience of temporary working…


Perceived employability: Investigating outcomes among involuntary and voluntary temporary employees compared to permanent employees

Ulla Kinnunen, Anne Mäkikangas, Saija Mauno, Katri Siponen, Jouko Nätti

The purpose of the present study is to examine how perceived employability relates to job exhaustion, psychological symptoms and self‐rated job performance in involuntary and…


Training is an investment with return in temporary workers: A social exchange perspective

Maria José Chambel, Filipa Sobral

The purpose of this paper is to analyse whether a social exchange relationship between temporary workers and organizations is possible. The authors aim to consider whether, when…


Predicting temporary agency workers' behaviors: Justice, volition, and spillover

Catherine E. Connelly, Daniel G. Gallagher, Jane Webster

This empirical study aims to determine whether justice perceptions formed in one context (i.e. the agency or the client) relate to work behaviors in another context (i.e. the…


The role of professional identity commitment in understanding the relationship between casual employment and perceptions of career success

Belinda C. Allen

The purpose of this paper is to examine potential differences in identity commitment and career success perceptions between casually and permanently employed nurses. Specifically…

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