Career Literature Review: Future Work Selves & Proactive Career Behaviours

This week's study is by 3 Australian researchers, Karoline Strauss, Mark Griffin, and Sharon Parker, and was published last year in the Journal of Applied Psychology: Future Work Selves: How Salient Hoped-For Identities Motivate Proactive Career Behaviours. With a nod to the nonlinear and complex way that careers play out in the modern world, the … Continue reading Career Literature Review: Future Work Selves & Proactive Career Behaviours

Career Literature Review: Psychological Mobility In The Boundaryless Career Era

Career Literature Reviews is a regular series of posts wherein I delve into the career development literature in search of interesting findings, and discuss the articles I've read, along with a few of my thoughts.  --- Article Title: Being unemployed in the boundaryless career era: Does psychological mobility pay off? Authors: Sarah Vansteenkiste, Marijke Verbruggen, Luc Sels … Continue reading Career Literature Review: Psychological Mobility In The Boundaryless Career Era

Introducing: Career Literature Reviews!

About six weeks ago, I decided that I wanted to make a bigger commitment to being connected to the world of career development research. It's easy to become complacent around issues such as this - work is busy, after all. Even at times of year when there aren't as many students booking appointments (and those … Continue reading Introducing: Career Literature Reviews!