Career Development International: Volume 21 Issue 5


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Political skill reduces the negative impact of distrust

Vickie Coleman Gallagher, James A. Meurs, Kenneth J. Harris

A number of studies have explored the benefits (e.g. enhanced job performance and reduced strain), of being politically skilled. Within the framework of uncertainty management…

Antecedents of work engagement among high potential employees

Violetta Khoreva, Maarten van Zalk

The implicit assumption since the beginning of the science and practice of human resource management (HRM) has been that if we do HRM well, this will somehow make organizations…


Job crafting and motivation to continue working beyond retirement age

Philipp Wolfgang Lichtenthaler, Andrea Fischbach

The purpose of this paper is to examine how promotion- and prevention-focussed job crafting impacts the motivation of older employees to continue working beyond retirement age…


Contextualizing employability: Do boundaries of self-directedness vary in different labor market groups?

Maxim Kovalenko, Dimitri Mortelmans

Individual employability has become a crucial element in ensuring labor security in flexibilizing labor markets. The importance of agency-side factors as antecedents of…


Hierarchical plateau and turnover intention of employees at the career establishment stage: Examining mediation and moderation effects

Baoguo Xie, Xun Xin, Guanglin Bai

Applying the theory of work adjustment (TWA), the purpose of this paper is to investigate whether the effect of hierarchical plateau on the turnover intention of employees at the…


Meaningful work: differences among blue-, pink-, and white-collar occupations

Marjolein Lips-Wiersma, Sarah Wright, Bryan Dik

The purpose of this paper is to compare the importance currently placed on meaningful work (MFW), and determine the frequency by which it is experienced in blue-, pink-, and…

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