Career Development International: Volume 22 Issue 6


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#Trending topics in careers: a review and future research agenda

Jos Akkermans, Stella Kubasch

Virtually all contemporary scientific papers studying careers emphasize its changing nature. Indeed, careers have been changing during recent decades, for example becoming more…


Women and the legitimization of (not) engaging in paid work: logics from Lebanon

Charlotte M. Karam, Fida Afiouni

The purpose of this paper is to explore how public (i.e. culture, state, paid work) and private (i.e. household) patriarchal structures work to shape a woman’s own legitimacy…

Employment goal commitment moderates the impact of job search goal orientation on the job search process: A resource-allocation perspective

Adam Kanar

The purpose of this paper is to enhance the understanding of self-regulation during job search by integrating goal-orientation theory with a resource allocation framework.

Career transition consultants’ perceived roles

Emilie Hennequin, Bérangère Condomines, Nouchka Wielhorski

Employment transitions are an integral part of an individual’s career path. However, not every individual can cope with these changes. Some may not know how to mobilise their…


The challenges of employee resourcing: the perceptions of managers in Nigeria

Toyin Ajibade Adisa, Ellis L.C. Osabutey, Gbolahan Gbadamosi, Chima Mordi

The existing literature on the recruitment and selection process in Sub-Saharan African (SSA) context has not sufficiently revealed inherent challenges. The purpose of this paper…


Task-level work engagement of self-employed and organizationally employed high-skilled workers

Aleksandra Bujacz, Claudia Bernhard-Oettel, Thomas Rigotti, Petra Lindfors

Self-employed workers typically report higher well-being levels than employees. The purpose of this paper is to examine the mechanisms that lead to differences in work engagement…

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