Career Development International: Volume 21 Issue 2


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Mindfulness at work: resource accumulation, well-being, and attitudes

Suzanne Zivnuska, K. Michele Kacmar, Merideth Ferguson, Dawn S. Carlson

Mindfulness is a well-studied phenomenon in many disciplines. Little is known about its impacts on employees at work. The purpose of this paper is to focus on mindfulness at work…


What makes employees engaged with their work? The role of self-efficacy and employee’s perceptions of social context over time

Chiara Consiglio, Laura Borgogni, Cristina Di Tecco, Wilmar B. Schaufeli

Work engagement represents an important aspect of employee well-being and performance and has been related to both job and personal resources. The purpose of this paper, based on…


Testing the impact of career motivation on knowledge gained versus skills learned for a sample of personal/home care aide trainees

Gary Blau, Susan A. Chapman, Melinda Neri

The purpose of this paper is to distinguish knowledge gained vs skills learned as two learning-related training criteria; and to then test the impact of two career motivation…

Who is your ideal mentor? An exploratory study of mentor prototypes

Sarah Frances Bailey, Elora C Voyles, Lisa Finkelstein, Kristina Matarazzo

One of the main aspects of a mentoring relationship involves the expectations that mentees have of an ideal mentor. However, the traits that mentees envision in an ideal mentor…


How do idiosyncratic deals contribute to the employability of older workers?

Janneke K. Oostrom, Martine Pennings, P. Matthijs Bal

The purpose of this paper is to examine the relationships of i-deals with the employability of older workers, and introduce two distinct theoretical processes through which these…


Give and you shall receive: investing in the careers of women professionals

Kate Walsh, Susan S. Fleming, Cathy A. Enz

The purpose of this paper is to explore what organizations can do to facilitate the retention and advancement of women professionals into top leadership positions. A social…

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