Career Development International: Volume 27 Issue 1


Table of contents - Special Issue: Current Trends in Careers Theory and Research

Guest Editors: I.M. Jawahar

Forty years of political skill and will in organizations: a review, meta-theoretical framework and directions for future research

Liam P. Maher, Aqsa Ejaz, Chi Lan Nguyen, Gerald R. Ferris

The purpose of this paper is to review the scholarship on political skill and political will so that the authors might inspire future work that assesses these constructs…

The social psychology of work engagement: state of the field

Arnold B. Bakker

Research on work engagement is flourishing and shows important links between work engagement and career success. However, a systematic account of the social-psychological origins…


A state-of-the-art overview of job-crafting research: current trends and future research directions

Maria Tims, Melissa Twemlow, Christine Yin Man Fong

In celebration of the 25th anniversary of the founding of Career Development International, a state-of-the-art overview of recent trends in job-crafting research was conducted…


Publishing quantitative careers research: challenges and recommendations

Bert Schreurs, Angus Duff, Pascale M. Le Blanc, Thomas H. Stone

This article aims to provide prospective authors guidelines that will hopefully enable them to submit more competitive manuscripts to journals publishing careers research.


Exploring careers through a qualitative lens: an investigation and invitation

Julia Richardson, Deborah Anne O'Neil, Kaye Thorn

In this paper, the authors investigate and celebrate the contributions that qualitative research has made to Career Development International (CDI) and careers scholarship over…

What do we know about career and development? Insights from Career Development International at age 25

Arup Varma, Satish Kumar, Riya Sureka, Weng Marc Lim

Career Development International (CDI) is an established source of scientific research on careers and development. The journal reached its 25-years milestone in 2021. To…


The why, what and how of career research: a review and recommendations for future study

Yehuda Baruch, Sherry E. Sullivan

The field of careers studies is complex and fragmented. The aim of this paper is to detail why it is important to study careers, what we study and how we study key issues in this…

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