publication . Article . 2010

Individual predictors of adolescents' vocational interest stabilities

Hirschi, Andreas;
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  • Published: 12 Jan 2010
  • Country: Germany
Abstract
The study investigated the predictive utility of interest profile differentiation, coherence, elevation, congruence, and vocational identity commitment and career maturity (career planning and exploration) on the 10-month interest stability of 292 Swiss eighth-grade students: profile, rank, and level stabilities were assessed. Controlling for socio-demographic and vocational interest type variables, measures of differentiated and coherent vocational interests were significant predictors of profile stability. Interest elevation predicted more rank and level stability. The career development variables explained only a non-significant additional amount of variance ...
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free text keywords: /dk/atira/pure/core/keywords/549207066, Business psychology, individual predictors adolescents vocational interest stabilities coherence elevation congruence vocational identity commitment career maturity Adolescent Attitudes Occupational Interests Professional Identity Vocational Maturity Commitment Self Congruence Sense of Coherence, Adolescence, Career development, Interest development, /dk/atira/pure/core/keywords/gender_and diversity, Gender and Diversity, Education, Visual Arts and Performing Arts, Pedagogy, Social psychology, Predictive validity, Vocational Maturity, Vocational education, Psychology, Applied psychology, Career planning
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publication . Article . 2010

Individual predictors of adolescents' vocational interest stabilities

Hirschi, Andreas;