Archetypal life themes, career orientations, and employability satisfaction of higher education students: a postmodern career counselling perspective

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Author: Coetzee, M.


The objective of the study was to explore the constructs archetypal live themes (measured by the Pearson-Marr Archetype Indicator), and career orientations (measured by the Career Orientations Inventory) from a postmodern career counselling perspective in facilitating students' employability satisfaction (measured by a single item scale). A random sample of 270 predominately black and female distance learning undergraduate students (mean age = 32) employed in the service industry participated in the survey. Correlational statistics revealed statistically significant relationships between...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Career development; Students; Higher education; Employment

Keywords: Career goal; Career counselling; Student interests; Employability

Geographic subjects: South Africa; Africa

Published: [Pretoria, South Africa]: Unisa Press for Higher Education South Africa, 2012

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Journal volume: 26

Journal number: 4

Journal date: 2012

Pages: pp. 691-716

ISSN: 1011-3487

Resource type: Article

Peer reviewed: Yes

Call number: TD/TNC 111.457

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