Career Development International: Volume 24 Issue 7


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The careers of university professional staff: a systematic literature review

Michelle Gander, Antonia Girardi, Megan Paull

Human capital is a key component of the success of organisations, and career development of staff is a vital component to both increasing and retaining human capital. Universities…


The role of felt obligation to mentor in mentor performance: An exploration of generalized reciprocity in mentoring

Stephanie Maynard-Patrick, S. Gayle Baugh

The authors introduce a new measure of felt obligation to mentor in order to explore generalized reciprocity in mentoring. The purpose of this paper is to explore whether felt…

The influence of employer rankings, employment experience, and employee characteristics on employer branding as an employer of choice

Gordhan K. Saini, I.M. Jawahar

Drawing on the psychological contract theory and signaling theory, the purpose of this paper is twofold: first, to examine the effect of employer rankings and employment…


Career adaptability and citizenship outcomes: a moderated mediation model

Chang Liu, Kun Yu

Drawing upon the career construction theory (Savickas, 2002, 2013) and the conservation of resources theory (Hobfoll, 1989, 2001), the purpose of this paper is to explore whether…

On the nomological net of (non-)workaholic subtypes

Greta Ontrup, Justine Patrzek

Research on workaholism distinguishes between enthusiastic and non-enthusiastic workaholics, a typology used in many studies. Yet, the methodical foundation on which the…

Emic vs etic frame of reference personality assessment in the prediction of work-related outcomes

Vlad Burtaverde, Dragos Iliescu

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the effect of both work-related and emic contextualization of personality measurement in the prediction of work-related outcomes.

When and why leaders trust followers: LMX as a mediator and empowerment as a moderator of the trustworthiness-trust relationship

I.M. Jawahar, Thomas H. Stone, Don Kluemper

Followers’ perceptions of leader trustworthiness affect their trust in the leader (Colquitt et al., 2007). However, because positive benefits of trust generally accrue when trust…


Servant leadership and career success: the effects of career skills and proactive personality

Zhen Wang, Kun Yu, Ruobing Xi, Xiaodan Zhang

The purpose of this paper is to examine the effect of servant leadership on followers’ subjective career success and the mediating role of career skills. The moderating effect of…

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