Career Development International: Volume 28 Issue 2


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Who wants to leave when facing mass lay-off: a regulatory focus perspective on turnover intentions and mobility-oriented behavior

Melvyn R.W. Hamstra, Bert Schreurs, L. Maxim Laurijssen, Elise Marescaux

Mass lay-offs tremendously impact employees and companies. Helping people toward new employment could help organizations manage costs and reputation. The authors sought to test a…

Called to stay? The moderating roles of feedback from others and role clarity in the relationship between experiencing a calling and organizational embeddedness

Julia Muehlhausen, Daniel Spurk, Andreas Hirschi, Anita Sandmeier

Organizational embeddedness of employees who are experiencing their work as a calling is of high relevance. Understanding what promotes staying in organizations can provide…

“Crafting your own success”: a time-lagged study on the mediating role of job crafting dimensions in the relationship between protean career and career success

Alessandro Lo Presti, Beatrice van der Heijden, Jon P. Briscoe, Assunta De Rosa

As the notions of protean career and job crafting share a common emphasis on self-management, proactivity and customization, this study aimed to examine if the associations…

Transnational education, labor market outcomes and graduate employability: a scoping review

Jessica Schueller

This scoping review aims to survey literature that covers employability preparation and labor market outcomes for graduates from transnational higher education institutions.

A comparative study of the work–life balance experiences and coping mechanisms of Nigerian and British single student-working mothers

Tonbara Mordi, Toyin Ajibade Adisa, Olatunji David Adekoya, Kareem Folohunso Sani, Chima Mordi, Muhammad Naseer Akhtar

Recent gender-related research has focused on how gender affects work–life balance (WLB), particularly whether men and women have similar difficulties balancing work and family…


Sustainable talent pipelines and person-organisation fit: strategic insights from UK graduates

William E. Donald

Drawing on a framework of person-organisation fit (POF) theory, this paper aims to understand how organisations can establish and maintain sustainable early-career talent…

Do work stressors facilitate or impede job crafting? The role of employee trait and work regulatory focus

Yufan Shang, Ruonan Zhao, Malika Richards

The purpose of this paper is to investigate the mechanism through which stressors influence job crafting. Based on regulatory focus theory, this study explores the mediating role…

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